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  • Friday Safety Chat

    By Dayna Hilton - Friday April 29, 2011
    I stumbled upon a link to the U.S. Fire Administration’s Kids Fire Safety on the Ready.gov website a little while ago and wanted to share with you. In this page, FEMA, the U.S. Fire Administration, and the National Commission on Children and...
  • Fire Safety Round Up

    By Dayna Hilton - Saturday April 9, 2011
    Received a note from Ed Comeau sharing that there will be a free webinar entitled, “Community Risk Reduction- doing it in the USA!” this coming Monday, April 11 th at 11:00 am. Eastern time. The webinar, sponsored by Vision 20/20 through a DHS...
  • Wednesday Fire Safety Programming Tip (April 5, 2011)

    By Dayna Hilton - Wednesday April 6, 2011
    Welcome to the Wednesday fire safety programming tip where we share low cost ideas to help your department's fire prevention program as well as other fire safety programming ideas. The fire safety dogs and I have been busy preparing for the launch of our...
  • Deadline Approaching for Scholarship Opportunity for Fire Safety Educators

    By Dayna Hilton - Thursday March 17, 2011
    Just received a reminder this morning that the application deadline for the 2011 NFPA Fire and Life Safety Educator scholarship must be received by close of business tomorrow, March 18th.  There is still time to get your application in. Having...
  • Wednesday Fire Safety Programming Tip 3/16/11

    By Dayna Hilton - Wednesday March 16, 2011
    This week there have been many wonderful resources that have become available to educators. I couldn’t wait to share some of them with you on the Playing it Safe blog here on firehouse.com!   "Never Leave Your Child Alone in a Car...
  • Wednesday Fire Safety Programming Tip 3/9/11

    By Dayna Hilton - Wednesday March 9, 2011
    The Learning Resource Center (LRC) at the National Emergency Training Center is a great resource that provides prevention and fire safety related materials for fire safety educators. The LRC is a reference service that provides both onsite and an online...
  • Wednesday Fire Safety Programming Tip 3/2/11

    By Dayna Hilton - Wednesday March 2, 2011
    In a previous post , I mentioned that NFPA was searching for the new "Voice of Sparky®" to celebrate Sparky’s 60 th birthday. Career firefighters, volunteer firefighters or other fire department employees were invited to submit videos of...
  • The moment many of us have been waiting for!

    By Dayna Hilton - Thursday February 17, 2011
    This just out! If you are like me, you have be waiting with anticipation for the third edition of the Fire and Life Safety manual from IFSTA to come out. It was an honor to serve on the validation committee for the manual, and within the coming...
  • Wednesday Fire Safety Programming Tip 2/15/11

    By Dayna Hilton - Wednesday February 16, 2011
    One of the things that I enjoy doing on the Playing Safe Blog here on Firehouse.com, is sharing ideas with other educators. When I was a new fire safety educator, I was nicknamed "Sponge" by a fellow educator, because I loved learning as much as I...
  • Wednesday Fire Safety Tip 2/9/2011

    By Dayna Hilton - Wednesday February 9, 2011
    Low on funds? Contests are a wonderful way to help supplement your fire safety program. Over the years, I have seen many educators enter contests that have helped them with their program. I don’t know about you, but I love contests! Contests having...