Henrico Professional Firefighters Local 1568 is dedicated to working for its members to ensure the professional standard that is expected of career firefighters and EMS providers is upheld in Henrico County. The health and safety of the members of Local 1568, along with all members of the Division of Fire, is our main priority. We will work to ensure each member can continue to deliver the outstanding level of service that the citizens of Henrico County have come to expect.
The Health and Safety Committee will serve members and be a proactive unit on the forefront of safety in both fire and emergency medical services. The purpose of the Health and Safety Committee is to provide information on the latest safety standards, issues concerning health and well-being, and operational safety issues. The committee will strive to provide proactive leadership and education in the realm of Health and Safety. Furthermore, the committee will work to develop practical solutions to matters concerning the health and well-being of the members of Local 1568 and the Division of Fire.