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Become a Firefighter

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Government - Federal

Department of Homeland Security: 
Department of Transportation (DOT): 
Federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA): 
National Institute of Safety & Health (NIOSH): 
National Safety Council (NSC): 
Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA): 
Underwriters Laboratories (UL): 
United States Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC): 
United States Fire Administration (USFA):

Government - State

Illinois Department of Insurance (DOI):
Illinois Department of Labor (IDOL): 
Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH): 
Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA): 
Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA): 
University of Illinois Fire Service Institute: 
Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM):


Emergency Medical Services (EMS Magazine): 
Fire Chief: 
Fire Engineering: 
Fire Rescue Magazine: 
Firehouse Magazine: 
JEMS (Journal of EMS):

Fire Service Associations

Fire Department Safety Officers Association (FDSOA): 
Fire Service Women of Illinois: 
Illinois Association of Fire Protection Districts (IAFPD): 
Illinois Fire Chief's Association (IFCA):
Illinois Fire Safety Alliance (IFSA): 
Illinois Fire Service Instructors (IFSI): 
Illinois Professional Firefighters Association (IPFA): 
Illinois Municipal League (IML): 
International Association of Firefighters (IAFF): 
International Association of Fire Chief's (IAFC): 
International Society of Fire Service Instructors (ISFSI): 
National Fire Protection Association (NFPA): 
National Fire Sprinkler Association (NFSA): 
National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC): 

Firefighter Health Resources

Illinois Peer Support

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