Being physically fit is critical to fire fighter health and safety given links to job performance, injury risk, chronic disease, mental health, etc. But the need to be physically capable is not the only thing that should be considered when deciding on the use of an annual fitness assessment. It is critical to appreciate the implications on the culture of the department, in addition to alternative options that may accomplish the same objectives. This workshop will explore the potential benefits to and implications of fire fighter fitness testing and share tips to assist with implementation.
Continuing Education Credits (CECs)
Attendees who currently hold an FPS, PFT or WFA designation within the Fit To Thrive program will be awarded 2 F2T CECs. These CECs will be automatically applied to attendees’ membership profile following the workshop.
Attendees who are not currently members of the Fit To Thrive program will be granted membership as a Wellness-Fitness Ambassador (WFA) and awarded a WFA certificate.