WSCFF

Report Exposures

Members should document all on the job exposures. Log on or create an account on the  Personal Injury Illness Exposure Reporting System

Long Term Care Insurance

With great sadness, the WSCFF announces the death of Local 3390 member Eliza Hoover on July 26, 2021.

Eliza Hoover joined Gig Harbor Fire & Medic One in 2009. She was the department’s first career female fire fighter and paramedic, EMS Provider of the Year, an instructor for the Advanced Cardiac Life Support, and an EMT course coordinator. She deeply loved her family, treated others with kindness, and will be deeply missed.

Healthy in Healthy Out

Healthy In, Healthy Out Teaches Best Practices for Reducing Risk

A fire service career includes exposure to carcinogens at every fire. This manual encourages safe and healthy practices from the first day on the job to retirement.

Document Exposures on PIIERS

Use the Personal Injury Illness and Exposures System to document and keep a record of on the job exposures to harmful chemicals and conditions throughout your career.

Washington State Council of Fire Fighters

The Washington State Council of Fire Fighters (WSCFF) works to provide the best possible working conditions, the safest work environment, and the fairest wages and benefits to fulfill the needs of Washington State fire fighters. We also look out for the communities we serve to ensure that our departments are providing the best emergency response possible to protect our citizens.

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Fire Fighters, Kendo, and the kitchen table

Fire Fighters, Kendo, and the kitchen table

When the WSCFF Legislative Team asked Joe Kendo to speak at the 82nd Annual Convention, he had no idea that the real reason for the invitation was to recognize and honor him as the 2021 recipient of the Walt Lambert Trade Union Leadership Award. Kendo, Government Affairs Director for the Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO, […]

2021 WSCFF Convention Highlights

2021 WSCFF Convention Highlights

The Washington State Council of Fire Fighters held its 82nd Annual Convention, in person, at the DoubleTree Hotel in SeaTac, hosted by IAFF Local 1747 Kent. Two hundred and forty-three delegates and 37 alternates, representing nearly 8,500 WSCFF members, met to elect officers, discuss, debate, and vote on resolutions, and set the direction for 2022. […]

Commissioner of Public Lands, Hilary Franz, receives Honorary Fire Fighter Award

Commissioner of Public Lands, Hilary Franz, receives Honorary Fire Fighter Award

Commissioner of Public Lands Hilary Franz received the Jack Waller Honorary Fire Fighter Award from the Washington State Council of Fire Fighters at its 82nd Annual Convention in June. Franz has been a strong advocate for fire fighters in Washington. “In the wake of increased and record-breaking wildfires, she has worked tirelessly to provide additional […]

Firefighter Injury and Illness Reduction Pilot Program Will Launch in  May

Firefighter Injury and Illness Reduction Pilot Program Will Launch in May

In 2019, the Washington State Legislature passed Senate Bill 5175  creating a new system for safer workplace practices in the fire service and a workers’ compensation premium discount for employers. The legislation pertains only to state-insured workers’ compensation employers who file injury claims to the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries (L&I). Much work […]

Meet Retirees Association Board Member Curt Vandver

Meet Retirees Association Board Member Curt Vandver

Curt Vandver was appointed to the WSCFF Retirees Association Board in March 2020. He is a LEOFF Plan 1 retiree. He joined the city of Puyallup Fire Department in 1970. During his time in Local 726, Curt was active in all aspects of union leadership. Curt got his start out in the public very young […]

Upcoming Events

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Aug 2
Mon

Roadmap to Retirement Readiness

12:00 pm -
webinar
Aug 5
Thu

Kids Chance of Washington Golf Tournament

8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Foster Golf Links
Aug 15
Sun

Washington State Fallen Fire Fighters Memorial Service

1:00 pm -
Washington State Fire Training Academy
Aug 20
Fri

South King Firefighters Foundation – Inaugural Golf Tournament

10:00 am -
Allenmore Golf Course
Aug 20
Fri

WSCFF Burn Foundation Corn Hole Charity Fundraiser

4:00 pm -
Farmstrong Brewery