RaCERS Assists with National Fire Service Research Agenda

RaCERS Director Charles Jennings was called on by the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation to serve a a juror to evaluate research suggestions as part of development of the 2021 National Fire Service Research Agenda. The agenda, developed by a host of fire service organizations, serves to guide the US Fire Administration’s FIRE Act grant program priorities.

The report identified three major domains for research recommendations:

Domain 1: Hiring/Retention/Advancement
Domain 2: Effective Operations
Domain 3: Health and Safety

A total of 30 topics within these domains were developed by panels of fire service, academic, industry, and association representatives in meetings held in March-April 2021. Jennings served as a Juror, assisting in evaluation of proposed research areas.

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