Emergency Contact Links
- Iowa Poison Center: About the Iowa Statewide Poison Control System
- National Center For Disease Control: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is one of the 13 major operating components of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), which is the principal agency in the United States government for protecting the health and safety of all Americans and for providing essential human services, especially for those people who are least able to help themselves.
- National Poison Center: If you think someone’s been poisoned — act fast! Don’t wait to see what happens! Call the National Capital Poison Center RIGHT AWAY!
Fire Service & Government Links
- West Des Moines Association of Professional Firefighters Local 3586
- Ready.gov, provided by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security provided by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security: Check out this site sponsored by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to assist in learning about citizen preparedness. Take some time to stay informed!
- Firefighting.com: All about firefighting
- Firehouse.com: A general fire service site
- Gateway to the Emergency Services Web World
- IAFF: International Association of Fire Fighters
- IOFP: International organization of fire photography
- Iowa Firefighters Memorial Site
- Iowa Firemen’s Association
- Iowa State Fire Marshal
- National Fallen Firefighters Foundation: The United States Congress created the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation to lead a nationwide effort to remember America’s fallen firefighters.
- National Fire Protection Association
- OSHA: Occupational Safety and Health Administration
- Emergency Prepared Community Guide
- Fire Extinguishers: How a fire extinguisher works
- Fire safety for those over 50
- Fire Trucks: How a fire truck works
- Hazardous Materials Information: Explanation of a hazardous materials placard
- Parents guide to fire safety
- Workplace evacuation plan: Fire evacuation plans and tips for the workplace
Kids Safety Links
- Fire Administration Kids Page
- Fire Safety for Kids
- Play Safe, Be Safe!
- Sesame Street Fire Safety Tips
- Smokey The Bear
- Sparky the Fire Dog
- Survive Alive
Safety Alerts / Recalls
- Iowa Fire Service Training Bureau
- Kirkwood Community College: Hazardous Materials Training and Research Institute
- National Fire Academy