Posts Tagged ‘asbestos’


CSFA: Thanks to all who helped make our 2017 Hall of Fame Dinner a success

Connecticut State Firefighters Association Hall of Fame Dinner 2017 Congratulations to our members who we honored this year at our annual Hall of Fame Dinner. Firefighters, families and friends once again celebrated those of us who have risen above the ranks with their exemplary service. We express our greatest appreciation for their many years of […]

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CSFA Legislative Update with House Bill Status – January 18th, 2017 from Leon Collins

Everyone, The 2017 Connecticut Legislative Session began on January 4th and we are tracking bills and monitoring daily activities in the state House and Senate. Already, there are a number of bills from various Representatives and Senators that could either directly or indirectly affect the Fire Service. We have listed below a table containing our […]

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FAQs about the New Wage Replacement Benefits Law for CT Firefighters with Cancer

  Frequently Asked Questions The Basics of Wage Replacement Benefits for Connecticut Firefighters with Cancer When Connecticut legislators passed House Bill 5262 during the 2016 session, it became Public Act No. 16-10. This new law provides new benefits for all Connecticut Firefighters who contract cancer. Every Connecticut Firefighter should immediately take note of some key […]

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2016 Application for CSFA Membership for download with Membership Rules

  Application and Rules for CSFA Membership and Benefits To download an application for membership to the Connecticut State Firefighters Association, simply click on the link below. We have also included on this page an excerpt of all CSFA rules pertaining to membership and benefits from the most recent revision of our CSFA By-Laws. Please […]

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“Firefighter Cancer Bill” Passes Both CT House and Senate; Awaits Governor’s Signature

House Bill #5262 Passes CT House Unanimously April 21st, Clears Senate April 26th Following unanimous passage in the Connecticut House of Representatives last week, House Bill #5262, “The Firefighter Cancer Bill” passed the CT Senate on Tuesday April, 26, 2016 with only one dissenting vote. At this point, we await only the Governor’s signature for […]

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CSFA Legislative Update – March 21st, 2016 from Ted Schroll, Jr.

CT House Bill Status Report from our Lobbyist Ted Scroll, Jr.   (Click the link below to see the entire report) CSFA House Bill Status Report March 21st, 2016 All, Many bills were JF’d (moved out) of committee this week.  One bill of particular interest is H. B. #5518.  This bill would place a surcharge […]

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An urgent message from the CSFA Pres re: our work toward cancer coverage for all CT Firefighters

All members, please read the following note from the president of the Connecticut State Firefighters Association: Ted Schroll and Leon Collins attended a meeting of the firefighter’s cancer working group on January 27, 2016. It has been discussed that only firefighters who are CURRENTLY CERTIFIED as interior firefighters (both career and volunteers) will be eligible […]

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CSFA makes Firefighters’ Hazardous Exposure Report available for download.

Firefighters’ Hazardous Exposure Report As Firefighters face more and more potentially toxic contaminants on the job, it is increasingly important to document each exposure. Fire Departments here in Connecticut should complete a Firefighters’ Hazardous Exposure Report. (click link for download) We know that some Departments already use this form, but many more need to begin […]

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Spread the word: Important News for CT Firefighters from the CSFA lobbyist at the State Capitol

A Special Note from Ted Schroll, Jr., May 12, 2015: I have been asked by the UPFFA to make contact with as many of our members as possible requesting some assistance.  The subject bill is the bill that would provide for workers’ comp coverage for firefighters who contract certain cancers.  They would be considered job-related.  […]

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CSFA Legislative Update – May 12, 2015 from Ted Schroll, Jr.

  CT House Bill Status Report from our lobbyist Ted Scroll, Jr. (last updated May 9th, 2015):   (click the link below to see the entire report): CSFA 2015 House Bill Status Report CSFA Online 2015  

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