Safety Seminar

                   September 19, 2019, 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. (8:30 a.m. Continental breakfast)               

The 2019 Safety Seminar will be held at JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Resort & Spa on September 19. Registration is $85 per person. Continental breakfast is included. You may purchase Safety Seminar tickets HERE.  Scholarships are available. For information click HERE.

Companies interested in purchasing a vendor table for $250 may reserve a table HERE. (Includes 6′ table, tablecloth, chairs and one meal ticket for lunch.)

For all purchases you will be redirected to our One Cause/BidPal page. Please click purchase sponsorships/tickets on the menu. You will be asked to login or create an account to make a payment.  If you wish to pay by check, please contact Eric Perry at 520-275-7286 or eperry@grfdaz.gov.

Morning Session – Mental Health Awareness
Presented by Sequoia Springs Trauma Healing Center

Fire Officer Track 

Work-life balance • Group discussions of personal experience • Understanding personal trauma and surroundings • What is your trauma? Discussion group

Chief Officer Track

Background of the problem • Types of disorders and the Interpersonal theory of suicide • Creating a “soft” re-entry into the department • How to differentiate traumatic stress from PTSD • How to provide support • Increased comfort level

Afternoon Session
Fire Chief Greg Cassell, Clark County Fire Department – Las Vegas Strip Shooting

On October 1, 2017, during a music festival on the Las Vegas strip, a shooter fired from a 32nd floor room into the crowd of concert goers, killing 58 people and injuring more than 500. Chief Cassell will discuss the lessons his department learned from this tragic event.

Chief Cassell began his career with the Clark County Fire Department in 1989. Throughout his career, Cassell has held the ranks of firefighter/paramedic, fire engineer, fire captain, and battalion chief. He was appointed chief in 2015. He holds two associate’s degrees from the Community College of Southern Nevada, two bachelor’s degrees from Colorado State University, and is a graduate of University Medical Center’s Paramedic Program. 

Chief Cassell is a founding member and active participant of the Southern Nevada Unified Command’s Type III Incident Management Team where he serves as an Incident Commander and Operations Section Chief.

Chief Cassell and his wife, Gina, have two children and a large extended family.


Safety Seminar questions? 
Contact Eric Perry, GRFD
520-275-7286 • eperry@grfdaz.gov