Florida Senate - 2018                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS for SB 394
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              

       The Committee on Health Policy (Passidomo) recommended the
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Delete lines 19 - 40
    4  and insert:
    5  firefighters related to occupational hazards and mental health
    6  risks in the fire service. Such training must be a requirement
    7  for obtaining a Firefighter Certificate of Compliance, Volunteer
    8  Firefighter Certificate of Completion, or Special Certificate of
    9  Compliance. The training must include mental health awareness,
   10  prevention, mitigation, and treatment. The training must
   11  specifically include lifestyle, environmental, inherited, and
   12  occupational risks, and emphasize appropriate behaviors,
   13  attitudes, and cultural changes in the fire service. Certified
   14  firefighters shall have such training made available to them.
   15         Section 2. Subsection (2) of section 633.508, Florida
   16  Statutes, is amended to read:
   17         633.508 Workplace safety; rulemaking authority; division
   18  authority.—
   19         (2) The division shall have the authority to adopt rules
   20  for the purpose of ensuring safe working conditions for all
   21  firefighter employees by authorizing the enforcement of
   22  effective standards, by assisting and encouraging firefighter
   23  employers to maintain safe working conditions, and by providing
   24  for education and training in the field of safety, including
   25  training related to occupational hazards and mental health risks
   26  in the
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   29  And the title is amended as follows:
   30         Delete line 8
   31  and insert:
   32         occupational hazards and mental health risks in the
   33         fire