Study on Improvement of Sustainability in Volunteer Fire Department Focused on Attributes of Volunteer Firefighters

Journal of Social Safety Science  
The number of volunteer firefighters has been decreasing year by year, and aging of members is also an issue. In order to analyze how to secure future members and how to improve activities of volunteer firefighters, a questionnaire survey of volunteer firefighters in three areas was conducted to find out how they joined, why they will leave, and whether or not they can attend disaster sites depending on the time of day. We conducted a comparative analysis of regional differences in the
more » ... ty of leaving volunteer firefighters in the near future and the likelihood of participating in a large-scale disaster, depending on social attributes such as age and employment status of them.
doi:10.11314/jisss.39.187 fatcat:j7wtm6xxjzfefa6moljqp4nlgy