At WHA, we strive to deliver unparalleled customer service. One of the ways we work to reach this goal is through public service and community involvement. We highly encourage our staff to be active members in a variety of associations, clubs, and partnerships. As active members in the community, WHA and our staff have earned a number of acknowledgements for efforts going above and beyond normal expectations. Some of these awards include:

Healthiest Employers in Oregon

  • First Place: 2021, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2011
  • Second Place: 2012
  • Fourth Place: 2020, 2022
  • Eighth Place: 2010

One of The Oregonian’s Top Workplaces in Oregon and Southwestern Washington

  • 2020
  • 2016

International Association of Fire Chiefs

  • 2009 President’s Award

Oklahoma State University, IFSTA Validation

  • 2016 Occupational Safety, Health, and Wellness
  • 2013 Fire and Emergency Services Safety Officer
  • 2008 Occupational Safety, Health, and Wellness

Great West Casualty Company

  • 2021 True Blue Agency (True Blue is the highest acknowledgement offered by Great West)
  • 2019 True Blue Agency
  • 2018 True Blue Agency
  • 2017 True Blue Agency
  • 2020 Gold Agency

Western Fire Chiefs Association

  • 2001 President’s Award
  • 2002 President’s Award

Montana State Fire Chiefs

  • 2013 Award of Excellence

Oregon Fire Chiefs Association

  • 2007 Silver Trumpet Award (The highest award given to a civilian)