The Firefighters Support Foundation's (FSF) newest training program is now available. Mayday Basic Concepts address the various response strategies available to a firefighter that finds them self in a Mayday situation. This is an introductory course, designed as a resource for annual review of this critical subject. Its focus is on choosing an appropriate course of action once a Mayday has been called. The program consists of a 25-minute video presentation and an accompanying 30-slide PowerPoint.
Covered topics include:
- What is a Mayday?
- When should one be called?
- Who can call one?
- What happens after one is called?
- Waiting for help tactics, self-rescue options, and personal preparedness for a Mayday.
The presenter is Eric Stroud of Fire & Rescue Concepts.
The program is free to all members of public safety and emergency management agencies.
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About the Firefighters Support Foundation
The Firefighters Support Foundation is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt non-profit organization dedicated to assisting firefighters and rescue personnel perform their jobs effectively and safely. They also set aside a portion of their funds to aid underfunded agencies and assist families of fallen firefighters.
For more info, go to www.ffsupport.org.