Fire Service Industry News: IFSI Updates TFOG Field Guide

The University of Illinois Fire Service Institute (IFSI) has updated and released its Trench Rescue Technician Student Field Guide (TFOG).  Originally introduced in 2012, the updated version has more comprehensive photographs and diagrams. The handy pocket-size guide was developed by IFSI instructor Heather Moore.  The TFOG features Incident Command and Technical Rescue Ops check list, step-by-step intersecting trench shoring diagrams, manufacturer’s tabulated data, and OSHA interpretation reference material.  A new section in the TFOG includes updated timber shoring and end wall shoring tabulated data from California State Fire Training. The book is used as part of IFSI ...

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