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Firefighter Safety: Part I

Tue, 17 Nov 2009|

Title 1 in the Essentials of Fire Fighting series from Action Training Systems. Presents an overview of fire department and firefighter responsibilities under NFPA 1500.

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Welcome to this sample course from action training systems. All of the learning objectives included in the full course are listed on screen. You will be shown a sample of these sanctions in this demo -- complete listing of our course content is available on our website. By its nature it firefighting is -- -- this job. But each year the fire service drives to reduce the high total of line of duty deaths and injuries. Paid by firefighters their families and their department. For many years firefighters except danger -- hazards as part of the job. Today's firefighter is still willing to accept the necessary dangers of the job. But he or she also realizes that -- -- professional does not take unnecessary risks. As a firefighter. You will assume responsibility for your personal safety. The safety of other team members and the safety of citizens on the scene. Medical and physical requirements are of special importance to firefighters. Because they are standards that must be undertaken on an individual basis. Being physically in medically fit is critical to your safety and health as a firefighter. And a responsibility for continuous service. NFPA 15100. Requires -- -- department to evaluate your fitness for duty in emergency operations at least once a year. For more information about the full line of over 200 course offerings available from -- training systems. Visit our website at www. Action -- -- dot com. Or contact us at 180755. 1440. Extension three.

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