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Manage Your Air, Manage Your Survival

Thu, Feb 6 2014 12:00:00

Students will learn their individual air-consumption rate (ACR), meeting National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1404 requirements. The objective is to get firefighters to start thinking about their individual air supply and to work more effectively on the fireground.

Please join Fire Engineering and our sponsor MSA in welcoming back Chuck French.


Preplanning Your Community in the Urban Wildland Interface

Thu, Jan 23 2014 12:00:00

The focus is on finding target hazards, identifying problems, and formulating a firefighting strategy in the urban wildland interface. Community education, developing a strategy for structure protection teams based on the community or subdivision hazard mitigation, formulating a plan for apparatus placement, and creating an overall incident strategy on the front end to ensure the fire district is prepared for a large event are among the topics addressed.


Skills Drills and Tips for Company Officers

Thu, Jan 9 2014 12:00:00

Company officers, training officers, and all responsible for delivering training to firefighters will leave with many ideas to take home to their departments. Specific examples of a variety of drills that will get the most out of a training session are presented, such as hoseline stretches, driver training, aerial operations, truck company operations, search and rescue, and rapid intervention team operations.


Missing Pieces of Firefighter Survival

Thu, Dec 19 2013 12:00:00

This class focuses on the realities of the firefighter survival situations, our body's responses to stress and how to build resilience to these stressors.


Man vs. Machinery Incidents: Are You Prepared?

Thu, Nov 21 2013 12:00:00

Machinery/equipment entrapments occur every day across this country. They can range from a child's finger caught in a lock tumbler to a worker trapped within the rollers of a printing press. As first responders, we are tasked with disentangling the victim.