Leadership

TRAINING AIDS

Issue 6 and Volume 142.

TRAINING AIDS A catalog, “TOOLS FOR SUCCESSFUL TRAINING,” is available from Media Resources, Inc. and includes information on videotapes, instructor and study guides, and participant handouts. Some of the videotape titles listed are “Fire Hoses and Nozzles,” “Forcible Entry,” “Water Distribution Systems,” and “Salvage and Overhaul Operations.” For more information, contact Media Resources, Inc., 2614 Ft. Vancouver Way, Vancouver, WA 98661-3997, or call (800) 666–0106. The HIGH-RISE FIRE SIMULATOR from Firetac Systems is a new visual aid designed to simplify the task of training and planning for high-rise fires. A white porcelain, steel display board is the base for a side-view section of a high-rise building. Building features include two enclosed stairways, an elevator shaft, and a standpipe system. Magnetic symbols are used to represent firefighters, officers, and emergency medical personnel. Color-coded data cards with magnetic holders indicate information such as company numbers, assignments, status, staging areas, lobby control, and…

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