Fire EMS, Fire Prevention & Protection, Leadership

ISFSI, UL FSRI receive Sarbanes Safety Award

Issue 3 and Volume 171.

The International Society of Fire Service Instructors (ISFSI) and the Underwriters Laboratories Firefighter Safety Research Institute (UL FSRI) will be co-recipients of the Senate Paul S. Sarbanes Fire Service Safety Leadership Award, which will be presented at the 30th Annual National Fire and Emergency Services Dinner on April 19, 2018, in Washington, DC. For the past 10 years, UL FSRI has been conducting important research on fire behavior in the built environment. Leveraging the findings from this research, ISFSI developed a new training curriculum that is changing the tactics fire departments have historically used to fight structure fires. The Principles of Modern Fire Attack curriculum has been taught to more than 14,000 firefighters in the classroom and has had more than 200,000 full-length views of the training videos since the program was established in 2015. Improving trauma care to reduce preventable deaths Trauma experts from across the country met in…

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