Drills

The NFPA has launched http://www.firepreventionweek.org for Fire Prevention Week (October 6-12). The NFPA aims to make firefighters across North America familiar with this year's Fire Prevention Week theme, "Team Up for Fire Safety(tm)."
Drills

Keeping your department well trained and abreast of new evolutions is a very difficult task. In career departments, drill schedules can be based around work schedules-so many tours per month mean so many subjects.
Drills

The next time you have duty at the fire station, take a few minutes and give your peers a quick drill. The idea is to provide information that can be passed on from the veterans to the probies. The quick drill is not intended to replace the normal hour-long drill later in the shift.
Drills

Superior Signal, with more than 40 years of supplying smoke for realistic drills, offers disposable SMOKE GENERATORS and dependable SMOKE MACHINES. Inexpensive disposable smoke items produce 40,000 cubic feet of dense smoke in three minutes. Smoke can been seen for miles and is great for outdoor disaster simulation. The ST-10 SMOKE MACHINE produces 4,800 cubic feet a minute of nonirritating smoke and is surprisingly affordable. Its auto timer ensures the right amount of smoke when you need it.
Drills

Superior Signal, with more than 40 years of supplying smoke for realistic drills, offers disposable SMOKE GENERATORS and dependable SMOKE MACHINES. Inexpensive disposable smoke items produce 40,000 cubic feet of dense smoke in three minutes. Smoke can been seen for miles and is great for outdoor disaster simulation. The ST-10 SMOKE MACHINE produces 4,800 cubic feet a minute of nonirritating smoke and is surprisingly affordable. Its auto timer ensures the right amount of smoke when you need it. (
Drills

Three sampling tools developed by researchers at the Department of Energy`s Los Alamos National Laboratory make it possible to extract liquid, gas, or powder samples from sealed containers and permanently seal the point of entry within a matter of seconds--without exposing personnel to the contents. The tools can obtain samples anywhere along a container`s wall at thicknesses up to one-half inch and internal container pressures up to eight atmospheres. All that is needed for their use is an off-
Drills

Emergency responders have been engaging in exercises and drills involving natural disasters to enhance efficiency and cooperation among cooperating responding agencies and safety awareness among civilians.
Drills

I don`t have enough time in a day to train all of our personnel; therefore, I cannot afford to waste time giving a class or drill to a crew that is not interested in the topic. Consequently, the Yakima (WA) Fire Department developed the "Training by Appointment" program.