APS Radio: Sexual Harassment in the Firehouse

Jim Burneka talks with Stephanie White from Fairfax Local 2068 and Mitch Nason from Prince William County Local 2598 about fire service sexual harassment.
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Professional Development: Developing the Next Generation of Fire Service Leaders

December 7, 2021 | 1 PM EST

The focus is on developing a professional development model for your organization. It is based on the planned, progressive, and lifelong process of education, training, self-development, and experience and is a critical element of being a leader. Fire service organizations must strive to provide continuing guidance to personnel through a carefully crafted professional development plan that meets the specifics of the organization.

Firefighter Heart Health in the Age of COVID

January 18, 2022 | 1 PM EST

Firefighters are more vulnerable to not only heart disease, but also to being a vulnerable firefighter that suffers a sudden heart attack while on active duty. Routine testing can miss up to 50% of at-risk firefighters. Many of these risks are also the same risks that place individuals at a higher risk of hospitalization and death from COVID-19. A firefighter-specific, research-based, heart health program is essential to reducing the numbers of Firefighters dying from heart attacks. This webinar will explore the scientific evidence, the testing and commonalities that exist between COVID-19 disease, deaths and heart disease.

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Combat Staffing Challenges with a Mobile App for Scheduling Management

December 14, 2021 | 1 PM EST
Join us for this webinar presentation to learn how Vector Scheduling helps fire departments simplify their crew's scheduling, callbacks, recalls, shift trades, and more. We'll also discuss how Guardian Tracking’s unique Early Intervention system from Vector Solutions catches trending behaviors and potential issues that may stem from triggering events to enable supervisors to act quickly and make the best decision on how to help.
Paul DeBartolomeo and underpin with tractor trailer

Training Minutes: Underpin: Car vs. Tractor Trailer

Paul DeBartolomeo and company review removing a victim from an underpin, in which the victim is pinned between a vehicle and tractor-trailer body.
John Buckheit and Mike Perrone on forcible an inward-opening metal door

Training Minutes: Inward-Opening Metal Door

John Buckheit and Mike Perrone demonstrate forcible entry techniques a lone firefighter can use to defeat the locks on tight inward-opening metal doors.
MDFR firefighters put together a hose bundle

Video: Triple U Standpipe Deployment

This firefighter training video from Miami-Dade (FL) Fire Rescue demonstrates how to configure and deploy standpipe bundles for limited space situations.
Miami-Dade firefighter practices cutting on glass training prop

Videos: Impact-Resistant Glass-Cutting Training Props

Captain Juan Miguel of Miami-Dade (FL) Fire Rescue has designed and built two props for training on glass-cutting techniques.
Pierce fire apparatus at house fire

FDIC 2021: Pierce Manufacturing

In the moments when objects become actions, when calm becomes chaos, when inspiring, courageous people answer the call, they should be able to believe in and count on one name before and above all others.
Joe Alvarez on mask confidence training and firefighter bailout

Training Minutes: Mask Confidence Training and Firefighter Window Bailouts

Joe Alvarez and company demonstrate a mask confidence training course and offers a tip for bailing out of windows.

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