Training

Ensure Your Preplans Reflect the Actual Hazards Inside the Structures

A fully protected industrial warehouse in Kentucky burned to the ground in April 2015. Investigators found that over the years, fire hazards inside the building had changed and basic fire protection equipment such as fire pumps and hydrants were not maintained; however, the fire protection features of the building did not change.

FDIC 2018: Hazmat Incident Management: The Eight-Step Process

This workshop reviews the application and use of the Eight-Step Process as a tool for the tactical management of hazardous materials and special operations incidents.

FDIC 2018: Wood-Frame Buildings: Past and Present

Case studies of buildings under construction and renovation are used to illustrate the construction methods and materials and of fires in and collapse of wood-frame buildings presented and discussed.

FDIC 2018: Seven “C’s” of Fire Officer Trust

Participants will exchange ideas and insight for the past, current and future Fire and Emergency Services Culture.

FDIC 2018: Familiarization with and Preplanning of Industrial and Manufacturing Facilities

We will discuss many aspects of inspection and pre-planning for manufacturing facilities, as well key size-up factors for an incident.

FDIC International 2018 – Are You Ready?

Join 34,000 firefighters in Indianapolis this April for a world class conference & exhibition that will change your life.

The FDIC Experience

Reserve your spot before H.O.T. Evolutions and Workshops sell out!

Challenges and Dangers of Vehicle Fire in Parking Garages

Join Mike Dugan, Bill Gustin and panel of veteran fire officers as they discuss tactics, challenges and dangers of vehicle fires in multi-story and underground parking garages.

FDIC International 2018 – Are You Ready?

Join 34,000 firefighters in Indianapolis this April for a world class conference & exhibition that will change your life.

FDIC 2018: Airtight and Plastics Galore Construction

If you have been in the fire service for more than five years this class is a MUST for you to stay alive in this modern environment! The majority of the material in this program is not common knowledge to most of fire service personnel due to past and current teaching practices that only address traditional building construction for the fire service.

FDIC 2018: The Volunteer Fire Department: Winning on the Fireground

Among the topics covered are resources, initial actions, training, and prioritizing the fireground based on staffing and equipment when the department uses volunteer firefighters.

FDIC 2018: Potential Use of Technology to Address Major Health and Safety Concerns

Uses and challenges of deploying technology to address each of physiological threats.

The FDIC Experience

Reserve your spot before H.O.T. Evolutions and Workshops sell out!

 

FDIC 2018: Unmanned Aircraft Systems Use in Emergency Response

Six certified FAA Part 107 UAS pilots with more than 20 years of experience in the fire service will instruct participants while giving them the opportunity to participate in multiple UAS scenarios, including a station where they experience flying a drone with instructor supervision. 

FDIC 2018: Incident Management in Underground Transportation Systems

The focus is on tunnels and underground transportation systems, which are "man’s largest buildings": safety factors, safety installations, location and structure, incident services, self-rescue, traffic, tunnel fires.

FDIC 2018: Blue Card IC Certification Simulation Evaluation Session

The Blue Card program is a local hazard zone command training and certification program. It is designed for fire department members who respond to and manage NIMS type 4 and 5 IDLH incident operations.

Social Media and the Fire Instructor

The good, bad, and ugly of social media for the fire service instructor.

Firefighter Helmet Cam: Maryland Apartment Fire

Be on the initial attack with firefighters at this Aspen Hill apartment fire.

FDIC 2018 Preview: Heavy Vehicle Extrication

You will be working with local tow and recovery operators who are experienced in working with loads not as familiar to rescuers.

Line of Duty Deaths – Learn, Live, & Never Forget, 2018

The calendar for 2018 represents the game film of the fire service.  Incidents that have forever changed a department, a community, and many families.   Incidents that we as the Fire Service promised we would never forget.

01/01/2018
Volume 13, Issue 1

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