April 8: Fighting fires in high-rise buildings is dangerous and labor intensive; thus, incident commanders must have a well-established plan that has been proven through training.
March 30: Preplan your community for a wildland fire: identify target hazards, accurately create an incident action plan, and create an overall strategy for the local fire department and responding agencies to follow, ensuring their involvement with hazard mitigation techniques.
March 26: Learn tricks of the trade that “slow the fireground down” and help you stay in control to avoid confusion and chaos at incidents.
March 25: Does the replacement of natural materials with synthetic materials affect the firefighters? Does the thermal protective performance rating of the gear affect tactical capabilities? Does work station wear impact the effective thermal protective performance of PPE?
March 19: This webcast is based on the U.S. Fire Administration study “Emerging Issues for Women in the Fire Service.”
March 16, 2021: This webcast is based on five successful firefighter evaluations of personal protective equipment (PPE) from risk assessment through evaluation and selection.
March 4, 2021: The common elements of career dissipation, including burnout, stress, long-term career planning and prevention of occurrences — like divorce and drug and alcohol abuse.
February 18, 2021: What have been the major lessons for EMS through the COVID-19 pandemic, and how can we leverage these lessons to enhance the EMS transformation?
February 16, 2021: Strategy and tactics discussed provide guidelines and best practices for departments of any size or configuration.
January 25, 2021: Case studies to highlight the role of EMS in the stabilization of the burn patient.