Fire and Rescue Training Safety

Credit Hours:  1
Approximate reading time: 0.5 Hours
Approximate online time: 0.5 Hours

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Program Abstract

Training is the one thing firefighters can do in a controlled environment. This module discusses factors influencing training safety and recommended practices to mitigate hazards and lower the risk of firefighter deaths and injuries while training. Factors considered include department culture, training evolution design and administration, training facilities and acquired structures, instructor requirements, the safety officer's role, student needs, and safety practices during training exercises. This module provides general recommendations applicable to many types of firefighter training.

This is an awareness-level module. Users are encouraged to seek additional in-depth training on designing, implementing, and administering fire training exercises safely.

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The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation provides FireHeroLearningNetwork.Com to further the organization's mission and the goals of the Everyone Goes Home® program by providing free, vetted training and resources to all members of the fire service. Fire Hero Learning Network delivers critical safety, operations, and community relations fire service training, from the line firefighter through to command and leadership. Unless otherwise noted, the modules on FireHeroLearningNetwork.Com are appropriate for all levels of the fire service, all staffing characteristics (career, volunteer, and combination), all jurisdictions in the United States, and all types of firefighting (including public, private, structure, vehicle, wildland, military, transportation authority, State Fire Marshal, special squad, and academia). Available interactive training resources include: modules, operational checklists, fire attack scenarios, and podcasts.