Select Criteria: Format = Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR
Duration = Preconference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR
Session Type = Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR
8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Room: 109-110
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR

The commercial building fire is a lower frequency fire event for the American fire service when compared to the residential building fire. However, the annual number of line-of-duty deaths (LODDs) for this structure type has remained consistent year after year. Additionally, many after-action, ...read more...

Instructor
Dan Shaw
Assistant Chief
Fairfax County (VA) Fire & Rescue Department / Traditions Training, LLC
United States
Instructor
Doug Mitchell
Captain
Fire Department City of New York
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Room: 120-122
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR

It is a repetitious news headline: “Active Shooter Reported! Multiple Deaths Confirmed, Several More Injured.” Yet, emergency services organizations are still attempting to define their specific role in response to these incidents. This workshop discusses preplanning for such an incident and provides guidelines and recommended practices for ...read more...

Instructor
Steven Hamilton
Captain
Fort Jackson (SC) Fire Department
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Room: 123-124
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR

High-rise firefighting is exponentially more complicated and dangerous than most other fireground operations. From a room-and-contents apartment fire to the well-involved fire floor of a commercial high-rise to the ever-present threat of a terrorist attack, you must be prepared! This workshop will help prepare attendees for battle. ...read more...

Instructor
David McGrail
Assistant Chief
Denver (CO) Fire Department
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Room: 125-126
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR

This program is for any officer or someone who wants to become an officer or a chief officer who has to give a company or departmentwide drill. You will learn methods and tricks to help facilitate an informative and well-prepared drill. This required task can be daunting and ...read more...

Instructor
Michael Dugan
Captain (Ret.)
FDNY
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Room: 127-128
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR

This workshop covers performance training based on the book Developing Firefighter Resiliency by Fire Engineering, with video and photos of immersion training classes. Some of the techniques include bio-metric monitoring, how to pair teams together, how to get students to the point where the instructors can work ...read more...

Instructor
Ric Jorge
Firefighter
Tactical Resiliency Training
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Room: 132-133
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR

This interactive and challenging workshop provides tools and proven resources to make your ability to teach and lead a training program easier. This course has been at FDIC for 24 years and has helped participants improve their decision-making abilities and learn new skills whether they are new ...read more...

Instructor
Forest Reeder
Chief (Ret.)
Tinley Park (IL) Fire Department
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Room: 134-135
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR

Fireground operations are dynamic and rapidly changing situations. An organized, efficient, and disciplined fireground results in a successful fire attack. From the planning to the on-scene operations to the point where we finish the job, our efforts result in saving lives and property. Every decision we make, ...read more...

Instructor
Rick Lasky
Fire Chief (Ret.)
Lewisville (TX) Fire Department
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Room: 136-137
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR

Making training a priority in fire departments can be a struggle. This can lead to catastrophic results such as an increase in risk for injury and death and failing to meet the expectations of the community. This course will help you determine the need for training for ...read more...

Instructor
Justin Bailey
Fire Chief
Oliver Springs Fire Department
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Room: 138-139
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR
Electrical fires are on the rise, and there is very little training available outside of the standard “Stay back 10 feet.” This is easy to do when you are facing a cyclone fence surrounding a clearly marked substation, but what if there aren’t clear signs? What if there ...read more...
Instructor
Chris Greene, Greene
Captain/Vault Response Team Supervisor
Seattle (WA) Fire Department
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Room: 206-207
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR

Explosives identification and incident response by first responders is paramount in today's world. First responders have been and will continue to be called on to mitigate fires and to treat the injured after an explosive detonates. We have to be prepared for this ...read more...

Instructor
Jarred Alden, M.A., B.A., FFII, NRP
Lieutenant
The Akron Fire Department
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Room: 231-233
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR

This workshop looks at our fireground and how we can use research to enhance our service delivery. It examines residential structure fires in terms of today’s fire behavior and the modern fire environment. Learn the tried-and-true tactical methods that have extinguished many fires and saved many lives ...read more...

Instructor
P.J. Norwood
Deputy Chief/Training Officer Retired
East Haven (CT) Fire Department
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Room: 234-235
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR

What is an incident commander (IC) seeing, thinking, and feeling when he supervises a fire operation? Tactics may vary at various incidents, but the one constant is the incident commander's thought process. How is his view of a fire different, and how can his perspective make you ...read more...

Instructor
Thomas Dunne
Deputy Chief
New York City Fire Department
New York City Fire Department
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Room: 236-237
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR

This workshop presents information relating to the construction methods and materials used in the construction the four types of wood-frame buildings: post and beam/braced frame, balloon frame, platform frame, and lightweight wood frame. The evolution of the materials used to constructed wood-frame buildings has a significant impact ...read more...

Instructor
Paul Dansbach
Fire Marshal
Rutherford (NJ) Bureau of Fire Safety
United States

1:30 PM-5:30 PM
Room: 109-110
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR

This course will guide the participants through the difficult process of specifying fire apparatus. Covered will be justification; use of National Fire Protection Association 1901, Standard for Automotive Fire Apparatus, including upcoming changes; conducting successful preconstruction conferences; the methods of performing a thorough final factory inspection; and ...read more...

Instructor
William Peters
Battalion Chief (Ret.)
Jersey City (NJ) Fire Department
United States

1:30 PM-5:30 PM
Room: 120-122
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR

We all want to be part of an aggressive fire company but often wonder, “How do we get there?” This workshop takes a hard look at what it takes to be an "aggressive" fire company in today's fire service. It focuses on fundamental training and drilling to ...read more...

Instructor
Brian Zaitz
Assistant Fire Chief
Kirkwood Fire Department
United States

1:30 PM-5:30 PM
Room: 123-124
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR

This workshop teaches how to use skills at an active shooter hostile event to avoid/run or defend/hide or as a last resort defend/fight the aggressor, identify arterial bleeding, apply a commercial tourniquet in 20 seconds, complete a wound pack in a junctional area, identify signs and ...read more...

Instructor
John Cantarella
Northeast Regional manager
United States

1:30 PM-5:30 PM
Room: 125-126
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR

This workshop teaches new, experienced incident commanders as well as line officers the art of commanding an incident, making decisions, assigning personnel vital fireground tasks, communicating their strategies over the radio, and tracking all units using Tactical Incident Charts. This class will reinforce the use of NIMS ...read more...

Instructor
David Polikoff
Assistant Chief
Frederick County Fire and Rescue Maryland
United States

1:30 PM-5:30 PM
Room: 127-128
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR

The fire service has adapted to and enhanced its understanding of fire dynamics expected in tall buildings. Depending on occupancy, fire dynamics will be quite different based on fuel load, compartment size, and internal and external environmental factors. Spaces in tall buildings range from businesses with large ...read more...

Instructor
Gerald Tracy
Battalion Commander (Ret.)
Fire Department of New York
United States

1:30 PM-5:30 PM
Room: 134-135
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR

Fires in stores and other commercial occupancies are severe threats to firefighters. More firefighters are killed per alarm in commercial fires than in any other commonly encountered fire. This class highlights tactics that have proven effective in dealing with them. Topics include common construction deficiencies; tactical differences ...read more...

Instructor
John Norman
Deputy Assistant Chief (Ret.)
Fire Department of New York
United States

1:30 PM-5:30 PM
Room: 136-137
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR

The challenges of managing a house fire can be unique for volunteer, combination, and career firefighters; however, the underlying themes are the same. Today’s house fires are time-sensitive events that challenge the fire department’s ability to perform with effectiveness and efficiency. This workshop is a guide to ...read more...

Instructor
Richard Ray
Battalion Chief
Durham (NC) Fire Department
United States

1:30 PM-5:30 PM
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR

The instructor development staff of the International Society of Fire Service Instructors (ISFSI) will present this professional development and continuing education program. Instructors of all levels and responsibilities from all types of departments will benefit from attending and be given the opportunity to assess their current skills ...read more...

Instructor
Forest Reeder
Chief (Ret.)
Tinley Park (IL) Fire Department
United States

1:30 PM-5:30 PM
Room: 138-139
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR

This workshop gives newly promoted company officers the leadership skills and confidence to manage their company when responding to alarms; when operating at roadway incidents; and when their company is first to arrive at fires in private and multiple dwellings, commercial occupancies, and vacant and abandoned buildings. ...read more...

Instructor
Bill Gustin
Captain
Miami-Dade Fire/Rescue
United States

1:30 PM-5:30 PM
Room: 206-207
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR

The workshop will go inside the command post with new footage and radio traffic of multiple incidents, including live rescues, fatalities, Maydays, and multi-building fires. Dialogue between the incident commander (IC) and other officers inside the command post will be analyzed. Helmet camera ...read more...

Instructor
Anthony Kastros
Battalion Chief (Ret)
Sacramento Metro (CA) Fire District (ret)
United States

1:30 PM-5:30 PM
Room: 231-233
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR

New vehicle technology presents ever-changing challenges for rescuers. Students will gain an understanding of how vehicles have changed and will continue to change, along with the extrication and vehicle fire challenges these changes have created for responders. New metallurgy, design, construction, the 2017 glass standard, and safety ...read more...

Instructor
Carl Haddon
Deputy Chief (ret)
North Fork (ID) Fire Department
United States

1:30 PM-5:30 PM
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR

Training officers in volunteer and combination fire departments are challenged with serving a variety of masters. They have to meet training mandates and deliver key topics to a diverse group of firefighters. This workshop covers how to deliver essential training while keeping things interesting and instilling a ...read more...

Instructor
Eddie Buchanan
Assistant Chief (Ret.)
Hanover (VA) Fire & EMS
United States

1:30 PM-5:30 PM
Room: 236-237
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR

Fire officers on the fireground are like a quarterback having to read the field when a play is called that doesn’t go as expected. Regardless of how many units your department responds to a fire, only one will be first to arrive at the scene. That officer, ...read more...

Instructor
Walter Lewis
District Chief
Orlando (FL) Fire Department
United States

1:30 PM-5:30 PM
Room: 238-239
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR

This highly dynamic and interactive class uses audience participation as a key component. Raw fire scene videos are used that start prior to fire department arrival or just as operations are beginning. The videos are then broken down at the strategic and tactical levels, with all the ...read more...

Instructor
Tom Sitz
Lieutenant
Painesville Township (OH) Fire Department
United States

1:30 PM-5:30 PM
Room: 240-242
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR
Intubation, by paramedics, in the prehospital environment continues to be a hot topic of discussion. An area of especially intense debate is drug-assisted intubation (DAI). Patients requiring DAI often present in shock or peri-arrest states that complicate all facets of the elective intubation process. This dynamic, interactive session ...read more...
Instructor
Jeremy Williams
Clinical Educator, Critical Paramedic, and EMS Program Director Ascension St. Vincent Indianapolis
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Room: 109-110
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR

This course presents a thought-provoking connection between building construction and fire service operations and tactics. This unique training opportunity delivers practical and relevant information relating to single-family and multi-family properties and introduces in-depth methods for applying content to response scenes. This is a no-nonsense approach that extends ...read more...

Instructor
Jeff Lattz
Lieutenant (Ret.)
Champaign (IL) Fire Department
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Room: 120-122
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR

The answer to successful officer training, both initial and ongoing, lies beyond just the National Fire Protection Association 1021, Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications, certification. Successful programs, while based on professional standards and references, are also tailored to the specific needs of ...read more...

Instructor
Rudy Horist
Fire Chief
McHenry Township (IL) Fire Protection District
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Room: 123-124
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR

Saving civilian and firefighter lives on the fireground starts with the company drill. We prepare to save lives one drill at a time. Company officers always ask for new ideas and methods to keep their crews engaged and enthusiastic about training. After Firefighter ...read more...

Instructor
Raul A. Angulo
Captain Emeritus, Ladder Company 6, Seattle Fire Department (Retired)
Seattle (WA) Fire Department (Retired)
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Room: 125-126
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR

Auto manufacturers have invested heavily in their hybrid and electric vehicle (EV) programs. Many of them have committed to being all electric or electric/hybrid in the next decade. Some estimates indicate that by 2025, they will make up 10% of new cars sold. ...read more...

Instructor
Jason Emery
Battalion Chief
Waterbury (CT) Fire Department/NFPA
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Room: 127-128
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR

The two significant documents covering fire investigation, National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 921, the Guide for Fire and Explosion Investigations (2021 revision), and NFPA 1033, The Standard for Professional Qualifications for Fire Investigator (2022), have been significantly changed. This program is designed to demonstrate that a comprehensive, ...read more...

Instructor
Adrian Cales
Security Operations Manager
Public Service Enterprise Group
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Room: 134-135
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR

This highly motivational, highly interactive, fast-paced and challenging presentation is a traditional "workshop" for fire department and training personnel who design, develop, deliver, or oversee firefighter training. It blends accepted leadership principles with existing fire instructor skills and provides an exceptionally challenging instructor development training session. It ...read more...

Instructor
William Hopson
Firefighter
Beachwood NJ Fire Department
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Room: 132-133
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR

It's 2023, and recruiting and retaining firefighters (volunteer and career) are a critical challenge. Once we recruit them, they then become your responsibility--or your problem. This program focuses on your ability to function (and survive) as a fire officer in quarters and on the fireground. From dealing ...read more...

Instructor
Billy Goldfeder
Deputy Chief
Loveland-Symmes (OH) Fire Department
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Room: 136-137
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR

This highly interactive workshop will introduce the four pillars: Physical Fitness, Rest & Recovery, Hydration, and Nutrition. Pillar 1 teaches attendees to focus on exercises and movements that are functional for the job of firefighting. Pillar 2 is broken down into active and passive recovery. Examples are ...read more...

Instructor
Dan Kerrigan
Co-Author, Firefighter Functional Fitness and Co-Founder, F3 Fitness Training, LLC
F3 Fitness Training, LLC.
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Room: 138-139
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR

Given the risks of hazmat emergency response operations, the overwhelming majority of responder injuries and deaths at hazmat incidents occur prior to the arrival of Hazmat Response Teams. The ability of the incident commander to critically analyze the problem and effectively apply a risk-based response methodology provides ...read more...

Instructor
Gregory Noll
Senior Planning Specialist
South Central (PA) Regional Task Force
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Room: 206-207
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR

The target audience for this program is EMS providers of all types/levels/certifications as well as any other clinical personnel who may be exposed to patients with high-consequence communicable diseases. The course aims to increase awareness about standard and transmission based infection control practices and teaches students how ...read more...

Instructor
Alexander Isakov
Professor of Emergency Medicine
Director, Section of Prehospital and Disaster Medicine
Department of Emergency Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Room: 231-233
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR

The presentation discusses the most common mistakes and problems the instructor has seen on the fireground in his 29 years of experience. It explains the difference between a mistake and a problem. A mistake is a human error that is typically caused by lack of experience or ...read more...

Instructor
Jason Rivera
Firefighter
New Haven (CT) Fire Department
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Room: 234-235
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR

This program starts with an overview of the methodology used to conduct an aerial needs assessment. Topics include what exactly a quint is and how it fits in, what part the Insurance Services Office plays, how fire department staffing fits in, if the new rig will fit ...read more...

Instructor
Michael Wilbur
Lieutenant (Ret.)
Fire Department of New York/Emergency Vehicle Response
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Room: 236-237
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR

Identify the training needs of your department by performing a gap analysis and use the guidance of current best practices in the industry to formulate a one- to three-year training program that covers all the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standards. This job performance-driven methodology is used ...read more...

Instructor
Seth Barker
Deputy Chief of Operations
Big Sky Fire Department
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Room: 238-239
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR

The volunteer fire service is experiencing its biggest challenge to date with firefighter and EMS recruitment and retention. With today’s era of competing demands for the volunteer/potential volunteer, the question becomes, How can departments cost-effectively and successfully recruit, retain, and train volunteer firefighter and EMS professionals? This ...read more...

Instructor
Candice McDonald
NVFC Deputy CEO, Firefighter/EMT
Cumberland Valley Volunteer Firemen's Association
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Room: 240-242
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR

Typically, firefighters enter the front door of a structure to access a fire to extinguish it. This approach, enabled by the personal protective equipment that firefighters wear and a charged hoseline, has produced positive results, especially if the firefighters can easily locate the fire from their point ...read more...

Instructor
Daniel Madrzykowski
Director of Research
UL Firefighter Safety Research Institute
United States

1:30 PM-5:00 PM
Room: 234-235
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR

This program is based on research for the book The Functional Fire Company: Positioning Small Groups for Success and Survival. During this interactive workshop, several topics will be discussed that are essential for each level of a fire department organization positioning the fire company for success and ...read more...

Instructor
Scott Thompson
Chief
The Colony (TX) Fire Department
United States

1:30 PM-5:30 PM
Room: 109-110
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR

This presentation is a wholistic approach to the standard positioning, uses, and deployment of aerial devices at most standard structural type fires. It covers not only manufacturers’ recommendations but also industry best practices. Case studies of line-of-duty deaths involving aerial devices will also be discussed. Novice and ...read more...

Instructor
G. Howard Blythe
Firefighter
FDNY-FirefighterConnecticut Fire Academy-Program Coordinator
United States

1:30 PM-5:30 PM
Room: 120-122
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR

Are you truly willing to evaluate yourself as an instructor and develop new skills? You must challenge yourself as an instructor to break away from the status quo. Only in a state of discomfort can you experience growth. A powerful instructor who is a subject matter expert ...read more...

Instructor
Steve Crothers
Company Officer
Seattle (WA) Fire Department
United States

1:30 PM-5:30 PM
Room: 123-124
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR

This workshop provides details on building a successful saw training class/culture. It identifies key factors to build, train, and support a successful saw program in modern departments for down trees, ventilation, and forcible entry. Learn about safe and effective saw habits, realistic training drills, construction identification/challenges, and ...read more...

Instructor
Seth Taylor
Captain
Lewisville (TX) Fire Department
United States

1:30 PM-5:30 PM
Room: 125-125
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR

This class focuses on managing complex and challenging personnel issues, improving interpersonal skills, and elevating your organization to become a winning team. Share in the journey of the instructor, who, as a new chief hired from the outside, quickly learned that his education and experience did not ...read more...

Instructor
Jerry Streich
Chief/Emergency Management Director (Ret)
Capstone
United States

1:30 PM-5:30 PM
Room: 127-128
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR

Leadership in today’s multi-generational workplace can be difficult for even the best line or chief fire officers. Many are challenged with recruitment and retention issues. Do you want to learn how to develop the next generation of leaders from day one of their new career? This program ...read more...

Instructor
William Greenwood
Fire Chief
T.F. Green International Airport Fire Department
United States

1:30 PM-5:30 PM
Room: 132-133
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR

Studies say 60% of firefighters have less than one hour of thermal imager training in a year. We must first know how a tool works before we can use it properly. Most thermal imager training has been in cold smoke or just in ...read more...

Instructor
Joseph DeVito
Captain / Paramedic
Fort Myers Beach Fire Control District
United States

1:30 PM-5:30 PM
Room: 134-135
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR

Across the country, firefighters are faced with the unique challenges presented by resorts within their jurisdiction or mutual-aid districts. These resorts ranges from beachfront high-rises to mountainside condominiums. Each resort has unique fireground tactical operational challenges that must be addressed for safe and effective operations. This program ...read more...

Instructor
Douglas Cline
Assistant Chief
Horry County Fire Rescue
United States

1:30 PM-5:30 PM
Room: 136-137
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR

To ensure that EMS managers are aware of the the laws, regulations, and compliance issues associated with a comprehensive infection control program. this session will demonstrate the cost effectiveness of a comprehensive program and the essential role that administration plays in ensuring that the department's program meets ...read more...

Instructor
Katherine West, RN, BSN, MSed
Infection Control Consultant
Infection Control Emerging Concepts
United States

1:30 PM-5:30 PM
Room: 138-139
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR

This workshop emphasizes the importance of understanding building construction. It will teach the essential tools needed to recognize all types of building construction and how fire behavior affects each type. An in-depth look at the dangers of lightweight components and newer building materials used in today’s construction ...read more...

Instructor
Tom Tulipano
Firefighter/Paramedic-retired
Lombard (IL) Fire Department
United States

1:30 PM-5:30 PM
Room: 206-207
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR

The book Critical Decision Making, Point-to-Point Leadership in Fire and Emergency Services is the platform for this workshop. In the fire service, getting from point “A” to point “B” is a challenge on some emergency incident scenes, especial critical incidents. In addition, firefighters are faced with challenges ...read more...

Instructor
Michael Barakey
Fire Chief/Paramedic
Suffolk (VA) Fire & Rescue
United States

1:30 PM-5:30 PM
Room: 231-233
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR

Documentation is the cornerstone of an affirmative defense indicating your personnel did the right thing at a fire or EMS response. Why document? Your department and probably the state or local EMS/Health Department in your state for EMS responses may require it. With the current state of ...read more...

Instructor
John Murphy
Deputy Chief (Ret.), Attorney at Law
Murphy Law Group
United States

1:30 PM-5:30 PM
Room: 236-237
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR

The fire service is a dynamic industry that is constantly changing. If we were to look back over the past five, 10, or 15 years, we would be able to see some significant changes that have occurred and have affected our way of operating. As a result ...read more...

Instructor
Mark Van Der Feyst
Firefighter
FIRESTAR SERVICES INC.
United States

1:30 PM-5:30 PM
Room: 238-239
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR

Every day, first responders are vigilant and almost mechanical in their actions when responding and attending to emergency situations. Commonly overlooked are their mental processes of these events. First responders demonstrate resiliency on a daily basis, continually moving forward in spite of how they are taxed physically ...read more...

Instructor
Frank Leto
Captain
FDNY
United States

1:30 PM-5:30 PM
Room: 240-242
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR

Wildland fires are not "just" in the West and they are not "just" in the mountains. They are everywhere across the United States. They affect small rural departments, mid-size combination departments, and everything in between. Responding to and engagement of a wildland fire are not like the ...read more...

Instructor
Bill Arsenault
Fire Chief
Camii Fire Department
United States

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