Select Criteria: Tracks = Industrial
8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Room: 109-110
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR

Municipal firefighters who are expected to respond to manufacturing or industrial facilities often are not fully prepared for those situations, both from a fire and a rescue standpoint. Additionally, catastrophic losses can be compounded by a fire department’s lack of proactive efforts and a poorly planned response. From combustible dust ...read more...

Instructor
Benjamin Peetz
Assistant Chief
Napoleon (IN) Volunteer Fire Department
United States
FDIC Take Homes

1:30 PM-3:15 PM
Room: 238-239
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)

Students gain exposure to various types of industrial emergencies. Sea can containers, often overlooked in emergencies, can act like pressure vessels in the right circumstances. A fatal fire case study involving a Sea Can is discussed. Other hazards include electrical, high-power energy sources; pressure vessels; chemicals; ...read more...

Instructor
Bradley Davidson
Supervisor Protection Services
HudBay Fire Dept.
Canada
FDIC Take Homes

10:30 AM-12:15 PM
Room: 238-239
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)
This class is designed to shift the paradigm in thinking toward a more proactive strategic approach to managing highly complex and dangerous solar energy emergencies not routinely faced by everyday emergency response personnel. Many hidden dangers such as hazmat battery storage units and excessive building construction ...read more...
Instructor
Jeff Simpson
Past Chief
Salisbury (MD) Fire Department
United States
FDIC Take Homes

1:30 PM-3:15 PM
Room: 103-104
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)

Most fire departments are prepared to respond to routine house fires, medical emergencies, and motor vehicle crashes. But, how prepared is your department to handle a fire at your local steel mill, an explosion at your local power plant, a major fire at a warehouse, or ...read more...

Instructor
Joseph Kitchen
Fire Chief
Bath Twp. Fire Department
United States
FDIC Take Homes

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