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

This presentation covers the basics of joint law enforcement and fire response to fire as a weapon integrated with rescue team (task force) response. It includes an overview of rapid trauma care directed toward those injuries ...read more...

Instructor
Chris Lorenz
Deputy Fire Marshal/SWAT Medic
Central Pierce Fire & Rescue
United States

1:30 PM-3:15 PM
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)
If you are called to a reported building collapse for a person passing out in a chemical storage tank or a worker injured 200 feet above the ground on a cell tower, would you know what ...read more...
Instructor
Art Bloomer
Captain
Kearny (NJ) Fire Department
United States

10:30 AM-12:15 PM
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)

This class includes an intense and concentrated examination of how the position of the door affects civilian survivability in a residential fire. Underwriters Laboratories research has recently brought to light the significant impact of a closed ...read more...

Instructor
John Shafer
Chief of Training & Safety
Washington Township/ Avon (IN) Fire Department
United States

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

Economy of Force is one of the nine Principles of War based on early theories and continues to be a key component of modern day warfare. It is the principle of employing all available combat power ...read more...

Instructor
Leslie Baker
Engineer
City of Charleston Fire Department
United States

3:30 PM-5:15 PM
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)

The origins of FirstNet date back to the need for communications interoperability. The tragic events of 9/11 highlighted the need for interoperability. The 9/11 Commission Report identified a need for dedicated spectrum for public safety to achieve interoperability. In 2012, ...read more...

Instructor
Mike Worrell
Division Chief (Ret.) Phoenix (AZ) Fire Department
FirstNet Area Lead, U.S. Department of Commerce, Reston, Virginia
United States

8:30 AM-10:15 AM
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)

This class covers the “Rules of Engagement” for a safe and successful swift/flood water rescue. Attendees learn steps to implement in their department/agency response to water rescue emergencies. The lessons learned provide students with a foundation ...read more...

Instructor
Greg Merrell, EMT-B
Major
Oklahoma City (OK) Fire Department
United States
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10:30 AM-12:15 PM
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)

The focus of this class is swing stage scaffold emergencies and rescue procedures. The components of a working swing stage scaffold are defined and their primary hazards are identified. Among the topics covered are methods for ...read more...

Instructor
Jeremy Rifflard
Captain
Fort Lauderdale (FL) Fire Department
United States

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