Safety in the Fire Service

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Safety in the Fire Service

The Mid-Willamette Fire Officer Development Institute hosts Safety in the Fire Service, presented by Deputy Chief Todd Keathley. Course Description:The presentation will involve an in depth evaluation of Respiratory Protection, Fire Behavior and the Changing Fire Environment. As the Chief Safety Officer for Portland Fire and Rescue, Chief Keathley focused his efforts on the topic of Respiratory Protection and Firefighter Safety. This consisted of significant research in the areas of firefighter fatalities and injury prevention. During this presentation Chief Keathley will share the findings of his research and emphasize the need for immediate changes in our approach to today's fire environment. He will discuss the ever increasing volatility of the atmosphere we face and the need for modification to our current strategies and tactics.

Course Delivery: Training will consist of a 2 day presentation through the use of a PowerPoint presentation, simulations using Fire Studio, videos, handouts, and group discussion. Certification: At the completion of the course, participates will have met the requirements for Incident Safety Officer (ISO) as defined in NFPA 1021: Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications and the standard for Fire Ground Leader as defined by the Department Of Public Safety Standards And Training (DPSST).  The Mid-Willamette Fire Officer Development Institute is a cooperative leadership program of the Mid-Willamette Fire Instructor’s Association and Salem Fire Department.  For additional information, contact Capt Gregory Rains,

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