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Addressing the Risks (and Cost) of Firefighting Foam Training

Addressing the Risks (and Cost) of Firefighting Foam Training

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  Firefighting foams are essential tools for fighting fires, making firefighter foam training essential to every fire brigade. When it…
Better Fire Pump Operator Training for Airfields and Air Force Bases

Better Fire Pump Operator Training for Airfields and Air Force Bases

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  Eielson Air Force Base in central Alaska is less than 200 miles from the Arctic Circle and often sees…
Fire Department Training for Pump and Water Pressure Failure

Fire Department Training for Pump and Water Pressure Failure

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Back in 2011, Noel Maitland (at that time lieutenant and 15-year veteran with the FDNY) wrote an excellent fire department…
Avoiding the Pitfalls of “Perfect-World Scenario” Fire Department Training

Avoiding the Pitfalls of “Perfect-World Scenario” Fire Department Training

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In a November article for Fire Engineering, Burlington (NC) Fire Department battalion chief Paul Watlington sang the praises—and spoke to…
Using Your EMS Simulation to Train Your Policy

Using Your EMS Simulation to Train Your Policy

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In a recent article in EMS World Barry Bachenheimer (EDD, FF/EMT) wrote about how the first 60 seconds of a…
Taking EMS Simulation Beyond Dummies and Manikins

Taking EMS Simulation Beyond Dummies and Manikins

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As Jennifer McCarthy (MAS, NRP, CHSE-A) noted in a recent post to EMS World, “Paramedicine is one of few health…