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

Published on December 3, 2021

Avoiding the Pitfalls of “Perfect-World Scenario” Fire Department Training
In a November article for Fire Engineering, Burlington (NC) Fire Department battalion chief Paul Watlington sang the praises—and spoke to the brain-bending complexities—of pump operations. It isn’t just that each department has a unique mix of equipment. And it’s not only that new equipment and apparatuses enter the market, altering some of the fundamentals underlying … Continued

Now Available on NPPGov – FAAC Public Safety Simulation Training Equipment

Published on August 13, 2018

Now Available on NPPGov – FAAC Public Safety Simulation Training Equipment
NPPGov is a national cooperative procurement organization based in Seattle, WA offering publicly solicited contracts to government entities nationwide. Our contracts are created through a public solicitation by a Lead Public Agency. Access to our cooperative contracts is free and there are no purchasing obligations. Benefits of cooperative contracts: • Competitively bid, no additional RFP … Continued

How multi-seat driver-training simulators improve safety, situational awareness Robert Raheb | Fire Chief

Published on November 4, 2013

See the FAAC Fire Simulator in use Fire departments across the country are embroiled with city government regarding budget cuts and spending. Departments have made various decisions on how to reduce spending and still maintain a level of service that affords its citizens protection. Most of the time, training is the first to get cut … Continued

FAAC Offers Certification at 6th Annual User Conference

Published on August 16, 2011

FAAC Incorporated is pleased to announce its 6th Annual User Conference will be held aboard the Queen Mary in Long Beach, California Oct. 11-14. FAAC hosts its annual conference to benefit customers through knowledge sharing, networking, and expert instruction. This year, FAAC is conducting the first-ever certification course for driving simulator instructors. “The Driving Simulator … Continued

First Few Moments Podcast: FAAC Emergency Response Specialist Rob Raheb Podcast

Published on July 1, 2011

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Analytical or emotional: What’s driving you?

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View original FireRescue1 post here. Driver simulation training can help the student interact with various driving environments and weather conditions within minutes By Robert Raheb FDNY EMS Lt. (ret), Emergency Response Specialist — FAAC, Inc. Driving is taught from an analytical viewpoint; rarely do we cross over to the emotional side of driving. From the … Continued

Training day on the road

Published on June 16, 2011

http://www.newsday.co.tt/businessday/0,144233.html By Sasha Harrinanan The Public Transport Service Corporation (PTSC) has a significant shortage of bus drivers and is in the process of recruiting 300 men and women to fill these vacancies. Deputy general manager of Operations Brian Juanette sat down with Business Day recently to discuss the on-going exercise, in which two groups are … Continued

Simulator provides realistic training for emergencies

Published on January 25, 2011

By Noelle Hunter Staff Writer CNHI The Morehead News Tue Jan 25, 2011 https://themoreheadnews.com/local/x1221301221/Simulator-provides-realistic-training-for-emergencies Jan. 25, 2011 — At any moment, emergency personnel must be ready to respond to a crisis. This means maneuvering through traffic, hazardous road conditions and even around other response teams. The Kentucky Fire Commission trains drivers to navigate these conditions … Continued