H.O.T. Schedule 2016

Hands-On Training Videos and Descriptions
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4-Hour Evolutions:
Monday & Tuesday, April 18-19 | 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

 

8-Hour Evolutions:
Monday and Tuesday, April 18-19 | 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

 

Hands On Training Sessions 2016

Preparing for the Acquired Structure Burn - 3-Day HOT Evolution

Gregory Fisher discusses this three-day practical application class with students completing components of the International Society of Fire Service Instructors’ (and others') Live Fire Training Instructor task book for Acquired Structure and Instructor-In-Charge.

Urban Essentials - Monday and Tuesday, April 18-19 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.

Ray McCormack and Erich Roden discuss the rescue challenges that firefighters tackle every day.

Truck Company Essentials - Monday and Tuesday, April 18-19 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.

Mike Ciampo discusses truck company operations in the fire service.

Rapid Intervention Team Combat Drills - Monday and Tuesday, April 18-19 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.

James Crawford discusses rapid intervention team (RIT) training in the fire service.

Nozzle Forward - Monday and Tuesday, April 18-19 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.

Aaron Fields discusses fireground and drill experience.

NFPA 1403 Compliant Live Burn Training In Acquired Structures - Monday and Tuesday, April 18-19 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.

Gregory Fisher discusses the  understanding of NFPA 1403 and meeting objectives applying to instructor credentialing in live burns in acquired structures.   

Live Fire: First Due - Monday and Tuesday, April 18-19 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.

Doug Stephenson discusses initial actions of the first-arriving crews at fires involving structures and exposures.  

Building Collapse and Void Search - Monday and Tuesday, April 18-19 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.

Michael Davis discusses the skills that is needed to rescue personnel and to remove victims early in the collapse operations.

Working in the Fire Flow Path - Monday and Tuesday, April 18-19 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Sean Gray demonstrates how to operate safely on today’s fireground.

West Coast Vertical Ventilation Operations - Monday and Tuesday, April 18-19 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Ed Hadfield discusses the enhanced skills sets used in vertical ventilation operations in the fire service.

Vent-Enter-Isolate-Search (VEIS) and Victim Removal - Monday and Tuesday, April 18-19 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Charlie Fadale discusses the techniques of single-story and multilevel structure vent-enter-isolate-search (VEIS).

Rescue and Squad Company Operations on the Fireground - Monday and Tuesday, April 18-19 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Joseph Alvarez discusses the different stations in his rescue and squad operations.

Real-World, Street-Smart Extrication - Monday and Tuesday, April 18-19 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Isaac Frazier discusses that the most important aspects of extrication are overlooked.

Man vs. Machinery - Monday and Tuesday, April 18-19 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Mark Gregory will discuss the methods that can be employed to disentangle victims from various forms of machinery.

Heavy-Vehicle Extrication - Monday and Tuesday, April 18-19 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Todd Taylor discusses incidents involving heavy vehicle accidents on the roadways.

Hand-to-Hand Combat: Auto Extrication Hand Tools Only - Monday and Tuesday, April 18-19 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Jeff Pugh discusses extrication station rotations focus on stabilizing the vehicle in its physical orientation, providing new and modified old extrication techniques for gaining access to patients.  

Flashover and Modern Fire Behavior Training - Monday and Tuesday, April 18-19 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Joseph Berchtold discusses that firefighters must adapt their firefighting to overcome the hazard of accelerated, deadly flashovers on the fireground.

Firefighter Bailout Techniques - Monday and Tuesday, April 18-19 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Jason Hoevelmann discusses the skills that are neeed to successfully perform a safe "bailout" from an elevated location.

Farm Machinery Extrication - Monday and Tuesday, April 18-19 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Mark Baker's course deals with the special challenges of rural farm and agricultural emergencies.

Engine and Truck Placement: Gaining the Tactical Advantage - Monday and Tuesday, April 18-19 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Mike Wilbur discusses the principles and techniques for safe and effective placement and operation of aerial, tower ladder, and engine apparatus on the fireground.

Engine Company Essentials: Getting Water on the Fire - Monday and Tuesday, April 18-19 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Anthony Piontek discusses creating the most efficient and most effective tool on the fireground--the engine company!

Conventional Forcible Entry - Monday and Tuesday, April 18-19 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Chris Minichiello discusses that forcible entry can be a challenge for all departments, large and small.

Advanced Vehicle Extrication: Real-World Challenges - Monday and Tuesday, April 18-19 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Leigh Hollins discusses real-world challenges in a wreckage.

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