If you ask any instructor, in any industry, ‘Do you want your students engaged?’ their answer will always be: “YES - of course!”. The question then becomes how? How do excellent instructors gain and maintain their student’s interest, attention, and involvement? Now you’ve discovered a hidden secret
The ISFSI/Fire Engineering George D. Post Instructor of the Year Award is presented at the Fire Department Instructors Conference (FDIC) held in Indianapolis, Indiana. April 8-13, 2019.
This award recognizes individuals for extraordinary accomplishments in fire service training. The winner of the G
How do fire departments that rely on mutual aid for their initial or reinforced response to fires and other emergencies ensure success? One answer should be that they train with those other departments. The ISO Fire Suppression Rating Schedule requires such training in order to achieve maximum credi
Cancer in the fire service is commanding national attention, and for good reason. Various studies – including the NIOSH Firefighter Study (2013), Nordic Firefighter Study (2014) and Australian Firefighter Study (2014) – have concluded that firefighters are more exposed to certain types of cancer th
ACTIVE SHOOTER – unfortunately it’s a term we hear almost daily in the news. From 2000-2017 there have been 250 active shooters in the United States with a total of 2217 total casualties including 799 killed and 1418 injured per www.FBI.gov. As you can see it is the new norm and won’t go away, it