Pre-Education for the MABAS Division 3 Fall 2014 Company Drills
The following three activities take approximately 5-7 hours to complete.
It is suggested each company view the segments in segments over the seven weeks between August 1 and the start of the fall drills in late September.
Scientific Research for the Development of More Effective Tactics: Governors Island Experiments
Length: 1-3 hours (depends on whether or not you look at the details of the results)
This program summarizes all of the previous experiments conducted by UL and NIST using actual, full-scale live burns with actual furnishings in actual building.
SECOND: Two department’s approach
These three segments show how two different departments incorporated the UL and NIST results into their practices and procedures.
Length: 12 minutes
LA Co FD
UPDATED: Interior fire attack
Length: 17 minutes
Exterior water application
Length: 7 minutes
IAFF seminar by LACo, UL, and NIST (there are 7 segments totaling about three hours)
Suggested Additional Material
ATF 3-part lecture (each segment about one hour in duration)
UL Multi-media Training Programs
- Horizontal Ventilation in Legacy and Contemporary Residential Construction / Length: 2 hours
- Structural Stability of Engineered Lumber / Length: 2 hours
- Basement Fires — Collapse Hazards and Fire Dynamics / Length: 3 hours
- Effectiveness of Fire Service Vertical Ventilation and Suppression Tactics in Single Family Homes / Length: 1-3 hours
All are accessed here: http://ulfirefightersafety.com/training/