Practical Fire Fighting Training Workshop - 29 January - 2 February 2012 On-site, Abu Dhabi

October 1, 2020

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Practical Fire Fighting Training Workshop

On-site, Abu Dhabi

29 January - 2 February 2012

Workshop dates:

  • 29 January - 2 February 2012


Practical Fire Fighting Training Workshop

The Practical Fire Fighting Training Workshop will incorporate the Field Incident Commanders Course covering Emergency Response and Disaster Management.

This is specifically designed for your HSE team who may be called upon to attend or manage an emergency or disaster situation and meets OSHA requirements.

With the increase in natural disasters across the world and the higher risks associated with expanding industry there is a real need for more people to be trained in field emergency management to prevent the loss of life and damage to infrastructure.

This training is a 5 day course consisting of classroom and hands-on field application training. Training is conducted through student participation, operational classes, case studies, field exercises and scenarios, classroom exercises and discussions.

The course covers the following units of competency:
Practical Fire Fighting
Will be based on the Standard set by the National Fire Protection Association Standard 1001, FF1 and 2 and Standard 472.
Emergency Response & Disaster Control
Participation in this course will train you to effectively manage and take control of emergency situations using International ICS 100, 200 and 300 standards.
How to dispatch security/emergency officers and teams to an emergency situation and what the dispatcher needs to consider including wind direction, danger of fire, gas and other similar dangers.

All sessions will start with theory and follow by practical exercises.

Fire Behavior/Chemistry of Combustion
Firefighter Personal Protective Equipment
Fire Streams-Class B/Foam Systems for Storage Tanks
Fire Hazard Management Process and Principles.
Fire and Explosion Types and Effects associated with storage tanks.
Fire Protection System in Atmospheric and Pressurized Storage Tanks.

Fire Detection, Alarm, Risk Reduction and Protection Systems in Atmospheric and Pressurized Tanks
Fire Suppression (including Fire and Explosion types and effects associated with storage tanks)
Hazardous Materials Awareness (Specific to Class B Firefighting and Pressurized tanks)
Risk Reduction Options for Storage Tanks and Associated Facilities.
Water Spray Systems.
Foam Systems for Storage Tanks.
Storage Tank Fire Protection Design Examples.

Hazardous Materials Operations (Specific to Class B Firefighting and Pressurized tanks)
Selection of Foam concentrates and procurement issues
Equipment and System Testing.
Foam and Water Monitor application.
Case study Incidents and other tank related events.
Tank Fire Incidents from History.
Case Studies on Recent Major Incidents.
Pre-planning and Exercising Response for Tank Fires.

And Incident Management System
Initial Response to an Incident or Emergency
Selection of the Incident Commander
Role and Responsibility of the Incident Commander
Incident Commander problems
Manageable Span of Control
Selecting the right team and Transfer of Command
Emergency scene preparedness safety.
Guidelines for scene management crowd control, and cordoning off emergency scenes.
The importance of personnel accountability
Summarize basic interior operations techniques
Describe emergency escape and rapid intervention.

Understanding the initial emergency call
Communicating to the right people
Responding the correct services and support groups
Knowing and reading your environment
Knowing your limitations
The importance of the emergency radio dispatcher
Staging areas
The incident Command Post
Effective Communications
The importance of being flexible
Managing the emergency
Wind direction – Considerations
Evacuation considerations
Understanding Emergency Response Plans
Effective use of resources
Use of technology to assist the Incident Commander
Working with the media
Working with Senior Management
Understanding the debrief
The clean up

The enclosed information is a general overview of the course we offer. However each course can be tailored to suit individual participant/client needs. The type of scenario training and resources utilised is dependent upon environmental, legal and geographical constraints.



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