View On Demand (Recorded June 17, 2024)

The 2024 Firefighter Safety Stand Down, which runs from June 16 to 22, underscores the importance of fundamental training programs for fire and emergency services personnel. During this week, participating fire departments will pause non-emergency activities to focus on five critical focus areas including foundational training, community and departmental needs assessment, training safety, and physical and mental health considerations. 

Whether you're looking to reinforce basic skills or integrate advanced safety protocols, this kick-off webinar will equip you with the knowledge and tools needed for leading a safer, more prepared fire service team. Join Battalion Chief (Ret.) Bruce Bjorge, Operations Chief (Ret.) Ray Shanahan and Safety Stand Down Committee Chair, Deputy Fire Chief Darin Wallentine, as they share insights on the importance of going back to the basics of fire training.

You’ll learn: 

  • How safety standards were developed and why they exist. 
  • Why you should never forget what you learned in the academy. 
  • How to assess your community to improve service delivery. 
  • How to ensure both physical health and mental health within your organization. 

Presented by:

Battalion Chief ( Ret.) Bruce Bjorge
Director of Sales – Fire

Operations Chief (Ret.) Ray Shanahan 
Senior Account Executive
Deputy Fire Chief Darin Wallentine
Sarasota County (FL) Fire Department
Safety Stand Down, Committee Chair

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