·       TELECONFERENCES

APPARATUS SAFETY; NFPA 1500 CHAPTER 4 - VFIS - 1/2” VHS, 2 hours

Tape of a video teleconference held on Nov. 10, 1993. Topics include human factors, apparatus design/layout, tools/equipment safety, maintenance/inspection/testing, and the legal issues involved.

COMMUNICABLE DISEASE INFECTION CONTROL - VFIS - 1/2” VHS, 2 hours

Tape of a video teleconference held Nov. 7, 1990. Topics include broad base infection control to provide a safe working environment, sources of information, work practices, P.P.E., vaccinations, and training.

CRITICAL INCIDENT STRESS: PROVIDING SUPPORT FOR EMERGENCY SERVICES PERSONNEL - EENET - 1/2” VHS, 2 hours

Topics covered by this teleconference include how CISM evolved, CISM services at the Oklahoma City bombing, personal experiences with CISM, research of the effects of CISM, and information on eye movement desensitization and reprocessing.

FIRE DEPARTMENT OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY - VFIS - 1/2” VHS, 2 hours

Tape of a video teleconference held April 6, 1993. Topics include the history of NFPA 1500, the role of O.S.H.A., the role of the safety officer, and the administration of a safety program.

FIREFIGHTER HEALTH AND SAFETY - A REPORT TO CONGRESS - VFIS - 1/2” VHS, 2 hours

Tape of a teleconference held May 20, 1992. A forum was held on firefighter safety that resulted in a white paper report to Congress. Participants in the forum discuss the outcomes of the various workshops that were a part of that forum. Topics included EMS; fire apparatus safety; fire suppression; haz-mat; laws, regulations, and standards; PPE; and physical and psychological health.

HAZARDOUS MATERIALS RESPONSE ISSUES - VFIS - 1/2” VHS, 2 hours

Tape of a video teleconference held on Nov. 1, 1989. Includes discussions on O.S.H.A. 1910.120, EPA regulations, and N.F.P.A. standards 471 and 472. Explains the various levels of response personnel and the training requirements of each. Looks at how these regulations effect both the public fire departments and industry.

INCIDENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS IN A SMALL DEPARTMENT - VFIS - 1/2” VHS, 2 hours

Tape of a video teleconference held on April 14, 1994. Examines how I.M.S. effects small departments (combination and volunteer). Topics include reasons for I.M.S., steps used to build an I.M.S., how to implement the I.M.S., and evaluation of the I.M.S.

N.F.P.A. 1500 CHAPTER 8 HEALTH AND MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS - VFIS - 1/2” VHS,  2 hours

Tape of a video teleconference held on Nov. 2, 1994. Topics covered include fitness programs, infection control, rehabilitation, performance requirements, and physical performance requirements for women.

ON THE CUTTING EDGE: PRESERVING EMERGENCY PERSONNEL THROUGH CRITICAL INCIDENT STRESS MANAGEMENT TEAMS - VFIS - 1/2” VHS, 2 hours

Tape of a video teleconference held on April 10, 1991. It describes post traumatic stress disorder, introduces debriefing and the components of the program, talks about dealing with incidents involving children, peer support, ways to maintain balance in your life, and the effects of CISD teams.

TRAINING FOR IMPROVED FIREFIGHTER PERFORMANCE - VFIS - 1/2” VHS, 2 hours

Tape of a video teleconference held on Nov. 6, 1991. Introduces the concept of “training in context”. Topics include delivering the training, tactics as the lesson plan, and how to implement this in your department.

VOLUNTEER FIRE/EMERGENCY ORGANIZATIONS INTO THE 1990S - VFIS - 1/2” VHS, 2 hours

Tape of a video teleconference held on May 23, 1990. Topics include the legal impact of regulations, codes, and standards; motivation of volunteers; training issues; and the management of volunteer departments.