High-Impact Training

High-Impact Training (HIT)

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Gear-Removal Protocols: Taking Care of Our Own

Location: Exhibit Hall

There are complexities associated when dealing with an injured firefighter when they are wearing all their personal protective equipment (PPE). The class will review best practices and techniques for PPE removal from an injured firefighter and transitioning the situation from firefighter removal to EMS care. 

This hands-on training will provide an opportunity for the participants to apply the gear removal techniques discussed in the classroom learning environment. Join us at the 2017 FRI HIT Taking Care of our Own, Gear Removal Program and participate in a best practice of how to take care of our own!

Each participant will:

  • Gain hands-on experience of cutting and removal of actual firefighter PPE
  • Acquire the knowledge, understanding and skill of the gear removal best practice technique
  • Ability to transfer this training knowledge and technique to their department
  • Receive a CD copy of the presentation
HIT Fee
Member Add-On/Only   $125
NonMember Add-On/Only   $150


Session 1: Friday, July 29, 12:30 - 4 PM

Session 2: Saturday, July 30, 8:30 AM - Noon

Each session limited to 50 participants.

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I Look Forward to Attending Again

Overall this conference provided a lot of new and useful information and I look forward to attending the COLS level III conference this fall.

– Tracy Haze, Fire Lieutenant, Westminster (CO) Fire Department