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2020 MSFA Annual Convention & Conference

Each June, the Maryland State Firemen's Association gathers for its annual Convention and Conference to conduct the business of the association and to provide insightful training and educational sessions for its membership. The MSFA welcomes you, your department, your business to take part in this annual meeting and educational event.

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Virtual Online Training Schedule 6/21/2020

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Event presentations will be linked and videos embedded for you to view right on this page for your convenience directly under each specific presentation.  But they are programmed to NOT be viewable until their specified times. June 21, 2020 1300 hrs. PGFD: One Fire Department’s Operational Response to COVID-19 Virtual Training session MSFA 2020 Virtual […]

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Virtual Online Training Schedule 6/22/2020

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Event presentations will be linked and videos embedded for you to view right on this page for your convenience directly under each specific presentation.  But they are programmed to NOT be viewable until their specified times. June 22, 2020 _______________________________________________ 1200 hrs. Evidence-based Approaches to Reduce Exposure Risks – UL FSRI This course, based on […]

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Virtual Online Training Schedule 6/23/2020

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Event presentations will be linked and videos embedded for you to view right on this page for your convenience directly under each specific presentation.  But they are programmed to NOT be viewable until their specified times. June 23, 2020 ______________________________________________ 0900 hrs. Resilience (EMS) – Karen Deppa/ Michael Donohue Resilience Skills Training: Behavioral Health Primary […]

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Virtual Online Training Schedule 6/24/2020

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Event presentations will be linked and videos embedded for you to view right on this page for your convenience directly under each specific presentation.  But they are programmed to NOT be viewable until their specified times. June 24, 2020 __________________________________________ 0900 hrs. Critical Thinking (F) -- FF Nicholas Higgins Critical Thinking in the Fire Service […]

Becoming an Ally to Foster Diversity & Inclusion (LIVE)

An ally should not be looked at as a noun, but rather a verb. The path to becoming an ally is a lifelong process of fostering relationships that are built on trust, consistency, advocacy, and accountability. Inclusive leadership is an integrated set of skills that is required to channel the power and potential of a diverse workforce for the benefit of the organization and the communities we serve. It is key for fire service leaders to understand their role in fostering diversity and inclusion. This workshop will provide you with deeper insights to yourself and the benefits of inclusion at all levels of your department.

Residential and Small Commercial First Due Size Up

Today's buildings and occupancies continue to present unique challenges to command and operating companies during combat structural fire engagement. Building and occupancy profiling, identifying occupancy risk versus occupancy type, construction methods, features, systems and components require new skill sets in reading the building and implementing predictive occupancy profiling for today’s company and command officers for effective and efficient fireground operations. Incorporating the Buildingsonfire FACTS concept for First-Arriving Construction, Tactics and Safety for Residential and Small Commercials.

Four Pillars of Functional Fitness (LIVE)

Unfortunately, around 50% of annual on-duty deaths are typically attributed to heart attacks, strokes, and other medical causes. Firefighter Functional Fitness attacks these statistics by providing all firefighters with the tools needed to combat this epidemic. Firefighter Functional Fitness is the essential guide to optimal firefighter performance and longevity. It provides all firefighters with the knowledge, mindset, and tools to maximize their fire ground performance, reduce their risk of injury and experiencing a line-of-duty death, and have a long, healthy career and/or volunteer service and retirement.

Impact of Horizontal Ventilation on Fire Behavior

Offered by: UL FSRI Fire Safety Academy In this course, you will examine the impact of modern construction practices and ventilation techniques on fire behavior from full-scale testing in realistic legacy and contemporary residential structures. (Original August 21, 2009) Click the link below and sign in 'if' you have an account or create an account […]