online classes added to VFIS University
VFIS University is pleased to announce the addition of new online courses. Access them at vfisu.com upon registering in the system. Classes are free to clients of VFIS.
A007 - Firefighter Cancer Resources to Assist You
This program is intended to help you understand the value and resources available from the Firefighter Cancer Support Network to assist your organization in understanding, preventing and dealing with the risk of firefighter cancer.
A009 - Wash Your Hands to Prevent the Spread of Germs and Carcinogens
The purpose of this program is to help you understand the value of handwashing and the proper way to wash your hands with special emphasis on preventing the spread of carcinogens.
A013 - Talking About and Responding to Firefighter Cancer
This class is intended to help you understand how to deal with the situation when someone tells you they have cancer and where to go to for assistance.
A014 - Junior Membership Programs
This program is intended to provide information on the value of junior programs and key points in developing and managing these programs.
211 - Who Holds the Key to Safe Emergency Vehicle Operations
The goal of this program is to increase vehicle operation safety via a “team approach” with emergency service organization leadership playing a very active role.
402 NC - Who Holds the Key to Safe Emergency Vehicle Operations Based upon North Carolina data and experience, the goal of this program is to increase vehicle operation safety via a “team approach” with emergency service organization leadership playing a very active role. A summary of effective North Carolina vehicle safety initiatives is included.
The Bottom Line on Online Training
Distance learning has become a reality when it comes to training fire and emergency medical personnel. How can it help you? Case Study 13-06 – Make Training Convenient.
An apparatus of ABC Volunteer Fire & Rescue, backing a vehicle into the station with a spotter in use, struck a pole damaging the apparatus. It then had to be removed from service. The chief mandated ALL members to complete a safe vehicle backing class online within 30 days. Online training enabled them to accomplish the training at their convenience.
Visit vfisu.com to learn more and sign up for classes.