***Prereq for this class is Mandatory or Module A certification***
This class is designed to allow firefighters to participate in flashover like conditions. Flashover is a highly dangerous condition that provides settle warning signs that experienced firefighters can notice prior to flashover.
The class begins with a MANDATORY classroom session that reviews fire development, fire behavior, fire dynamics and then concludes with flashover signs and signals.
Participants will be subjected to high heat conditions and hostile fire conditions for several minutes.
Each student will need to complete a release form which requires the signature of their fire chief.
Vitals of each participant will be taken before and after time in the flashover chamber.
Each participant is required to have the following NFPA compliant items with them the day of class.
Remove all outer faceshields from helmet.
(e-mail email@example.com if SCBA needed as there is a limited supply of MSA training packs available)
Students must have any facial hair within OSHA compliance 1910.134. If in doubt, make sure all facial hair is shaven within ¾” of jaw line.
It is strongly recommended that participants wear several layers of clothing under their turnout gear. At LEAST one cotton layer entailing a long sleeve shirt and pants required.
***NO shorts or tee shirts.***
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