Australia 2018

Coalition instructors traveled to Australia in August to provide "Know Your Smoke" training to firefighters in Melbourne, Victoria, and Sydney.  The programs were a tremendous success with nearly 200 firefighters in attendance.  Take a look at what they had to say about the training and the process.  Australia is no different than the US -…

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Gross Decon Videos

The Coalition is launching the opportunity for your department to receive a lifetime membership to the Coalition, which includes 6 memberships for your training department.  All you need to do is send a video depicting your department's gross decon practices.  In today's environment, fire departments are struggling to develop protocols for gross decontamination on the…

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You Tube Channel

The Coalition recently re-launched its You Tube channel to provide immediate and simplified training for firefighters and first responders.  In an effort to monetize the channel to provide income to continue free firefighter training, we would like to encourage firefighters to "subscribe" to the channel and watch the videos.  New training videos will be added…

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Firefighter Hood Research

Firefighter hoods have been demonstrated to be somewhat permeable to particulate matter and may not provide adequate protection to firefighters with respect to reducing toxic exposures. FSC is raising funds to study the effectiveness of firefighter hoods in preventing skin exposure to toxic materials (PAHs and heavy metals.)  This investigation is intended to assess and…

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