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Airport Firefighter Program (NFPA 1003)

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bob Metcalfe Aug 28, 2015. 2 Replies

Hey Everyone!Just looking to get some insight and advice on areas that offer The Airport Firefighter (NFPA) Certification program.I live in CT and my State's Fire Academy and local jurisdictions do…Continue

Soda Acid Fire Extinguishers

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jeff Wright Mar 21, 2011. 3 Replies

HI Everyone, I have been a volunteer firefighter for about 2 years and have really enjoyed the education and training aspects of the fire service. I see some of the discussions on here and would like…Continue

Bam Bam Tool/Forcible Entry

Started Jun 30, 2010 0 Replies

When I went thought FFI last summer this particular tool was very briefly discussed however the regional fire school did not have one present, I have yet to see one on a piece of fire apparatus. I…Continue

Patch request

Started Jun 27, 2010 0 Replies

Good Afternoon All, I just began collecting fire dept patches a few months ago. I have been pretty busy with school to pursue this hobby further but now in the few months I have off I would like to…Continue

 

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Bob Metcalfe replied to Sean L Kavanaugh's discussion Airport Firefighter Program (NFPA 1003)
"Look into the programs at the Public Safety Training Facility ( Part of Monroe Community College) in Rochester, NY.  There's a ton of agencies from near and far that come to train here. Unfortunately I don't know a ton about that…"
Aug 28, 2015
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Airport Firefighter Program (NFPA 1003)

Hey Everyone!Just looking to get some insight and advice on areas that offer The Airport Firefighter (NFPA) Certification program.I live in CT and my State's Fire Academy and local jurisdictions do not offer the program. I have heard that Areas such as NC, SC and even possibly the National Fire Academy might be a good bet, however I would rather have any advice from my brothers on here as to where you may have taken yours.Also looking to hear insight as to how you enjoyed the program. It has…See More
Aug 28, 2015
FETC replied to Sean L Kavanaugh's discussion Airport Firefighter Program (NFPA 1003)
"The New Hampshire Fire Academy runs a Pro Board NFPA 1003 ARFF Program every spring. They even have on campus dormitories for out of state students."
Aug 28, 2015
Sean L Kavanaugh's discussion was featured

Airport Firefighter Program (NFPA 1003)

Hey Everyone!Just looking to get some insight and advice on areas that offer The Airport Firefighter (NFPA) Certification program.I live in CT and my State's Fire Academy and local jurisdictions do not offer the program. I have heard that Areas such as NC, SC and even possibly the National Fire Academy might be a good bet, however I would rather have any advice from my brothers on here as to where you may have taken yours.Also looking to hear insight as to how you enjoyed the program. It has…See More
Aug 24, 2015
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Airport Firefighter Program (NFPA 1003)

Hey Everyone!Just looking to get some insight and advice on areas that offer The Airport Firefighter (NFPA) Certification program.I live in CT and my State's Fire Academy and local jurisdictions do not offer the program. I have heard that Areas such as NC, SC and even possibly the National Fire Academy might be a good bet, however I would rather have any advice from my brothers on here as to where you may have taken yours.Also looking to hear insight as to how you enjoyed the program. It has…See More
Aug 22, 2015
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May 9, 2012
Ben Waller replied to Sean L Kavanaugh's discussion NFPA Haz-Mat Tech vs OSHA Haz-Mat Tech
"More information on some of the NFPA-compliant hazmat technician courses NPQ-ProBoard 80-hour class from DuPont The University of Maryland Fire & Rescue Institute (MFRI) 51-hour Hazmat Technician course which meets NFPA 472, results in IFSAC…"
May 30, 2011
Ben Waller replied to Sean L Kavanaugh's discussion NFPA Haz-Mat Tech vs OSHA Haz-Mat Tech
"I've confined my previous comments exclusively to hazmat response, but obviously there are NFPA hazmat standard implications to firefighting and technical rescue, as you state. Excellent comments."
May 29, 2011
Marc Hansen replied to Sean L Kavanaugh's discussion NFPA Haz-Mat Tech vs OSHA Haz-Mat Tech
"Ben, for me to be qualified to sit for firefighter 1 certification I am required to be certified to NFPA 472 for Hazmat Ops to even fill out the application. Without firefighter 1 I am not allowed to take the written or skills test for any of the…"
May 29, 2011
Marc Hansen replied to Sean L Kavanaugh's discussion NFPA Haz-Mat Tech vs OSHA Haz-Mat Tech
"OSHA is site specific training required to be given by employers for chemicals on site, with exceptions for small or occasional receiptants of haz-mat shipments. OSHA does not certify instructors but does list non mandatory general requirements for…"
May 29, 2011
Ben Waller replied to Sean L Kavanaugh's discussion NFPA Haz-Mat Tech vs OSHA Haz-Mat Tech
"John, What part of the NFPA not certifying Hazmat technicians don't you understand? To be blunt, the OSHA standards are inferior to what is taught in any of the three NFPA 472-compliant hazmat technician courses with which I'm familiar.…"
May 27, 2011
John Kayser replied to Sean L Kavanaugh's discussion NFPA Haz-Mat Tech vs OSHA Haz-Mat Tech
"Ben, The difference between NFPA 472 standards and OSHA HAZWOPER regulations are NFPA defines in more detail what the competencies are. As far as hours you must have to become a NFPA Technician, please tell me where I can find them in NFPA 472,…"
May 27, 2011
Ben Waller replied to Sean L Kavanaugh's discussion NFPA Haz-Mat Tech vs OSHA Haz-Mat Tech
"If you take a NFPA 472-compliant hazmat technician class, you'll not only meet all of the OSHA HAZWOPER requirements, but you'll exceed most of them and be trained on things that HAZWOPER does not require. Both the IFSAC and NPQ/Pro Board…"
May 27, 2011
John Kayser replied to Sean L Kavanaugh's discussion NFPA Haz-Mat Tech vs OSHA Haz-Mat Tech
"The big difference between OSHA regulations (29 CFR 1910.120) and NFPA 472 standards is that OSHA is the law and must be followed. If your state is an OSHA state then it must follow the OSHA regulations. If your state is not like OHIO you must…"
May 26, 2011
Rachel liked Sean L Kavanaugh's discussion To My Brothers and Sisters
May 1, 2011
Kasey left a comment for Sean L Kavanaugh
"Hey, Thanks for the add. Hope you're doing well."
Apr 6, 2011

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Type of Organization
Fire/Rescue Department - Volunteer
Job Function
Firefighter
Years in Fire/EMS:
2
Primary Fire/EMS Department:
Sound Beach Volunteer Fire Department
Years With Department/Agency
2
My Training:
Firefighter I Certified
Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations Certified
ICS 700 Certified
Certified Anti-Terrorism Specialist
Managing Public Fireworks Displays Certified
BLS Healthcare Provider
About Me:
Hey Everybody, My name is Sean I have been a volunteer firefighter for about 2 years now. I am currently looking to advance myself professionaly in the fire service as either a line officer or enter into the fire marshal/investigation aspect of the field. Just looking to get to meet some other FF's from throughout the country and network!
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At 1:18am on April 6, 2011, Kasey said…
Hey,
Thanks for the add. Hope you're doing well.
At 7:40pm on August 28, 2010, Kent said…
Hey Sean,

I have a fire patch to trade if you are interested. Email me at kentheg@yahoo.com. Thanks
At 6:59pm on August 19, 2010, Daniel Robert Garvin said…
Hey Sean,
Good to know that all is good on your end. I am still waiting to hear from a buddy at the Montreal Airport FD but I am staying on top of it. I am always keen on patches so if you want to send some along...I will find something to send in return. Stay safe buddy!!!

Daniel
At 4:24pm on August 10, 2010, Daniel Robert Garvin said…
Hey Sean,

What's up bro? Good to hear from you. All is well here, how are things on your end? Have you had vacation yet? I took the month of July off and just relaxed. The weather was great and I got in a lot of pool time. How is the collecting coming along? Stay safe and stay low!!!

Daniel
At 8:50pm on July 22, 2010, Michael said…
The patch u sent me is the only one from CT I have out of my 1,200 pluss patch collection. So any would b fine.
At 5:17pm on July 22, 2010, Michael said…
No problem. If u want to trade for other patches from the ST. Louis Fire Dept let me know.
At 10:29pm on July 19, 2010, Michael said…
Yes Bro I did I received it on Sat. Thanks I like the green witch. I mailed urs out today. Let me know when u get it.
At 10:14pm on July 19, 2010, Daniel Robert Garvin said…
Hi Sean,

If you hear from them, I would be very keen!!! Stay safe bro.

Daniel
At 5:05pm on July 18, 2010, Daniel Robert Garvin said…
Hey Sean! I am glad that you like it. Let's stay in touch buddy! Be safe.....

Daniel
At 5:00pm on July 16, 2010, Daniel Robert Garvin said…
Howdy Sean,

Patch arrived today and wanted to say thank you for the swap! Let's stay in touch and please remember to stay safe!!

Daniel
 
 
 

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