Know Your Smoke: the Dangers of Fire Smoke


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04/23/2012 -

A life-saving “Free” training event for firefighters and medical providers treating fire smoke exposure will be held July 20-21, 2012 at the Catawba Valley Community College in Hickory, N.C. There will be a controlled burn training focused on atmospheric monitoring (full Personal Protective Equipment - PPE required) on July 21.

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Classroom sessions will include:

  • Fire Smoke: Perceptions, Myths and Misunderstandings
  • Air Management and NFPA 1404
  • Atmospheric Monitoring on Every Fire Scene (HCN and CO)
  • Pre-hospital HCN (Hydrogen Cyanide) Assessment and Antidotal Treatment

For more information contact [email protected] or call 317-690-2542.
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