Fire Service Explorer Weekend
July 27 - 29, 2018
Fire Service Explorer Weekends allow members of participating Explorer Posts to gain practical experience in the field of firefighting and emergency medical service. The 12-hour program includes activities and instruction on fire and EMS topics, including fire prevention, personal protective equipment, hose and ladder evolutions, search and rescue, firefighter survival, basic rescue skills, accident victim extrication and spinal immobilization. First-time participants focus on basic skills, with more advanced skills being taught each year that the candidate returns. Participants must submit medical clearance, medical history and parental permission forms with their registration. Registration due date is June 29, 2018.
SWFT Training at the New York State Preparedness Training Center in Oriskany
The SWFT facility provides a unique training environment for Swiftwater/Flood rescue training. The facility includes a swiftwater channel, a vehicle in water rescue prop, an urban flood simulator and a rope rescue training tower. The training is open to all first responders and specific course offerings for technical rescue teams or regional partnerships are also available. Additional information.
2018 Technical Rescue Conference
September 27 - 30, 2018
The conference is open to all responders and includes lectures and practical skill sessions in a variety of subjects including rope, confined space, structural collapse, water, vehicle, machinery and trench rescue as well as incident & team management training.
2018 Fire Marshals and Inspectors Seminar
October 16 - 19, 2018
CALL FOR PRESENTERS! Please complete the submission form by July 31, 2018.
Fire Marshals and Inspectors Seminar is conducted annually to keep fire inspectors aware of technological and code changes and to provide background information in the field of fire prevention. It includes speakers from commerce, industry, and government agencies. Attending the courses provided in this program will meet the 24 hour in-service credit requirement.
2019 Hazardous Materials Seminar
April 12 - 14, 2019
CALL FOR PRESENTERS! Please complete the submission form by September 1, 2018.
Each year the Hazardous Materials Seminar brings New York's Haz Mat Responders together to participate in a weekend of learning. Speakers from across the country deliver presentations on current topics of interest as well as the newest developments in the field. Attendees have opportunities to network with their peers, exchanging information and experiences. Many emergency service organizations accept attendance at this seminar as fulfillment of the annual recertification for Haz Mat Operations or Technician level training required by OSHA 1919.120.