Winter Operations

Instructor Guide Title: Winter Operations Level of Instruction: Time Required: Two Hours Materials: Appropriate Audio-Visual Support References: Emergency Care, 11th Edition, Brady Essentials of Fire...


Instructor Guide



Title: Winter Operations

Level of Instruction:

Time Required: Two Hours

Materials:

  • Appropriate Audio-Visual Support

References:

  • Emergency Care, 11th Edition, Brady
  • Essentials of Fire Fighting, Fifth Edition, IFSTA

 


PREPARATION:

Motivation:

Objective (SPO): 1-1

The individual will demonstrate a basic knowledge of winter operations and the precautions that need to be considered to provide for the safety of personnel, from memory, without assistance, to a written test accuracy of 70%.

Overview:

Winter Operations

  • Types of Winter Conditions
  • Personal Protection
  • Vehicle Concerns
  • Scene Operations

Winter Operations
SPO 1-1 The individual will demonstrate a basic knowledge of winter operations and the precautions that need to be considered to provide for the safety of personnel, from memory, without assistance, to a written test accuracy of 70%.
EO 1-1 Identify types of winter conditions that could affect emergency services operations.

EO 1-2 Identify personal protective measures that need to be considered during winter operations.

EO 1-3 Identify vehicle concerns that need to be considered in preparation for and during winter operations.

EO 1-4 Identify scene operation concerns that need to be considered during winter operations.

In many parts of the United States, the winter months mean times of colder temperatures and wintery precipitation. These conditions call for special precautions so that service providers can respond in a safe and efficient manner. This drill should be an interactive discussion with everyone having the opportunity to participate. The outcome should be a better understanding of any special measures that must be taken for winter operations.

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