Seminar Focuses on Learning From the Past

Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute, University of Maryland, is partnering with the Maryland Emergency Services Life Safety Task Force to present a one-day seminar entitled “Learning from the Past, Improving the Future.” The seminar, which is being held Saturday, May 18, at Hancock High School in Hancock, MD, is designed to provide an opportunity for the participants to review incidents from the past that have resulted in operational changes to improve responder safety.

Chief Billy Goldfeder will deliver a presentation that is sure to set the tone for the seminar. Guest speakers will discuss the Near Miss Program and its importance as a learning opportunity. Incidents will be discussed involving highway safety, training safety and emergency operations safety.

Advanced registration closes May 15. Registration is open to all interested persons. Please register on-line at For more information, please email or call 301-226-9971 or 800-275-6374.