Training - City of Louisville Fire Department
2021 Calendar of Events for the City of Louisville Fire Department
(ALL DATES AND TIMES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE BASED ON WEATHER AND CALL VOLUMES)
January 12, 2021 – 6:00pm… CPR refresher All members will get updated CPR cards and receive a refresher on CPR procedures.
February 9, 2021 – 6:00pm… Fire ground operations Discussion of proper fire ground operations from scene size up to radio communications and safety procedures.
March 9, 2021 – 6:00pm … Ground Ladders Hands on training for proper ladder handling, placement, and safety.
April 16, 2021 – 06:00pm … Firefighter CPR Hands on training for removing a FF from a superheated environment and starting CPR and PPE removal.
May 11, 2021 – 06:00pm … Extrication Tool lab followed by hands on extrication techniques
June 8, 2021 – 6:00pm... Mayday Procedures Discussion/hands on training of proper Mayday procedures including radio communications and when to declare a mayday
July 13, 2021 – 6:00pm … SOP training Discussion of current department SOP’s
August 10, 2021 – 6:00pm … FF Accountability Case reviews of lost firefighters and close calls
September 14, 2021 – 6:00pm… Target Hazards A study of target hazards in our response area
October 12, 2021 – 06:00pm… Hazardous Materials Overview of hazmat operations including use of ERG manual and online resources
November 9, 2021 – 6:00pm… PPE training Proper donning and doffing of PPE including decon considerations.
Additional Training such as hose testing, SCBA Assessment, Pump Testing etc. will be announced prior to events with adequate time for scheduling.