Know Your Smoke

A life-saving “FREE” training event for firefighters & medical providers treating fire smoke exposure!

October 20-21, 2012

*Controlled burn training focused on atmospheric monitoring.
Controlled burn participants require full PPE and SCBA, which is available upon request.

Lakeland College Emergency Training Centre
5704 College Drive
Vermilion, Alberta, Canada

Course Description

This class is sponsored by the Fire Smoke Coalition located in Indianapolis, Indiana and RAE Systems. The course will be taught by some of the leading fire service experts on HCN and fire smoke toxicology. The following topics will be addressed:

October 20, 2012 (Classroom Session): 0900—0400

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

October 21, 2012 (Controlled Burns—Atmospheric Monitoring)

Focus on proper usage of atmospheric monitoring equipment with a focus on HCN and CO. Controlled burns will occur at LCETC, Vermilion.

Questions and/or Registration
[email protected]
To register, please send name, e-mail, mailing address, telephone number and fire department.

Download Alberta Registration

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