B.E.S.T. Course Now Available On Demand

The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) is pleased to announce the online availability of the safety management training course, “Is Your Department at its B.E.S.T.?” Take this self-paced course at your convenience through the NVFC’s Digital Chalk Training platform. New students must create an account before registering for courses.

The course covers the NVFC’s B.E.S.T. Priorities for Health and Safety. The priorities are divided into four main focus areas:

  • Behavior – Supporting the physical, emotional, and mental well-being of all personnel; operating all apparatus and personal vehicles to highest safety standards; fireground accountability
  • Equipment – Providing and requiring the proper use of full personal protective equipment; maintaining all equipment based on established safety recommendations
  • Standards and Codes – Encouraging the use of all smoke, fire detection, and fire suppression devices, including fire sprinkler systems, in all structures; meeting all national safety standards and fire safety codes
  • Training – Utilizing fire training programs that conform to the highest professional standards; operating a safe fire training ground at all times; establishing, maintaining, and delivering fire safety programs

Learn more about all of the NVFC’s training courses here.