Train Strong Webinars

The NVFC offers a monthly series of free webinars for the fire and emergency services. NVFC members can view past Train Strong webinars in the Members-Only section of the web site. If you’re not a member, join today to access the archive.

Upcoming webinars are as follows:

Personal Protective Equipment Preservation and N95 Respirator Decontamination and Reuse
June 4, 2020 at 2pm ET
Join the NVFC, Federal Emergency Management Agency, U.S. Fire Administration, and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for this free webinar that will review current research and best practices on preserving and decontaminating personal protective equipment and use of the Battelle Decontamination System to extend the lifespan of N95 respirators. Register here.

Fire Chief Authority Under NFPA Standards
June 10, 2020 at 2PM ET
Many volunteer and small-town fire chiefs often find it challenging to fully implement NFPA standards in their departments. What you may not realize is that fire chiefs have the power to decide which NFPA standards to use and how to use them (except when state law requires otherwise). Join Chief Joe Maruca of West Barnstable (MA) Fire Department for this free NVFC webinar to learn how small-town fire chiefs can use their power to modify and adapt NFPA standards to fit your situation and provide the most benefit to your department. Register here.

Leadership for the Fire and Emergency Services
July 16, 2020 at 2PM ET
Quality leadership is essential for the fire and emergency services to accomplish your mission and improve your department. Join Steve Hirsch, NVFC Chair, for this free webinar that will examine leadership styles, qualities, and best practices to help your department function at a high level and avoid fire and emergency services leadership pitfalls. Register here.

Webinar: Youth Firefighter Programs
August 12, 2020 at 2pm ET
More details and information coming soon! Register here.

Webinar: Millennial Recruitment
September 16, 2020 at 2pm ET
More details and information coming soon! Register here.