Calling the MAYDAY

Calling the MAYDAY 

Format of Program: Class presented as lecture (on-line coming soon). No Hands On Program.

Program Length:  Didactic 4 Hours 20 Minutes    Prices: Contact us for pricing details

Program description:

Upon completion of this program the student shall be able to:
  • Have the confidence, knowledge, and courage to call for help when you need it! 
  • You should understand that the decision to call for a MAYDAY must be made by the firefighter in the truck prior to entering a dangerous environment. The leveled headed firefighter will make the right call.
  • How to avoid the need for calling a MAYDAY
  • Reasons why Firefighters don’t call for a MAYDAY 
  • If what event happens a MAYDAY should be called for immediately?
  • Problems With The MAYDAY radio transmission
  • MAYDAY Myths
  • What to do if you call a MAYDAY
  • Steps that follow calling a MAYDAY
  • Communicate using the – CAN Report  
  • Command Actions after a MAYDAY has been called

Hands On 2 Hours

  • Calling for the MAYDAY and the steps to take after calling the MAYDAY