Firefighter Safety with Solar Panels

Firefighter Safety with Solar Panels
Format of Program: Class presented as lecture (on-line coming soon). No Hands On Program.

Program Length:  Didactic 3 Hours 20 Minutes    Prices: Contact us for pricing details

The course meets the requirements of NFPA® 1001 for Firefighter I.

Program description:

Upon completion of this program the student shall be able to identify and understand the following:
  • Introduction to Solar Power
  • What are Photovoltaics?
  • Safety Regulations
  • Incident Summary
  • Photovoltaic Cells and Components
  • Anatomy of a SOLAR CELL
  • Photovoltaic Midules
  • Photovoltaic Array
  • Photovoltaic Tiles and Shingles
  • Rack Mounted Photovoltaic Modules
  • Inverters
  • Batteries
  • Operations and tactics for Phtovoltaic Systems
  • Recognizing Photovoltaic Systems
  • Hazards
  • Electrical Hazards – Firefighter Electrical Safety!
  • Electric Shock and Burn Hazards
  • Resistance to Electricity
  • Trip, Slip or Fall Hazards
  • Increased Dead Load Roof Loads
  • HazMat – Firefighter Inhalation Hazards
  • Battery Hazards
  • Size-Up
  • Strategy and Tacics
  • Communications
  • Fireground Operations
  • Roof Operations
  • Ventilation Operations
  • Interior Operations
  • Search Operations
  • Overhaul
  • Residential/Suburban
  • Commercial Large and Small
  • Ground Mount and Rural Systems 
  • Off The Grid
  • Future Solar Technologies