Loss Control

  
Loss Control

Format of Program: Class presented as lecture (on-line coming soon). Hands On Program as well.

Program Length:  3 Hours 30 minutes Prices: Contact us for pricing details

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

Program description:

After completing this lesson, the student shall be able to:

  • Perform loss control operations.
  • Explain the philosophy of loss control.
  • Discuss planning and procedures for salvage operations.
  • Describe salvage covers, salvage cover maintenance, and equipment used in salvage operations.
  • Summarize basic principles of salvage cover deployment.
  • Summarize methods used to catch and route water from fire fighting operations and cover openings using salvage covers.
  • Discuss overhaul operations.
  • Describe tools and equipment used in overhaul.
  • Discuss fire safety during overhaul.
  • Discuss locating hidden fires.
  • Summarize the overhaul process.

Hands On 6 Hours

  • Clean, inspect, and repair a salvage cover.
  • Roll a salvage cover for a one-firefighter spread.
  • Spread a rolled salvage cover — One-firefighter method.  
  • Fold a salvage cover for a one-firefighter spread.
  • Spread a folded salvage cover — One-firefighter method.
  • Fold a salvage cover for a two-firefighter spread.
  • Spread a folded salvage cover — Two-firefighter balloon throw.
  • Construct a water chute without pike poles.
  • Construct a water chute with pike poles.
  • Construct a catchall.
  • Locate and extinguish hidden fires.