Illinois Fire Service Institute

 

Firefighter Rehabilitation and Heat Stress Management : 4-8 Hours

Student Fee

Class specific

Course Description

Describes the relationship between heat stress and cardiovascular strain and how this is likely to impact firefighter injuries and fatalities. Instructors review recommendations for on-scene rehabilitation and discuss methods for implementing effective programs. Discussion on the leadership issues required to institute programs that will impact line of duty deaths continues throughout the course. Strategies are examined for forming partnerships and collaborations that enable fire departments to implement effective rehabilitation programs aimed at meeting the needs of firefighters while recognizing that most departments are working in an environment of limited resources. Examples of recommended rehab policies and best practices will be provided or referenced.


This course is part of the following Programs

  • cornerstone
  • fire fighting

Prerequisites:

There are no prerequisites to taking this course


If you have specific questions about this course contact SEAN BURKE

If you are interested in having this course taught in your area, contact your regional representative or SEAN BURKE .

If you are not sure who your regional representative is, take a look at this map. It is color coded by county. The regional representatives are listed below.

Applicable Credits

As of 09/25/2017

NFPA

1500 Fire Department Occupational Safety and Health Program
1521 Fire Department Safety Officer

Upcoming Classes

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elgin Fri, Oct 6 2017 -
Fri, Oct 6 2017

industry Sat, Oct 14 2017 -
Sat, Oct 14 2017

champaign Fri, Oct 20 2017 -
Fri, Oct 20 2017

marion Tue, Nov 14 2017 -
Tue, Nov 14 2017

 
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