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Fire Safety Videos

The Fire Safety Training Videos listed are divided into four distinct modules. Each module covers specific fire safety topics. All presentations are by the staff of the New York State Office of Fire Prevention and Control. The primary presenter is Deputy Chief Guy Swartwout of the Fire Prevention Bureau. To ensure continuity it is advised that these videos be presented in sequential order.

You can Order PDF Document the full DVD which includes all 4 modules.


Fire Safety Level 1 Unit 1

Video 1 : Fire Safety Awareness Leaving OMH site (approximately 60 min)

Description:
This video sets the stage for the urgency and importance of having staff trained in fire safety. It is very eye opening and clearly lays out the problems surrounding fire safety. It clearly identifies what fire is and how it can affect everyone.


Fire Safety Level 1 Unit 2

Video 2: Prevention and Hazards Leaving OMH site (approximately 60 min)

Description:
This video goes over the components of a fire and how to prevent fires. It graphically identifies potential fire hazards in our residences and provides ways to minimize these potential hazards. This module reinforces the primary concept that the best way to reduce fire risk is through fire prevention.


Fire Safety Level 1 Unit 3

Video 3: Evacuation Execution Leaving OMH site (approximately 60 min)

Description:
This video reviews the proper steps staff must take when responding to a fire alarm or when discovering a fire. It clearly explains the elements of the R.A.C.E. (Rescue, Alarm, Contain, Extinquish) evacuation acronym. Also, it describes what staff may or may not expect from the fire department.


Fire Safety Level 1 Unit 4

Video 4: Using a Fire Extinguisher Leaving OMH site (approx 15 min)

Description:
This video discusses the various types of fire extinguishers and their intended use. It demonstrates the proper use of a fire extinguisher. It clearly explains the elements of the P.A.S.S. (Pull, Aim, Squeeze, Sweep) acronym.


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