David Hood presented on Healthcare Firefighting Strategies & Tactics for the Connecticut Fire Academy at the Connecticut Valley Hospital in Middletown, CT. This program focused on improving communication and pre-planning between healthcare facilities and the fire service, reviewing case studies of recent healthcare fires and actions taken by the facility, addressing unique patient population within hospitals and nursing homes, and incorporating practical exercises for suppression of a fire on the patient and evacuation techniques for the room, smoke compartment and floor.
California Association of Healthcare Facilities (CAHF) - Really Ready 5! Disaster Preparedness Conference
February 21, 2019