Principals of Building Construction Combustible February 26th through March 7th

Putnam County Bureau of Emergency Services

TRAINING BULLETIN

PRINCIPALS OF BUILDING CONSTRUCTION: COMBUSTIBLE

Class Dates:Tuesday, February 26th ; Thursday, February 28th ; Tuesday, March 5 th ; Thursday, March 7 th

Time:1900 hrs.

Location:TOPS BUILDING

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This course introduces basic construction principals and the special characteristics of wood and ordinary construction as they concern the fire service. Primary emphasis is on improving the fire officer’s ability to ensure firefighter safety by recognizing common causes and indicators of failure and other hazards related to building construction. Course material enables the fire officer to better predict the overall reaction of a building to fire conditions.

Designed for: Fire service personnel

Course Length: 12 hours

Prerequisities:

Scene Support Operations (1R) or equivale