- Firefighting review of the most common types of fires
- Occupied Structural Firefighting
- Rapid Intervention Teams
- Counter terrorism
- Search & Rescue manager for the entire World Trade Center disaster
- Attack of New York‘s economy, have demanded strong leadership and creative management techniques
Deputy Assistant Chief John W. Norman, FDNY (Ret.), Special Operations Command (SOC).served as search and rescue manager for the World Trade Center Operations.
He is the former Captain of Rescue 1, John was designated as the Search and Rescue Manager for the World Trade Center site.
His book is used nationally for promotional exams.
Contributing editor Firehouse Magazine, national lecturer and former Chief of Inwood, NY, Volunteer FD.
TRUCK COMPANY OPS
INITIAL FIREFGROUND OPS
RESPONDING TO WMD & BIO-TERRORISM
SEVERAL HANDS ON CLASSES AVAILABLE!!
Size Up with emphasis on rescue
R.I.T. – Rapid Intervention Teams
Operational Objectives for Laddering the Fireground
– Rescue Victims
– Firefighter escape routes
– the rescue of unconscious firefighters (a hands on demonstration using SCBA & life saving ropes)
Examine Firefighter Fatalities
Searching for Life and Location
VES – Vent, Enter, Search
Command and Control
Strip Mall Operations
Aggressive Primary Search
– Focusing on behavioral considerations and techniques for the rescue of trapped children
Aerial Platform Operations
Drug Labs/Narcotic distribution centers
Rapid Intervention Team
– Size Up, a key component of firefighter survival
Firefighting review of the most common types of fires…
– Single Story Ranch
– Two Story Private Dwelling
– Multiple Dwelling
– Strip Malls and the problems that they present
All presentations are generic and designed for all ranks…from the Firefighter to Chief Officer.
All instruction complies with NFPA standards.
Chief John Norman, team leader. His training in such prestigious institutes as General Electric‘s Leadership Development Facility at Columbia University, as well as his extensive hands-on experience in the New York City Fire Department, have made him a highly regarded and influential figure throughout the field of management technique.
He also serves as an instructor in the Counter terrorism Training program conducted jointly by the FDNY and the United States Military Academy at West Point. Has experience and knowledge in fire department management techniques.
Chief Norman served as the Search & Rescue manager for the entire World Trade Center disaster. The losses the New York City Fire Department suffered that day, compounded by the increasing challenges of terrorism and fiscal constraints brought on by the impact of the attack of New York‘s economy, have demanded strong leadership and creative management techniques