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5 Reads

  • 11/20/2023
  • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada


Ontario Associations of Fire Chiefs
Annual Meeting

Registration and more information coming

5 Reads Class

November 20, 2023
 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

$175.00 Per Person

One year FDSOA membership included!

Class Location:
Niagara Falls

Onsite Contact:


Features and Benefits

Building on the outstanding training programs developed by Dave Dodson, The 5 Reads is a class developed by the Fire Department Safety Officers Association (FDSOA) for Company Officers, Incident Safety Officers and Chief Officers where they can learn to take their ability to Read the 5 Critical Factors at any emergency response to the next level. The class will review and emphasize the significance of The 5 Reads which include:

  • RiskIdentification, Evaluation, Prioritization, Mitigation, and Monitoring
  • BuildingsType, Era, Use, Size, Related Hazards and Predicting Collapse
  • SmokeVolume, Velocity, Density, Color, Influencing Factors, and Predicting Fire Behavior
  • Hazardous EnergyThermal, Mechanical, Wind, Chemical, Electrical, Water
  • FirefightersCapabilities, Mental and Physical Status

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