News — Training

Fire Department Instructors Conference (FDIC) and Expo

Ventry Solutions is proud to be an exhibitor at Fire Department Instructors Conference and Expo (FDIC) 2022. Here we collect show stats, dates and locations, and fun photos.

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FDIC International logo from pennwell.com

The Utility Expo (formerly called ICUEE)

The Utility Expo 2021 (formerly called ICUEE) will be held in Louisville, Kentucky in September 2021. Learn how all-terrain lighting will make your job safer.

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The Utility Expo (formerly called ICUEE)

Safety Fest 2021 - 13th Annual in the Great Northwest

Safety Fest is an annual event that promotes safety and health and work, at home, and in the community. It's free to attend and is held throughout Idaho and Western Montana. If you missed Safety Fest in Post Falls this past February, a virtual state-wide event is scheduled for March. Check out the details here! Posted | Read more »
Safety Fest 2021 - 13th Annual in the Great Northwest

Idaho Fire Chiefs Association (IFCA) Conference

IFCA Conference 2021 is scheduled for May in Sun Valley, ID. Ventry Solutions is unable to attend this year's show, but will hopefully be able to attend next year's conference, where attendees will be able to discover how their fellow firefighters are making outSTANDing fans and lights, right here in their own back yard.

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Logo of the Idaho Fire Chiefs Association

NIESA: North Idaho Emergency Services Academy 2021

NIESA 2021 has been postponed. Check back often, as updated information will be posted as soon as it is received. Ventry Solutions, Inc. supports the North Idaho Emergency Services Academy each year and we hope to see you soon!

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NIESA: North Idaho Emergency Services Academy 2021

Firefighting Training: Top 10 Tactical Considerations from Fire Research

A popular FDIC class for fire fighters, by Director Stephen Kerber of the UL Firefighter Safety Research Institute, was available free and on-demand as a webcast until September 2018. Information can still be found here, though. Sponsored by Ventry Solutions, Inc.

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FDIC video image courtesy Pennwell (http://events.pennwell.com/FDIC2017/Public...)

Webcast: Positive Pressure Attack (PPA)

From August 2016 to August 2017, Ventry Solutions, Inc. sponsored an online webcast for firefighters, from Fire Department Instructors Conference (FDIC), called “Rules of Engagement for Positive-Pressure Attack.”

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Webcast

PPV Study Results and Online Training

Excellent online training on positive pressure ventilation and attack (PPV and PPA) is now available as the result of the multi-year UL FSRI study on PPV. Please share these resources among fire/rescue colleagues.

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Image from UL FSRI PPV Study online positive pressure attack training: Module 5...Exhaust Size is more important than fan location

“Positive Pressure Attack Deconstructed...”

This article by Nick Ledin, firefighter and panelist, on the value of ventilation in fire fighting, summarizes the vast UL PPV study concluded in 2016.

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FireRescue magazine article on the value of ventilation in fire fighting

UL PPA/PPV Study Discussion

Firefighting experts discuss the PPA and PPV study by UL FSRI. The video originally streamed live but is still available on demand.

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UL PPA/PPV Study Discussion brought to you by Fire Engineering and Ventry Solutions, Inc.