TITLE

50 YEARS LEARNED BEHAVIOR

AUTHOR(S)
Chiaramonte, Mike
PUB. DATE
May 2006
SOURCE
Fire Chief;May2006, Vol. 50 Issue 5, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reflects on the past 50 years of fire service education and training in the United States. Fire education was mostly informal in the early years. Although training method continued through the mid 1970s, some of the attitude started to change when the National Fire Protection Association issued the standard on the fire hazards of materials. Public Law 93-498, the Federal Fire Prevention and Control Act of 1974, was passed into law, combined with PL93-498, which created the U.S. Fire Administration and the National Fire Academy, establishing a formal national fire education program. A move toward Web-based training is emerging, including an increase of the use of virtual-reality programs.
ACCESSION #
20952121

 

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