USFA Offers Mayday Training CD

July 2006
Fire Chief;Jul2006, Vol. 50 Issue 7, p13
Trade Publication
The article reports on the launch of two mayday courses on single CD-ROM by the United States Fire Administration available to all fire departments and state fire training academies. "Calling the Mayday: Hands-On Training for Firefighters," includes instructor's manual, job performance requirements and skills-check forms. The "Firefighter Safety: Calling the Mayday," has a video presentation covering affricative mayday doctrine needed by firefighters.


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