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Post 9/11 Part 3: Preparing for Mass Casualty Incidents

Wednesday, November 17, 2021 · 5:30 p.m. · Central Time (US & Canada)
About This Webinar

The events of 9/11 demonstrated that fire and EMS departments must be prepared for mass casualty care. This class will discuss how active shooter events like the 2016 Pulse night club incident in Orlando and the 2017 Mandalay Bay incident in Las Vegas influenced preparedness for mass casualty incidents. In addition, this webinar will discuss Tactical Emergency Casualty Care and principles that fire and EMS departments must consider when planning for a mass casualty incident.

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  • How did 9/11 influence the planning for mass casualty care by the FDNY and Arlington County Fire Department?
  • What lessons were learned in mass casualty care from the Pulse nightclub and Mandalay Bay incidents?
  • What is Tactical Emergency Casualty Care and what must fire chiefs know about it?
  • What steps does a fire and EMS chief have to take to prepare for a mass casualty incident?
Who can view: Everyone
Webinar Price: Free
Featured Presenters
Webinar hosting presenter
Fire Chief, Seminole County Fire Department
Chief Otto Drozd, III is the Fire Chief for Seminole County Fire Rescue in central Florida. He began his career in the fire service with the Hialeah Fire Department, worked his way up the ranks, eventually becoming HFD’s fire chief in 2001. Additionally, he has served as the fire chief for El Paso Fire Department and Orange County Fire Rescue before taking his current position with SCFR. 
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International Association of Fire Chiefs webinar platform hosts Post 9/11 Part 3: Preparing for Mass Casualty Incidents
The International Association of Fire Chiefs represents the leadership of over 1.2 million firefighters and emergency responders. IAFC members are the world's leading experts in firefighting, emergency medical services, terrorism response, hazardous materials spills, natural disasters, search and rescue, and public safety legislation. Since 1873, the IAFC has provided a forum for its members to exchange ideas and uncover the latest products and services available to first responders.