TRAIN THE TRAINER: NFPA’s Alternative Fuel Vehicle Safety Training Course

Please join us for the NFPA “Train the Trainer” Alternative Fuel Vehicles Safety Training Program. This course was created to educate the fire service on how to safely deal with emergency situations involving alternative fuel passenger vehicles, trucks, buses, and commercial fleet vehicles. Please see the attached flyer for full details on the course as well as registration link. Simplified details are also included below.


In 2015, NFPA received grant funding through the Department of Energy to expand its comprehensive Alternative Fuel Vehicles Safety Training Program, including its fire service Train-the-Trainer program. This instructor-led course is comprised of videos, animations, slides, and activities covering the following topics: Introduction to hybrid, electric, fuel cell, & gaseous fuel vehicles, basic electrical concepts, Vehicle systems & charging/fueling/infrastructure, initial response procedures, identification methods, immobilization,disabling, emergency operations, toxic and flammable gas build-up etc.



For questions, please contact:

Chief David M. Jolly, Virginia Department of Fire Programs, 804-840-2195  or Michael Phillips, Virginia Clean Cities, 804-482-1790

2016-11-07T11:30:07+00:00 October 31st, 2016|In the News|0 Comments

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