Coffee Break Training

Fire and emergency medical services personnel with busy daily schedules often don't have time to attend valuable skill-enhancing training sessions, so the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) is providing Coffee Break Training bulletins for you to read and enjoy during your daily break. These one-page training notices, with a new one posted every week, provide technical training and administrative tips. Each notice includes a photograph or drawing that illustrates the point of the training lesson.

Earn Continuing Education Units for Coffee Break Training

Did you know that you can earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for completing Coffee Break Training self-assessments? It's easy to earn CEUs on your Coffee Break. Register at NFA Online and then visit the Coffee Break online courses page to enroll for an exam.

Hot Coffee! Fuel Hoarding and Container Sizes

While drivers in the United States and many other parts of the world are enjoying the lowest automotive fuel prices in decades, fire protection personnel should be planning for changes in the market. Historically, when fuel prices rise, consumers will begin hoarding as a hedge against higher costs.

Learn about maximum allowable flammable and combustible liquid container sizes PDF 207 KB


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