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! Fire Threats from Sky Lanterns

Sky lanterns are a potential ignition source in the wildland urban interface and in neighborhoods vulnerable to dry vegetation. While these lanterns may not be specifically prohibited or allowed by the model fire codes, fire safety regulations do give the code official the authority to regulate open flames both indoors and outdoors.

Learn more about regulating sky lanterns PDF 184 KB


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