FSF Free Emergency Incident Rehabilitation Program Available

The Firefighters Support Foundation's (FSF) training program, Emergency Incident Rehabilitation, is now available free by download. This program consists of a 30-minute video presentation and a 90-slide PowerPoint presentation.

Topics covered include:

  • What is Rehab?
  • Why do we Need Rehab?
  • The Functions of a Rehab Operation
  • When to Establish Rehab
  • Heat Factor/Wind Chill
  • Locating the Rehab Operation
  • Staffing the Rehab Operation
  • Osmolarity
  • And more
  • A complete set of review questions


The entire program is at the practical level for front-line responders. The PowerPoint and video portions of the program can be used by any agency or member either as-is, or as a basis from which to construct training modules or presentations of their own. Simply go to www.ffsuport.org to download your free copy.

This is the latest FSF free training program. Others currently available free programs include:


  • Evidence preservation
  • Meth lab recognition and response
  • Self-defense for EMTs and fire fighters
  • After-action evaluations
  • Line of duty deaths
  • When to seek therapy
  • Vehicle-borne IEDs
  • A new way to lift
  • When a child dies on a call
  • Bombs, bomb response and suicide bombers


For more information, call Ralph Mroz, Firefighters Support Foundation, 413/774-3512.

About the Firefighters Support Foundation

The Firefighters Support Foundation is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt non-profit organization dedicated to assisting firefighters and rescue personnel perform their jobs effectively and safely. We also set aside a portion of our funds to aid underfunded agencies and assist families of fallen firefighters.