Teaching the Fire Service Thermal Imaging Since 1996
SAFE-IR, Inc. offers firefighters an opportunity to learn how to use their thermal imager effectively and safely.
Learn from a cadre of instructors who will offer you years of practical firefighting and thermal imaging experience. Our instructors are not salesmen or factory reps, but firefighters from urban fire departments nationwide.
Basic 2-Day Course Overview
First Session - In the Classroom
- Brief History of the Thermal Imager
- Theory of Thermal Imaging
- Tactical Considerations
- Navigation Techniques
- Care and Maintenance
Second Session - Live Fire Applications
Selected firefighters are given the opportunity to apply the knowledge gained during the first session with emphasis on:
- Proper interpretation of the image presented by your specific thermal imager, and its relationship to firefighting
- Limitations of the thermal imager and how to overcome them
- Search and rescue using the thermal imager
Instructors gear training to adapt to the level of experience and training that the firefighter possesses. This allows the firefighters to feel comfortable and better understand the thermal imager and its unlimited applications while building confidence.
SAFE-IR, Inc. has trained thousands of firefighters in hundreds of fire departments, both paid and volunteer, in the United States, Canada and Europe.
SAFE-IR, Inc. is affiliated with several thermal imager manufacturers. So, if your fire department is purchasing a thermal imager, ask about live fire training!
If your department already owns a thermal imager and you want to know more about thermal imager training, call SAFE-IR, Inc., toll free, at 1-877-4SAFEIR (1-877-472-3347).