BEV Lithium-Ion Fire & Explosion Awareness Course

In partnership with Firehouse Training, the FFAO is sponsoring a BEV Lithium-Ion Fire & Explosion Awareness Course at the Ontario Fire Academy, August 18th, 2024. The course per person cost is $245 + HST for non-members and $200 + HST for members.

This hands-on training program will cover hazard and risk awareness for Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Applications, Lithium-Ion Battery Safety Practices, Explosion Hazard Awareness, and current firefighting tactics tailored to this evolving technology.
Join us for hands-on training with electric motor vehicles, learn about safety procedures and tactics for handling FIRE & HAZMAT emergencies. Fire Service personnel and equipment distributors from Canada and the USA will be present.

Receive a certificate of completion to the updated NFPA Standard and Industry Best Practices.

Limited spots available, register today!

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  • Understanding the hazards for EV firefighting with lithium-ion battery fires
  • HAZMAT operational concerns when dealing with electric vehicle fires
  • Strategy development for the mitigation of fires & explosions
  • Risk assessments, equipment and PPE selection for emergency events
  • Hose-handling tactics and tool demonstration for fire suppression
  • Special safety training modules specific to the Tesla Motor Vehicle
  • On-site risk assessments for BESS fixed-facility energy storage systems
  • Case-studies, foundational research to educate volunteer & career fire depts.
BEV Lithium-Ion Fire & Explosion Awareness August 18th, 2024
9:00 AM – 1:00 PMOntario Fire Academy

207239 Hwy 9, Mono, Ontario