Canadian Volunteer Fire Services Association (CVFSA) Conference 2019

August 16th & 17th, 2019, Kings County, Nova Scotia

New vehicle Technology & Rapid Extrication - H.O.T.

Jason Defosse, Code 4 Fire & Rescue / Quinte West Fire Department, ON


Firefighters will be challenged to create a plan with the clock running, perform fast , safe rescue. The following scenarios are- multi vehicle accidents, roll over pin jobs, and T-Bone & head-on impacts. Firefighters will receive extensive tool time. The course includes training in the following areas: New car technology, including hybrids, Quick stabilization, Rapid extrication, Resources, Truly understanding rescue tool operations and how to maximize their power. This must-have program will share all the latest rapid extrication techniques that will help firefighters improve their rescue times and build confidence.

Jason Defosse started his Firefighting career in 1995 and is a proud member of the Quinte West Fire Department.( Trenton, Ontario Canada ) He has proudly served as an Infantry soldier in the Canadian Armed Forces. Jason is a rescue specialist and International Instructor who specializes in Advanced Extrication has delivered over 1200 extrication courses / training sessions to the Canadian Military, Mine Rescue and Fire Departments extensively throughout Canada, The United States and South America through Code 4 Fire & Rescue. Guest speaker and presenter for the Ontario Fire Chiefs Association, Northeastern Fire Education Conference. Jason is a proud father of 2 children ( Julia & Trevor ) hockey coach and enjoys playing guitar.

Jason is a Spokesperson for Waymo ( Google ) self driving autonomous vehicle first responder training, FDIC Extrication Instructor ( Fire Department Instructors Conference ) Indianapolis Indiana, NAHRS Lead Extrication Instructor ( North American Heavy Rescue Symposium ), FireCon Lead Extrication Instructor, Lead Extrication Instructor FSWO ( Fire Service Women Ontario ) , Lead Extrication Instructor FFAO ( Firefighters Association Ontario ), Guest Speaker North Eastern Fire Education Conference ( Ontario Fire Chiefs Association ), Code 4 Fire & Rescue Lead Extrication Instructor & program developer, Extrication Instructor OMR ( Ontario Mine Rescue ), Associate Extrication Instructor to Brock Archer of Advanced Extrication, Spokesperson & Instructor for Rescue 42 Stabilization Systems

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