VCOS and ISO have developed an educational seminar, "You and ISO," which is presented around the country several times a year. This class teaches what every fire chief should know and understand about ISO in your community.
Following are some of the topics covered:
-ISO's Public Protection Classification (PPC) program
-Understanding your ISO rating (PPC) and the value it brings to you
-Removing and myths and misunderstandings about ISO
-Meeting the challenges of your PPC rating
-Information on the newly revised Fire Suppression Rating Schedule
-A review of best practices
-Questions and Answers
Location: Howard Fire Department
Contact for Additional Information: Larry Curl (317-605-6669)
Cost: $65 (lunch will be provided)
Registration starts at 7:30 a.m. and the class will start at 8 a.m.
Course developed by the Volunteer & Combination Officers Section (VCOS) of the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) and the ISO (Insurance Services Office)
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International Association of Fire Chiefs
The IAFC represents the leadership of firefighters and emergency responders worldwide; our members are the world's leading experts in firefighting, emergency medical services, terrorism response, hazardous materials spills, natural disasters, search and rescue, and public safety policy. Since 1873, the IAFC has provided a forum for fire and emergency service leaders to exchange ideas, develop professionally and uncover the latest products and services available to first responders. www.iafc.org.
The Volunteer & Combination Officers Section of the IAFC was formed in 1994 to provide chiefs and chief officers who manage volunteers within a volunteer or combination fire, rescue or EMS delivery system with information, education, services and representation to enhance their professionalism.