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NYU-Poly Introduces Free Online Firefighter Training
- Fire Engineering October 17th, 2013
- Source: http://www.fireengineering.com/news/2013/10/17/nyu-poly-introduces-free-online-firefighter-training.html
The Polytechnic Institute of New York University has introduced a free online training tool on emerging risks for firefighers.
Advanced Learning Through Integrated Visual Environments (ALIVE) is comprised of short, interactive training modules and incorporate gaming techniques and real-time decision-making scenarios.
The institute originally developed ALIVE with funding from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and in partnership with the Fire Department of New York and the Chicago Fire Department and others, on fire dangers of new building construction and housing materials.