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Acronym for Threat and Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment

Five step process developed by FEMA







Resources provided to the public

1. Identify the threats and hazards

2. Give the threats and hazards context

3. Examine the core capabilities

4. Set capability targets

5. Apply the results

THIRA five step process

Consensus based standards or codes established to provide uniformity in regulations in regards to construction, design, and use. When adopted by the local jurisdiction, these codes become enforceable laws.

Model Code



Economic Incentives


Emergency Response

The five E's for THIRA program delivery

Unsafe Behaviors

Unsafe Conditions

Hazardous Processes

Three categories of hazards that can benefit from fire and life safety education

96% of all accidents may be attributed to unsafe behavior compared to unsafe conditions

Unsafe behavior vs. Unsafe conditions

Prevent (Fire and Burns)

Prepare (For a fire emergency)

Protect (Yourself in an emergency)

Persuade (Others to be safe)

Four categories of fire and life safety messages

Match and lighter safety

Stop, Drop, and Roll

Home Escape

Firefighters as helpers

Bicycle helmets

Poison prevention

Material to present to preschool children

Smoke alarm response

Survival skills

Use and misuse of fire

Home escape plan

Material to present to elementary age children

Burn care and prevention

Fire science

Health and safety education, such as CPR

Cooking safety

Babysitting classes

Firesetting and other risky activities

The importance of home exit drills

Material to present to middle school children

Safe driving habits

Smoke alarm safety

Fire service careers

Preparation for living independently

College dormitory fire safety

Material to present to high school children

Smoke alarms

Residential sprinklers for new and existing construction

Home escape plans and drills

Disaster planning and preparedness for all ages

Overall unintentional injury prevention

Material to present to adults

Safe cooking

Careless smoking

Electrical appliances and equipment


Material to present to older adults

Make it meaningful

Ask them what they want

See, hear, do

Discuss more, lecture less

Present, apply, and repeat as necessary

connect with their experiences

Be a real person

Chunks, please

More dos, fewer don'ts
Expect success

Say thank you

Eleven keys to engaging the Adult Learner




Pathological/Emotionally Disturbed

Four Categories of Juvenile Firesetters