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Acronym for Threat and Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment


Five step process developed by FEMA

THIRA

Prevention


Protection


Mitigation


Response


Recovery

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

Education


Enforcement


Economic Incentives


Engineering


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


Falls

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

Curiosity/Experimental


Troubled/Crisis


Delinquent/Criminal


Pathological/Emotionally Disturbed

Four Categories of Juvenile Firesetters