NOTE: TEEX is committed to the health, wellness, and safety of all its participants, partners, and employees. We are committed to relevant, high quality training and excellent customer service. As we continue to navigate the challenges of COVID-19, the following procedures have been implemented at all TEEX facilities until further notice.

COVID Safety Precautions at Brayton Fire Training Field

To help you understand and comply with the our safety requirements, we have developed the Student Safety Manual This manual is applicable to all TEEX-sponsored training, whether conducted at Brayton Fire Training Field (BFTF), Cooperative Learning Centers (CLC), area schools, or client-owned facilities. This manual contains information on

  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Requirements
  • Use of Eye Protection Equipment
  • Respiratory Protection
  • Heat Effects
  • Facilities

It is the expectation of TEEX that all staff, students, and guest instructors comply with the requirements of this manual.

Face/Eye Protection Requirement

Recently there has been confusion about our face/eye protection requirements here at the TEEX Brayton Fire Training Field. The Student Safety Manual states the following:

For any exterior, live-fire training, the minimum protection includes an NFPA 1971-approved firefighter’s helmet with ear flaps. The 1971-approved helmet must have:

  • the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) faceshield, or
  • NFPA 1971-approved goggles, or
  • both

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The course material and overall knowledge I gained through the TEEX program have enhanced my professional skills and job performance.

— Ruth Ann Hendon, Client, Printpack Inc.
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