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Vector Solutions Offers Complimentary Firefighter Cancer Awareness Training to Benefit American Cancer Society

Vector Solutions Will Make $1 Donation for Every Online Course Completion of Its NFPA 1851 – Cancer-Related Risks of Firefighting Training Course

SAN DIEGO – TargetSolutions, a Vector Solutions brand delivering the leading operations and training management software for public safety agencies, is offering complimentary access to its online course, NFPA 1851 – Cancer-Related Risks of Firefighting, and will donate $1 to the American Cancer Society for every course completion through 2019.

The dynamic firefighter training course, written to the NFPA standard on Selection, Care, and Maintenance of Protective Ensembles for Structural Fire Fighting and Proximity Fire Fighting, will be made available at no cost to members of the fire service as well as to the general public for the rest of 2019. The donation, which is capped at $5,000, will be made in January of 2020. 

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Vector Solutions and San Diego Fire-Rescue Department to Host Annual Fire Truck Pull Benefiting the Burn Institute

Vector Solutions Fire Truck Pull 2019SAN DIEGO – TargetSolutions’ parent company, Vector Solutions, is collaborating with San Diego Fire-Rescue Department to host the Annual Fire Truck Pull, which will benefit the Burn Institute, an agency dedicated to reducing the number of burn injuries and deaths in San Diego and Imperial Counties.

Vector Solutions organized the inaugural Fire Truck Pull in Tampa last year and led 14 initiatives to raise more than $10,000 for the Wildland Firefighter Foundation; in honor of fallen firefighters such as Draper Battalion Chief Matt Burchett, who passed in 2018 while fighting a wildfire Utah.

This year, the Fire Truck Pull will take place in San Diego on Sept. 27. Donations from participating teams, and other fundraising efforts by Vector Solutions, will go to the Burn Institute.

If interested in participating in the event or contributing via a monetary donation, please see click here.  

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Lee Whitner of South Adams County Fire Department Selected as 2019 Training Officer Recognition Award Winner

SAN DIEGO – TargetSolutions, a Vector Solutions brand offering the leading operations and training management software for the fire service, and the International Association of Fire Chief’s (IAFC) Volunteer & Combination Officers Section (VCOS) are proud to announce Lee Whitner of South Adams County (Colo.) Fire Department, as the recipient of the 2019 VCOS Training Officer Recognition Award.

2017 VCOS Training Officer Recognition Award

As the award winner, Whitner will be recognized during the annual VCOS meeting Aug. 8 during the 2019 Fire-Rescue International (FRI) in Atlanta.

“I’m very excited to receive this award,” Chief Whitner said. “It really highlights the organization’s commitment to training. This wouldn’t happen without the Chief (Bob Monzinga) and line personnel bringing their A-game. This training award really highlights the whole team.”

The award honors exemplary conduct and dedication by a training officer. Chief Whitner displayed those qualities at her combination department by developing and implementing several innovative processes and programs, including the “Volunteer Extreme” training curriculum. 

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New Controlled Substances Tracking Solution to Be Launched During Fire-Rescue International

TargetSolutions to Unveil Its Latest Innovation for Agencies Looking to Comply with Schedule II Controlled Substances Guidelines

SAN DIEGO – TargetSolutions, a Vector Solutions brand offering the leading EMS and Fire Department training, asset management, and workforce scheduling software, is excited to present its latest innovation for tracking controlled substances during Fire-Rescue International (FRI) in Atlanta.

In compliance with DEA guidelines, TargetSolutions is releasing an all-new upgrade inside the TargetSolutions Check It™ application for managing Schedule II Controlled Substances. The mobile-friendly feature allows agencies to document all movements of controlled substances securely. From the moment a controlled substance is acquired, to when it is administered or wasted, it can now be tracked.

“With the current climate in the United States surrounding opioids, EMS and Fire Service organizations must ensure the controlled substances we are entrusted with are managed with the utmost care and accuracy,” said Joseph Santiago, who holds credentials ranging from an MBA in Healthcare to Ambulance and Healthcare Compliance and serves as a subject matter expert for TargetSolutions. 

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TargetSolutions’ Dynamic New Employee Scheduling Software Meets Canada’s Data Compliance Requirements, Now Available for Public Safety Agencies

TargetSolutions Scheduling™ Meets Canada Data Compliance Requirements

SAN DIEGO – TargetSolutions, a Vector Solutions brand providing the leading computer-based training and operations management applications for public safety agencies, announced today its new workforce management software is available for public safety agencies in Canada.

TargetSolutions Scheduling™ powered by CrewSense is supported by AWS infrastructure technology, which allows Vector Solutions to store Canadian customers’ data locally in the Canada Region. Canadian organizations using the scheduling system will benefit from network architecture built to meet Canada’s Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA).

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TargetSolutions and IAFC VCOS Now Accepting Nominations for Training Officer Recognition Award

2019 VCOS Training Officer Recognition Award

SAN DIEGO – TargetSolutions, the leading provider of computer-based training and operational management applications for public safety agencies, announced today it would team up once again with the IAFC’s Volunteer and Combination Officers Section for the annual VCOS Training Officer Recognition Award.

This is the sixth consecutive year the VCOS and TargetSolutions have joined forces to acknowledge an exceptional training officer with this prestigious award. By recognizing a training officer for their innovation in training and effectiveness in their department, TargetSolutions and the VCOS are also furthering their own primary missions of improving the safety and effectiveness of fire service members when called into action.

“It is an honor for the VCOS and TargetSolutions to recognize the dedication and accomplishments of Emergency Services Organization Training Officers again this year by awarding the Training Officer Award,” said VCOS Board Member Norvin Collins. “This award allows peers to select a Training Officer that embodies the spirit of all great trainers through their work locally, regionally, and/or nationally.

“The work trainers do, ensures each of our members returns home safe after an incident and are able to perform to the best of their abilities. TargetSolutions has been a great partner in this effort to both train our members as well as recognize the work of the Training Officer these past years.”

Nominees should be chiefs, training officers, or others well-acquainted with training and they must be an IAFC member or come from a department where the department or the chief is an active IAFC member.

Applications for the award are being accepted now through June 30. To make a nomination, please check online at https://info.targetsolutions.com/acton/media/29198/vcos-recognition-award-2019.

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TargetSolutions Presents New Innovations for Operations Management at FDIC International

FDIC International 2019

SAN DIEGO – TargetSolutions, a Vector Solutions brand providing a comprehensive training and operations management system for public safety agencies, will be presenting new innovations for workforce and operations management at FDIC International 2019.

TargetSolutions will be at booth No. 1832 during the conference in Indianapolis, Ind., giving one-on-one demonstrations and sponsoring an engaging workshop presented by Battalion Chief Frank Leeb: FDNY’s Best Practices for Reducing Exposure to Fireground Contaminants.

TargetSolutions Scheduling™ by CrewSense is a dynamic workforce management system designed for the unpredictability of mission-critical industries. Available as a mobile application or from any web-enabled device, this software streamlines crew scheduling, employee recalls, time-off management and much more.

The employee resource management system was developed in the field by firefighters looking to solve scheduling challenges agencies face. Today, more than 700 organizations rely on CrewSense.

The TargetSolutions Check It™ application allows departments to simplify routine inspections of apparatus, equipment, drugs and other inventory with one, centralized system. Using this application, departments can oversee all checks performed, track crucial data and open service tickets in just a few clicks.

If you are attending FDIC International this year, be sure to stop by booth No. 1832 to see these innovations first-hand and learn more from TargetSolutions experts.

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TargetSolutions Bolsters Product Suite with Upcoming Release of Evaluations+™

 

TargetSolutions Bolsters Product Suite with Upcoming Release of Evaluations+™, Creating the Only Complete Solution for Operational Readiness

The Addition Makes TargetSolutions the Single Operational Hub Integrating Evaluations, Training, Scheduling, Accident Tracking, and Asset Inventory Management for Mission Critical Industries

SAN DIEGO, CA  – March 28, 2019 – TargetSolutions, a Vector Solutions brand providing comprehensive training and operations management system for public safety agencies, announced its upcoming launch of TargetSolutions Evaluations+™, a fully customizable and easy-to-use evaluation assessment and development tool for mission critical industries. Supported by Vector’s private equity partner, Golden Gate Capital, the addition of TargetSolutions Evaluations+™ enhances TargetSolutions’ leading “one-of-a-kind” suite of training and operations management applications, and reaffirms its commitment to help foster safer, more compliant, and more effective organizations by providing a single operational hub for public safety agencies.

With the addition of TargetSolutions Evaluations+™, TargetSolutions will be offering the only integrated and mobile eLearning, evaluations, accident tracking, asset inventory management, and workforce management solution for public safety agencies.

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TargetSolutions to Demonstrate New Training and Operations Management Innovations at ILEETA


Discover TargetSolutions’ new innovations for law enforcement during the 2019 ILEETA Conference and Expo such as the TargetSolutions Check It™ application for equipment, vehicle and inventory inspections. 

SAN DIEGO – TargetSolutions, a Vector Solutions brand with training and operations management solutions for law enforcement agencies, will be presenting new product innovations March 19-20 at booth No. 411 during the 2019 ILEETA Conference and Expo in St. Louis.

Over the past year, TargetSolutions released powerful new products and training courses for law enforcement through strategic partnerships and acquisitions. As a result, TargetSolutions offers a total solution for agencies to manage training, coordinate shift scheduling and streamline routine maintenance inspections.

By collaborating with Calibre Press, known for its education law enforcement training content and the “Street Survival” series, TargetSolutions offers the most dynamic and informative training material ever created for law enforcement agencies through public safety’s most trusted learning management system.

TargetSolutions also recently expanded its product offering with the TargetSolutions Check It™ application for daily equipment, vehicle and inventory checks, as well as CrewSense, a dynamic system for workforce management. These exciting releases are built to satisfy the needs of departments and provide solutions to tedious tasks.

If you are attending the ILEETA conference and expo in St. Louis, please stop by booth No. 411 for one-on-one discussions and live demonstrations of new innovations by TargetSolutions.

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TargetSolutions to Present New Innovations for Workforce Management at EMS Today

SAN DIEGO, CA – TargetSolutions, a Vector Solutions brand providing EMS agencies with the leading online, CAPCE-approved training for continuing education, is excited to present new product innovations Feb. 20-22 during the EMS Today Conference and Exposition in Baltimore, Md.

Through strategic initiatives and acquisitions, TargetSolutions now offers agencies more than a training management platform for delivering and tracking EMS CEUs. New technology for EMS workforce management and routine ambulance, equipment and inventory inspections provide a comprehensive solution to address the operational challenges agencies face.

Crew Sense Workforce Management by TargetSolutions

CrewSense is TargetSolutions’ latest release with workforce management tools geared toward mission-critical industries. With just a few clicks in the mobile or desktop system, agencies can streamline employee scheduling, overtime hiring, callbacks, and more.

Released in 2018, the TargetSolutions Check It™ mobile application enables EMS agencies to easily perform daily inspections, manage inventory, and track work orders in a centralized online location.

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