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Accountability the Easy Way

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Accountability The Easy Way As a foundation of safe fireground operations, a strong accountability system based on solid SOP’s being followed by solid and disciplined Officers and firefighters is the rock on which the Incident Commander builds his organization.  This month, I will use a couple of slides from my Accountability class to drive this […]

New Roll Call Tips Video: Anti-freelancing tips

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Follow the link below to hear a short video I did for Fire Engineering Roll Call Tips on anti-freelancing measures http://bcove.me/w6faj88y

Electrical safety: Does your department have a policy??

Does your Department have and enforce electrical policy? C’mon Man!!! Every fire department must have a policy in place addressing electrical safety on the fireground. The reason for this is that there is no time to react when a zap is going to occur….it happens too fast.  No one can keep the consequences from occurring, so […]

Know your Rig

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  One of the most basic requirements of a firefighter is to know his equipment.  Even more basic is to know where it is on the apparatus.  There is nothing worse than having to rummage through the compartments for a tool that your officer has ordered and expected you to return with.  The consequences of […]