It is difficult even to expect these guys to be aware the situation that surrounds their operation if they are not competent and confident in the duty they are performing.
If firefighting were combat, would we read the lessons on what was killing 60% of our soldiers? What if they weren’t promoted?
Latest in managing a live-in program tackles the slow times in quarters.
If, as the research in victim survivability profiling states, firefighters die for victims that could be deemed unsurvivable then what do the actions cited and awarded today in New York City say?
Tune In! Chief Walker will discuss training to an acceptable level of performance as well as training methods and ideas he has been working with. We’ll also review several Firefighter Near Miss Reports and identify some common themes.
Everyone went home, later on, so I guess we have nothing to learn, right?
We can’t let this ‘walk before we crawl’ training happen anymore, teaching our new firefighters how to search before we tell them what they are looking for. Brian Brush
“Every situation is a situation” and the fire you are responding to is one that you are seeing for the first time.
I have photos of my father’s generation fighting fires in a similar manner. But that was 50 years ago.
Latest in managing a live-in program recognizes morale and a least likely place to gauge it.