Tag Archives: “First Due Blog Carnival”

First Due Blog Carnival 6th Ed.”Social Media Policy”

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A slim roundtable of thoughts about social media policies. Maybe it’s not a problem after all?

“Social Media Networking Policy”Response to First Due Blog Carnival

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It is really quite simple. Prepare for the worst, teach what is expected, reward or punish the result.

6th Ed. First Due Blog Carnival:Call For Policy

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Everyone has an opinion about all these social media problems, but do they have a workable solution?

4th ed. First Due Blog Carnival

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Interesting agendas from contributors concerned about firefighter safety.

National Fire Chief

Don’t worry. I don’t believe I’d be kept on the job for very long.

First Due Blog Carnival:Wanted: National Fire Chief

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Suppose you were the next USFA chief. Seriously.

‘Tear it Apart’, Sharing the Wealth

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Andy Fredericks was right, “Research, research, research.”

First Due Blog Carnival, 2nd Ed.”Influential Fire Reports”

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We asked you to share what firefighting report made a personal impact on how you operate as a firefighter or fire officer.

Inside the Mind,Influential Fire Reports

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Many personality traits influence the type of firefighter or officer you are. Some you have no clue of.

Influential Fire ReportsUnderstanding the Routine Fire

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“A common thread to all of them is how such a routine fire can end in the death of one of our own.”

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Backstep Firefighter

“To provide a point of critical thought about certain acts and events in the fire service while incorporating behavioral education and commentary in a referenced format.”

FE Talk: Humpday Hangout

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Ron Ayotte
What is Experience?
Excelent post. Evey day of duty and every run should be a learning experience. Far too many firefighters just look at the duty tour and incident as what I like to call "the shampoo mode"... wet hair, apply shapoo, lather, rinse and repeat".. Our version is put on the gear, get on the truck, go…
2014-10-31 14:23:15
Bill Carey
What is Experience?
You're correct Ed. What did we do with that experience? Did we take as many lessons from it as we could or did we simply file it away as a run in the logbook. Thank you, Bill
2014-10-30 12:55:18
Ed
What is Experience?
Excellent post. The same question may be framed for other than working on the nozzle (e.g., if delivering pump operator training). In addition, even if you went to a lot of fires on the nozzle or as the first in company officer, what did you do with that experience? Reflection and integration of the experience…
2014-10-30 12:37:50
Bill Carey
Wanted: Honest Discernment in Our Fire Service Discussions
Thank you Ed.
2014-10-22 14:26:50
Ed Hartin
Wanted: Honest Discernment in Our Fire Service Discussions
Excellent article Bill!
2014-10-14 12:47:14
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