Firefighter Training Drill: Safety Officer: Initial Scene Duties

Fire training drill by Forest Reeder Part 3 of our incident safety officer series puts you pulling up on the incident scene getting ready to go to work as the incident safety officer. Once your vehicle is in park, what should you do next?  Obviously you should take care of the PPE part of the process, but after that, have you developed a standard set of actions to identify, what incident objectives and assignments you will have to complete in your role?  This training drill puts you in a face-to-face meeting with the incident commander (IC) and then to establish an understanding of a number of incident factors. This establishes the relationship of the safety officer to the IC as...

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