Firefighter Training Drill: Safety Officer: Monitoring Scene Operations and Conditions

01/04/2013
Fire training drill by Forest Reeder In drill #5 in the Incident Safety Officer (ISO) series, we will discuss some basic incident scene and operational hazards that need to be evaluated by the ISO. This is a short list of the most common areas where, if things are not monitored by someone (ISO) watching out specifically for the hazards they create, the situation can become deadly. What does the safety officer evaluate at a fire scene? There are many factors that need to be evaluated and re-evaluated at a fire scene by the safety officer. Priorities will be established based on the strategic mode of operation and the tactics being employed. Many of these factors will need to be re-checked ...

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