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All members operating at an incident scene are responsible for their own and their company accountability. Some type of tracking system should be in place to identify who is on a company and what their assignment is.
Identify the types and uses of portable fire extinguishers that are available to suppression personnel.
Using EMS transportation as the focus for this session, review your local procedures for landing zone operations.
An easy way to answer or transmit a progress report is the CAN report, which easily identifies how well crews are doing, the conditions they are facing, and any support or resource needs that they have.
Review department SOGs on positioning, warning and headlight use, and general safety precautions.
Identify any defects in your department's protective clothing and review use and care instructions with your colleagues.
Consider the number of equations, dimensions, and calculations you must know in order to safely do your job when you pit the rookie vs. the veteran in this week's firefighter training drill.
With next year's training planning well underway, Fire Engineering would like to offer some topics and drill subjects to assist you in planning your 2008 training calendar.
Each member of the fire service is empowered to take steps to ensure their individual and their crews safety and survival by applying basic principles to every operation.