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  1. Officer Development : The Job: Communicating Expectations

    Online Articles

    Fri, 6 Jun 2014

    known, you share in fireground failures, should ..... Probationary Firefighters Fire Service Leadership : Directives on My ..... Issues for New Officers Leadership Lessons The Importance ..... Throwing Ground Ladders Leadership Grab a Salvage Cover

  2. Mastering Fireground Command: Firefighting in Commercial Occupancies

    Magazine Articles

    Sun, 1 Apr 2012

    duty death ( LODD ) causal factors ..... efficiency on the fireground . The August ..... the NIOSH 5 LODD factors as ..... the American fire service continually ..... the NIOSH 5 LODD causal factors ..... commercial fireground . The American fire service must get out

  3. Sizing Up the Fireground Leader: How Do You Measure Up?

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 22 Jul 2014

    commander and a fireground commander ..... effective leadership objectives ..... LEADERS ON THE FIREGROUND In the fire service , analysis ..... provides fire service leaders with ..... typical of any fireground . The ability ..... fundamental leadership skill that

  4. Fire Service Leadership : Company Rhythm: A True Band of Brothers

    Online Articles

    Thu, 7 Mar 2013

    organized the Union Volunteer Fire Company ..... As the American fire service moves forward with ..... working on the fireground --we jeopardize ..... the rhythm of the fireground , the song. So ..... have been in the fire service (19 years ..... firehouse and on the fireground ...your next

  5. Fireground Management: For Lack of Command Experience

    Online Articles

    Wed, 12 Jun 2013

    years it seems that the fire service has placed bigger ..... fault. In his book Fireground Command Decision Making ..... tighten our controls. The fire service in general accepts a ..... officers the fine art of fireground command and decision

  6. Fireground Management: FDIC 2014 Preview: Command, Control, and Accountability

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    Tue, 4 Mar 2014

    street level, making the fireground safer and more effective ..... philosophy that will help minimize fireground injuries and fatalities will ..... 29-year veteran of the fire service , is a deputy chief in North ..... Fire Academy. He authored Fireground Strategies, 2nd edition

  7. Implementing a Firefighter LODD /Injury/Near Miss Investigation Program

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 1 Jan 2013

    state and local fire service agencies. Recently ..... serious event ( LODD or major injury ..... will allow the fire service to better understand ..... collect dispatch and fireground communication ..... The structural fire service does not have

  8. Truckless, USA: Essential Fireground Functions

    Online Articles

    Thu, 26 Sep 2013

    training on that plan. A majority of the fire service does not operate within the “traditional ..... train to accommodate today’s modern fire service and fireground . Brian Zaitz is a 12-year fire service veteran and a captain-training officer

  9. Fireground Survival: Upgrade Your Profile

    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 20 Dec 2013

    important tools for ensuring fireground survival. As with the SCBA ..... certainly prove helpful in a fireground emergency. THERMAL IMAGING ..... eliminate having to guess on the fireground . HEALTH The statistics are ..... 19-year veteran of the fire service . He is a Pennsylvania State

  10. Firefighter Training: FDIC 2014: Making Critical Fireground Decisions

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    Mon, 17 Mar 2014

    Blink: Making Critical Fireground Decisions" at FDIC 2014 ..... critical decisions on the fireground . This class is for everyone ..... experienced level officer. Fireground strategy and tactics that ..... year career member of the fire service and a battalion chief with