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  1. Fire Department Training Liabilities

    Magazine Articles

    Thu, 1 Mar 2012

    under the theory of vicarious liability . Employers are vicariously ..... private interest, so vicarious liability is imposed to deter or to ..... employment policy and practices liability , personal management and ..... Murphy will present "Training Liabilities 2012" on Thursday, April

  2. Training Officer Liabilities

    Magazine Articles

    Wed, 1 Apr 2009

    litigation under the theory of vicarious liability . Employers are vicariously liable, under ..... than the private interest, so vicarious liability is imposed to deter or to create incentives ..... person must commit an act. Criminal liability is not imposed for thoughts without action. The person acting must

  1. Are Liability Concerns Real?

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 13 Apr 2015

    all over the country, the question of liability occasionally enters the discussion. It ..... reality may not obviously be related to liability , it can add pressure to perform. Many ..... it offers the best protection from the liability concerns. Those who continually improve

  2. Firefighter Training and the Law: John K. Murphy on Training Liability : Q & A

    Online Articles

    Thu, 9 Oct 2014

    presented a free Webcast on training liability for fire departments . Here are some ..... prepared for duty' is this not a tremendous liability for us? A. You should train like you ..... the common mistakes that may increase liability during live-fire training ? A. NFPA

  3. Fire Service Court: Prevention Liability

    Online Articles

    Mon, 12 Jan 2009

    attorney in your home state. What is the liability of on-duty firefighters who are required ..... injured. Some states provide immunity from liability for certain types of fire department activities. Although some states limit this liability to fireground activities, other states

  4. Curt Varone to Join the Legal and Liability Risk Management Institute

    Online Articles

    Fri, 29 Jan 2010

    Association (NFPA), has announced plans to leave the NFPA on February 12, 2010, to become the director of the Legal and Liability Risk Management Institute’s newly created Fire Service Division. LLRMI is the risk management and consulting arm of the

  5. Training Officers' Liabilities 2011

    Online Articles

    Wed, 23 Mar 2011

    John K. Murphy conducted this important classroom session which dealt with fire-related litigation and how not following NFPA stadards can lead to both damaging lawsuits and firefighter deaths. 

  6. NIMS Directives and Liability

    Magazine Articles

    Sun, 1 Mar 2009

    departments’ and first responders’ liability . HSPD-5 directed the secretary of ..... NIMS directive served as a basis for liability against a fire department. 1 Although ..... adopted that also possibly could lead to liability if the document does not include proper wording. MARCH 7, 2002 On this date

  7. Firefighter Training Records and Organizational Liability

    Online Articles

    Fri, 7 Sep 2012

    or "our system does not allow us to do that" can no longer be used. Fire departments must ensure that organizational liability when it comes to verifying training hours is kept to a minimum. If an investigation regarding an operational issue ever takes

  8. Legislation Would Limit Liability of Donors to Volunteer Fire Departments

    Online Articles

    Wed, 13 Jun 2001

    Castle (R-DE), would limit the liability of donors of surplus equipment to volunteer fire departments. Liability concerns have led to the annual destruction ..... Under H.R. 1919, the donor's liability protection would be waived if personnel