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  1. July Roundtable : Officer Development Training

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    Wed, 15 Jul 2009

    that take place after the fire around the table are where some of our best officers are born More Roundtable Post your response in ' Roundtable Revisited' Subject: Officer development, leadership and management, firefighter strategy and tactics

  2. March Roundtable : Operating at the Aerial Tip

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    Mon, 16 Mar 2009

    structure involved, which amounted to less than 20 percent of a 10,000-square-foot building. More Roundtable Post your response in ' Roundtable Revisited' Subject: Aerial waterways, firefighter safety

  3. April Roundtable : Training and the Budget

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    Thu, 16 Apr 2009

    t let the budget crisis beat you down! Continue to provide the skills needed to survive. More Roundtable Post your response in ' Roundtable Revisited' Subject: Firefighter training, fire department budget problems, financial crisis and

  4. May Roundtable : Plan B If A Device Fails

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    Mon, 18 May 2009

    doing these thorough equipment checks, we can avoid any failure problems while on the scene. More Roundtable Post your response in ' Roundtable Revisited' Subject: Thermal imaging cameras (TICs), personal alert safety system (PASS devices

  5. Roundtable : Apparatus Purchase and Maintenance

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    Fri, 25 Sep 2009

    February 2010 Roundtable Question: : What effect has the economy had on your department's apparatus purchase and maintenance programs? Please limit

  6. Roundtable Replies: Seat Belt Policy

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    Thu, 30 Jun 2011

    This month’s Roundtable question was: Does your department have a mandatory seat belt policy? Is it enforced and who is responsible for its enforcement

  7. August Roundtable Replies: How Not to Get Killed Fighting Fires

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    Mon, 29 Aug 2011

    keep from getting killed on the job? The question got the following responses. Read Skip's response to this month's Roundtable question HERE and add your comments below. Deputy Chief Thomas Dunne Fire Department of New York Response: For many years

  8. May Roundtable : SCBA Enforcement for Toxic Atmosphere

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    Tue, 31 May 2011

    This month's Roundtable question was: Do you conduct atmospheric monitoring at fires and what additional steps if any are taken to protect firefighters

  9. April Roundtable Replies: Company-Level Training

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    Sat, 30 Apr 2011

    department require company officers to develop and deliver their company-level training ? Read replies to this month's Roundtable question from Fire Engineering readers, and see Skip Coleman's reply HERE . Captain James F. Rosse Sr., South Schodack

  10. October Roundtable : Minimum Staffing

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    Fri, 29 May 2009

    October Roundtable Question: : What is minimum staffing on your engine company, and has it remained constant over the past 30 or so years? Please