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  1. Teamwork Key to Mitigating Trolley Collision

    Continued Education

    Sun, 4 Oct 2009

    A light rail collision in Massachusetts tests the local mutual-aid response and proves how interagency drills between the Boston and Newton Fire Departments paid off.

  2. Fire Commentary: Teamwork in Accountability

    Online Articles

    Thu, 3 Jul 2008

    Tino Yaccich discusses the use of accountability on the fireground and how designating teams for specific tasks can increase accountability and safety.

  3. GEORGIA TEAMWORK TURNS TRENCH COLLAPSE INTO SUCCESSFUL RESCUE

    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 1 Sep 2006

    The afternoon of June 10, 2006, in Canton, Georgia, was clear and very dry; there had been little to no rainfall in the area for several weeks.

  4. Lessons of 9/11 Lead to Development of Innovative Disaster Training Simulator

    Online Articles

    Tue, 9 Aug 2011

    protection, affords first-responders the opportunity to build teamwork , master skills and explore seemingly endless scenarios ..... breathing apparatus, trainees learn the essential value of teamwork and strategizing under conditions that have been referred to

  5. TEAM BUILDING BEYOND THE FIRE SCENE

    Magazine Articles

    Sat, 1 Jan 2005

    brotherhood such as the fire service, teamwork is a problem. As the chief of a volunteer ..... arise within the ranks can crush good teamwork . We have not done as good a job in ..... employee performance enhancement and teamwork in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

  6. National Firefighter Near Miss Report: When an island isn't an oasis

    Online Articles

    Fri, 10 Oct 2008

    There are key elements of communication, decision making, situational awareness, strategy, tactics, reading smoke, and teamwork that should make for an in-depth look at your department's culture, and your view of how you would respond to a similar

  7. TRANSITIONAL TEAM CONCEPTS FOR COMPANY OFFICERS

    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 1 Aug 2003

    BY CHASE SARGENT Team concepts and teamwork have always been part of the fire service. From the time we ..... service, we have been bombarded with the absolute necessity of teamwork . In training, we are taught that nothing on the fireground

  8. Drill of the Week: Hose Handling II

    Online Articles

    Mon, 13 Sep 2004

    the skills covered in Hose Handling I . The running theme of the two drills is teamwork . Hose Handling II covers maneuvering a hoseline and developing the teamwork necessary to direct it. Not all of us are in the best shape, nor are all of us

  9. DETERMINING TARGET HEIGHTS FOR GROUND LADDERS: THE CLICK SYSTEM

    Magazine Articles

    Wed, 1 Sep 1999

    HEIGHTS FOR GROUND LADDERS: THE CLICK SYSTEM ANTHONY AVILLO There are three essentials to raising a ground ladder properly: teamwork , communications, and safety. Exactly how far to extend the ladder once it is at the raising site requires, in addition

  10. Drill of the Week: Hose Handling I

    Online Articles

    Mon, 31 May 2004

    Teamwork is essential to hoseline advancement. It's needed not only between ventilation crews and the hose team, and the search and