In this podcast, host Danny Sheridan discusses the evolution of the Mayday response from the '80s through the present.
In a response for a tipped-over scissors lift, the author emphasizes the priority of actions. Tend to injured patients, lock out/tag/out machinery, and clean up incident site before returning it.
Thomas N. Warren dissects all aspects of this essential fireground communication.
The heart of command, control, and accountability on the fireground is the creation and enforcement of standard operating procedures (SOPs). Anthony Avillo on how SOPs can eliminate confusion and make your fireground strategies more effective.
Danny Sheridan discusses automatic alarms and how to address becoming complacent with these responses.
Jaime Reyes emphasizes that clear, accurate, and continuous communications are vital on the fireground and explains how communications can be added to training scenarios and incorporate Dispatch as well.
Sacramento (CA) Fire Department members Anthony Kastros and Kiley Keeley take a hard look at why fire department s should never take the incident command system for granted when faced with a structure fire.
Neil Hintze explains how high-reliability organizations (fire departments) can keep small problems small through mindful management of the expected, are mindful of the potential for failure, and are resilient and defer to expertise.
Anthony Avillo goes in-depth to answer the important question, “What guides incident commanders in determining the strategic mode for operations?
Todd Soong emphasizes that firefighters should be mindful of evidence while overhauling a fire scene so as not to interfere with the fire investigator’s responsibility to prepare an accurate and complete report on the fire’s cause and source of origin.