Taking a halligan tool to a door to force entry into a structure may be the speedier method to gain access, but it's not always necessary.
Many companies already have everything in place for a yearly driver proficiency drill, even if they do not conduct such drills on a quarterly or yearly basis. Some of the steps each driver in you company or department goes through to become a qualified driver can be completed in the yearly drill.
An Underwriters Laboratories (UL) Standards Technical Panel (STP) working group today released its recommendations for improving the effectiveness of smoke alarms in awakening children.
If a fire were to break out or other emergency were to arise in your workplace, would you know what to do? Planning ahead and keeping a level head can mean the difference between safety and danger.
The next time you have duty at the fire station, take a few minutes and give your peers a quick drill. The idea is to provide information that can be passed on from the veterans to the probies. The quick drill is not intended to replace the normal hour-long drill later in the shift.