Fire Chief » Education and Training http://www.firechief.com Every Department | Every Leader Thu, 22 Jan 2015 18:25:16 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1 How ethics play into wildland firefighting http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/20/how-ethics-play-into-wildland-firefighting/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/20/how-ethics-play-into-wildland-firefighting/#comments Tue, 20 Jan 2015 23:10:02 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/20/how-ethics-play-into-wildland-firefighting/
Wildland fire expert will explore ways of selecting proper levels of engagement to increase firefighter safety and set up resources for success
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Investigation: Dispatcher tells bystander to remove tourniquet http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/15/investigation-dispatcher-tells-bystander-to-remove-tourniquet/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/15/investigation-dispatcher-tells-bystander-to-remove-tourniquet/#comments Thu, 15 Jan 2015 19:00:07 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/15/investigation-dispatcher-tells-bystander-to-remove-tourniquet/
Bystander with military training used his belt as a tourniquet on a man's severed leg; department policy is to leave tourniquets in place
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Firefighters save engine driver’s life after collapsing at wheel http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/13/firefighters-save-engine-drivers-life-after-collapsing-at-wheel/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/13/firefighters-save-engine-drivers-life-after-collapsing-at-wheel/#comments Tue, 13 Jan 2015 18:52:12 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/13/firefighters-save-engine-drivers-life-after-collapsing-at-wheel/
They noticed something was wrong when the rig rolled through a light; they performed CPR and used an AED to save the driver's life
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N.C. firefighters, medics practice foam pit rescue http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/08/n-c-firefighters-medics-practice-foam-pit-rescue/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/08/n-c-firefighters-medics-practice-foam-pit-rescue/#comments Thu, 08 Jan 2015 21:09:32 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/08/n-c-firefighters-medics-practice-foam-pit-rescue/ Emergency responders prepare for a gymnast with a spinal cord injury in a foam landing pit]]> http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/08/n-c-firefighters-medics-practice-foam-pit-rescue/feed/ 0 How to build a fire department from scratch http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/12/how-to-build-a-fire-department-from-scratch/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/12/how-to-build-a-fire-department-from-scratch/#comments Sat, 13 Dec 2014 02:13:25 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/12/how-to-build-a-fire-department-from-scratch/
Starting a fire department from scratch is great when money is no object; when resources are scarce, you improvise
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15 years later: Worcester remembers loss of 6 firefighters http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/04/15-years-later-worcester-remembers-loss-of-6-firefighters/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/04/15-years-later-worcester-remembers-loss-of-6-firefighters/#comments Thu, 04 Dec 2014 19:40:02 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/04/15-years-later-worcester-remembers-loss-of-6-firefighters/
Fire Chief Gerard Dio said the men's deaths have inspired new research on safer firefighting technology and practices
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Why fire officers need emotional intelligence http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/29/why-fire-officers-need-emotional-intelligence/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/29/why-fire-officers-need-emotional-intelligence/#comments Sat, 29 Nov 2014 23:40:16 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/29/why-fire-officers-need-emotional-intelligence/ There's real science showing how to measure and improve emotional intelligence, and that it is a key to good leadership — especially in the fire service]]> http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/29/why-fire-officers-need-emotional-intelligence/feed/ 0 ISFSI continues work on the Principles of Modern Fire Attack http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/21/isfsi-continues-work-on-the-principles-of-modern-fire-attack/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/21/isfsi-continues-work-on-the-principles-of-modern-fire-attack/#comments Fri, 21 Nov 2014 19:39:52 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/21/isfsi-continues-work-on-the-principles-of-modern-fire-attack/
Funding for the program has been extended to teach science-based tactical decision making for company officers and firefighters
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How the public sees a fire attack http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/17/how-the-public-sees-a-fire-attack/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/17/how-the-public-sees-a-fire-attack/#comments Mon, 17 Nov 2014 20:15:33 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/17/how-the-public-sees-a-fire-attack/
The ubiquitous mobile camera and platforms for sharing video means a fire department's tactics and reputation are under constant, and sometimes unfair, scrutiny
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NIOSH: West firefighters had no plan for fertilizer plant response http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/14/niosh-west-firefighters-had-no-plan-for-fertilizer-plant-response/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/14/niosh-west-firefighters-had-no-plan-for-fertilizer-plant-response/#comments Fri, 14 Nov 2014 20:58:25 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/14/niosh-west-firefighters-had-no-plan-for-fertilizer-plant-response/
Ten responders were killed in 2013 when the Texas plant exploded
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