Fire Chief » Fire officer http://www.firechief.com Every Department | Every Leader Fri, 23 Jan 2015 06:20:49 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1 2 ways to prep for the fire-officer exam http://www.firechief.com/2014/06/30/2-ways-prep-fire-officer-exam/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/06/30/2-ways-prep-fire-officer-exam/#comments Mon, 30 Jun 2014 19:58:04 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/?p=2317
The human resources parts of the text can be the hardest; knowing the content and practicing scenarios will help.
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How fire officers can out-communicate technology http://www.firechief.com/2014/03/13/fire-officers-can-communicate-technology/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/03/13/fire-officers-can-communicate-technology/#comments Thu, 13 Mar 2014 20:29:18 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/?p=799
Reliance on the convenience of digital communication mediums hamstring fire officers' ability to be good communicators.
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Firefighter stress: What you should know http://www.firechief.com/2014/03/05/firefighter-stress-know/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/03/05/firefighter-stress-know/#comments Wed, 05 Mar 2014 17:02:06 +0000 http://www.firechiefnation.com/?p=483
Training your officers to encourage firefighters to seek help and having peer support teams are two ways to fight stress.
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Life-saving secret: Seatbelts http://www.firechief.com/2014/03/03/life-saving-secret-seatbelts/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/03/03/life-saving-secret-seatbelts/#comments Mon, 03 Mar 2014 21:25:32 +0000 http://www.firechiefnation.com/?p=372
Total compliance wearing a seatbelt whenever an apparatus is moving can save as many as 10 firefighter lives per year.
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How to lead without being a jerk http://www.firechief.com/2014/03/03/lead-without-jerk-2/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/03/03/lead-without-jerk-2/#comments Mon, 03 Mar 2014 20:41:46 +0000 http://www.firechiefnation.com/?p=348
Following disciplinary protocols in a fair way does not make you a jerk; it makes you a credible leader.
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Suicide prevention: When it is the fire officer who needs help http://www.firechief.com/2014/03/03/suicide-prevention-fire-officer-needs-help/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/03/03/suicide-prevention-fire-officer-needs-help/#comments Mon, 03 Mar 2014 20:24:28 +0000 http://www.firechiefnation.com/?p=341
Isolation and the hierarchy of power can leave officers vulnerable.
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