Fire Chief » Research http://www.firechief.com Every Department | Every Leader Sat, 24 Jan 2015 14:07:31 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1 How fire chiefs can beat staffing cuts http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/01/how-fire-chiefs-can-beat-staffing-cuts/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/01/how-fire-chiefs-can-beat-staffing-cuts/#comments Mon, 01 Dec 2014 19:45:00 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/01/how-fire-chiefs-can-beat-staffing-cuts/
Showing the measurable results of cuts to fire department staffing is the only thing municipal leaders understand; here's how to make that case
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Can the fireground be research driven? http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/11/can-the-fireground-be-research-driven/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/11/can-the-fireground-be-research-driven/#comments Tue, 11 Nov 2014 20:34:01 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/11/can-the-fireground-be-research-driven/
Evidence-based firefighting research, although new, is accepted in theory; but can we put it into practice on the fireground?
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NIST and UL research fire behavior and fireground tactics http://www.firechief.com/2014/03/25/nist-ul-research-fire-behavior-fireground-tactics-2/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/03/25/nist-ul-research-fire-behavior-fireground-tactics-2/#comments Tue, 25 Mar 2014 18:48:03 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/?p=953
The National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST) and Underwriters Laboratories (UL) have been working together with the fire service to examine fire dynamics and firefighting tactics. Derek Alkonis, Battalion Chief at Los Angeles County Fire Department, introduces NIST and UL's Fire Behavior Research.
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NIST and UL research on fire environment: Part 2 http://www.firechief.com/2014/03/25/nist-ul-research-fire-environment-part-2/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/03/25/nist-ul-research-fire-environment-part-2/#comments Tue, 25 Mar 2014 18:46:14 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/?p=950
Stephen Kerber, P.E. from UL on NIST and UL Fire Behavior Research, discusses the modern fire environment.
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NIST and UL research on fire dynamics: Part 3 http://www.firechief.com/2014/03/25/nist-ul-research-fire-dynamics-part-3/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/03/25/nist-ul-research-fire-dynamics-part-3/#comments Tue, 25 Mar 2014 18:42:36 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/?p=947
Daniel Madrzykowski, P.E. from NIST, discusses fire dynamics.
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How fire student research can help your department http://www.firechief.com/2014/03/19/fire-student-research-can-help-department/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/03/19/fire-student-research-can-help-department/#comments Wed, 19 Mar 2014 15:57:29 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/?p=860
There's a vast amount of good research that can solve fire department dilemmas.
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