Fire Chief » Safety http://www.firechief.com Every Department | Every Leader Thu, 22 Jan 2015 18:17:04 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1 NY law requires firefighter safety residential construction-type signs http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/18/ny-law-requires-firefighter-safety-residential-construction-type-signs/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/18/ny-law-requires-firefighter-safety-residential-construction-type-signs/#comments Sun, 18 Jan 2015 23:22:19 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/18/ny-law-requires-firefighter-safety-residential-construction-type-signs/
The reflective signs will indicate the type of roof and floor construction and materials used
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3 firefighters hurt in 4 overnight arson fires http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/18/3-firefighters-hurt-in-4-overnight-arson-fires/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/18/3-firefighters-hurt-in-4-overnight-arson-fires/#comments Sun, 18 Jan 2015 15:18:22 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/18/3-firefighters-hurt-in-4-overnight-arson-fires/
Fire chief: "I hope they quit before they injure more of my firefighters"
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Memo: Dallas plans safety fixes in wake of firefighter’s death http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/15/memo-dallas-plans-safety-fixes-in-wake-of-firefighters-death/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/15/memo-dallas-plans-safety-fixes-in-wake-of-firefighters-death/#comments Thu, 15 Jan 2015 21:34:32 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/15/memo-dallas-plans-safety-fixes-in-wake-of-firefighters-death/
Officials want the department to boost safety procedures, command training and technology in the aftermath of a firefighter Stanley Wilson's death
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Why firefighters die in the fog of battle http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/13/why-firefighters-die-in-the-fog-of-battle/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/13/why-firefighters-die-in-the-fog-of-battle/#comments Tue, 13 Jan 2015 22:29:21 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/13/why-firefighters-die-in-the-fog-of-battle/
If we fail to apply the lessons from the past, we are doomed to learn them again — the hard way
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Aging fire trucks concern Ohio firefighters http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/08/aging-fire-trucks-concern-ohio-firefighters/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/08/aging-fire-trucks-concern-ohio-firefighters/#comments Thu, 08 Jan 2015 18:51:54 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/08/aging-fire-trucks-concern-ohio-firefighters/
Two recent breakdowns have created gaps in fire coverage; the average age of a Covington fire truck is 15 years
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Jax. fire chief: Precautions in place after firefighter shooting http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/25/jax-fire-chief-precautions-in-place-after-firefighter-shooting/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/25/jax-fire-chief-precautions-in-place-after-firefighter-shooting/#comments Thu, 25 Dec 2014 13:41:08 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/25/jax-fire-chief-precautions-in-place-after-firefighter-shooting/
Chief Senterfitt: "Our men and women are so dedicated that they're going to go out there and do their jobs regardless of this action."
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Officials: Fire chief halted probe of firefighter’s death http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/09/officials-fire-chief-halted-probe-of-firefighters-death/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/09/officials-fire-chief-halted-probe-of-firefighters-death/#comments Tue, 09 Dec 2014 19:13:18 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/09/officials-fire-chief-halted-probe-of-firefighters-death/
Fire officials said they would not take part in an effort to mislead or deceive members of the department, Bell's family or the community
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Officials: Conn. fire chief halted probe of firefighter’s death http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/09/officials-conn-fire-chief-halted-probe-of-firefighters-death/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/09/officials-conn-fire-chief-halted-probe-of-firefighters-death/#comments Tue, 09 Dec 2014 19:13:18 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/09/officials-conn-fire-chief-halted-probe-of-firefighters-death/
Fire officials said they would not take part in an effort to mislead or deceive members of the department, Bell's family or the community
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Firefighter sleep: 7 ways to improve your crews’ sleep and safety http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/01/firefighter-sleep-7-ways-to-improve-your-crews-sleep-and-safety/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/01/firefighter-sleep-7-ways-to-improve-your-crews-sleep-and-safety/#comments Mon, 01 Dec 2014 21:11:09 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/01/firefighter-sleep-7-ways-to-improve-your-crews-sleep-and-safety/
With sleep deprivation being directly linked to poor decision making, physical ability and communication, firefighters must be well rested
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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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