Fire Chief » Senior officer http://www.firechief.com Every Department | Every Leader Sat, 14 Feb 2015 02:16:05 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1 9 sources of firefighter stress http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/09/9-sources-of-firefighter-stress/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/09/9-sources-of-firefighter-stress/#comments Tue, 10 Feb 2015 04:38:55 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/09/9-sources-of-firefighter-stress/
Firefighting was crowned most-stressful job; understanding what makes it so is key to reducing that stress
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How fire chiefs can navigate the political jungle http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/09/how-fire-chiefs-can-navigate-the-political-jungle/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/09/how-fire-chiefs-can-navigate-the-political-jungle/#comments Tue, 10 Feb 2015 04:29:59 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/09/how-fire-chiefs-can-navigate-the-political-jungle/
An NFA course teaches fire chiefs about the five power types and offers eight steps to bringing about the change they want
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EMS test cheating investigation leads to resignations http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/30/ems-test-cheating-investigation-leads-to-resignations/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/30/ems-test-cheating-investigation-leads-to-resignations/#comments Fri, 30 Jan 2015 19:04:32 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/30/ems-test-cheating-investigation-leads-to-resignations/
A battalion chief and firefighter-medic have resigned after investigation finds unauthorized study guide for protocol test; another officer is under investigation
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Firefighters resign after EMS test-cheating investigation http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/30/firefighters-resign-after-ems-test-cheating-investigation/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/30/firefighters-resign-after-ems-test-cheating-investigation/#comments Fri, 30 Jan 2015 19:04:32 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/30/firefighters-resign-after-ems-test-cheating-investigation/
A battalion chief and firefighter-medic have resigned after investigation finds unauthorized study guide for protocol test; another officer is under investigation
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NIOSH: Poor command, planning contributed to firefighter’s death http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/29/niosh-poor-command-planning-contributed-to-firefighters-death/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/29/niosh-poor-command-planning-contributed-to-firefighters-death/#comments Thu, 29 Jan 2015 22:22:07 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/29/niosh-poor-command-planning-contributed-to-firefighters-death/
In this incident, command was never established nor was any type of incident action plan developed and communicated to personnel
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1 year later: Lessons learned from N.C. auto shop fire http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/28/1-year-later-lessons-learned-from-n-c-auto-shop-fire/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/28/1-year-later-lessons-learned-from-n-c-auto-shop-fire/#comments Wed, 28 Jan 2015 20:54:40 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/28/1-year-later-lessons-learned-from-n-c-auto-shop-fire/
The department put out a documentary as a tool to help train crews across the state; watch it below
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Hackers target Indy 911 center http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/23/hackers-target-indy-911-center/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/23/hackers-target-indy-911-center/#comments Fri, 23 Jan 2015 19:17:22 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/23/hackers-target-indy-911-center/
This wasn't the first time that hackers have tried to crack the communication system; the cyber attack is under investigation
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Baby Boomers vs. Millennials to be explored at Fire-Rescue Med http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/22/baby-boomers-vs-millennials-to-be-explored-at-fire-rescue-med/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/22/baby-boomers-vs-millennials-to-be-explored-at-fire-rescue-med/#comments Fri, 23 Jan 2015 03:00:50 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/22/baby-boomers-vs-millennials-to-be-explored-at-fire-rescue-med/
The session will examine how EMS and fire chiefs can improve communication with millennials
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Make firefighters as flawless as fighter pilots http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/22/make-firefighters-as-flawless-as-fighter-pilots/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/22/make-firefighters-as-flawless-as-fighter-pilots/#comments Fri, 23 Jan 2015 00:03:23 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/22/make-firefighters-as-flawless-as-fighter-pilots/
Flawless execution on the fireground is a matter of life and death; training like fighter pilots can get your crew to perfect execution
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Fla. Batt. Chief accused of smoking pot on job, resigns http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/22/fla-batt-chief-accused-of-smoking-pot-on-job-resigns/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/22/fla-batt-chief-accused-of-smoking-pot-on-job-resigns/#comments Thu, 22 Jan 2015 18:18:56 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/22/fla-batt-chief-accused-of-smoking-pot-on-job-resigns/
Firefighters reported smelling marijuana in his county vehicle while he was on duty; he refused to take a drug test
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