Fire Chief » Training http://www.firechief.com Every Department | Every Leader Fri, 23 Jan 2015 05:22:03 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1 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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Fire department accused of falsifying training records for cash http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/17/fire-department-accused-of-falsifying-training-records-for-cash/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/17/fire-department-accused-of-falsifying-training-records-for-cash/#comments Mon, 17 Nov 2014 19:12:13 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/17/fire-department-accused-of-falsifying-training-records-for-cash/
Recently fired firefighters say the training books have been cooked to bring more state training money into the department
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3-year study will examine fire truck, driver safety http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/13/3-year-study-will-examine-fire-truck-driver-safety/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/13/3-year-study-will-examine-fire-truck-driver-safety/#comments Sat, 13 Sep 2014 10:16:32 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/13/3-year-study-will-examine-fire-truck-driver-safety/
University of Arizona and four fire departments will work for three years to reduce firefighter risk
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The Command Post Podcast: Does the fire service have a cover-up culture? http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/03/command-post-podcast-fire-service-cover-culture/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/03/command-post-podcast-fire-service-cover-culture/#comments Thu, 03 Jul 2014 06:00:39 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/?p=2357
Lt. Rom Duckworth and Chief Rob Wylie also talk about what happens in those critical first few moments on arrival at a motor vehicle accident.
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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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Conn. volunteers not included in hurricane response exercise http://www.firechief.com/2014/06/25/conn-volunteers-included-hurricane-response-exercise/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/06/25/conn-volunteers-included-hurricane-response-exercise/#comments Wed, 25 Jun 2014 19:45:57 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/?p=2272
Fire Chief Peter Brown said it was not his intention to snub the volunteers; others see it as a slap in the face.
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New app puts location of AEDs at your fingertips http://www.firechief.com/2014/06/24/new-app-puts-location-aeds-fingertips/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/06/24/new-app-puts-location-aeds-fingertips/#comments Tue, 24 Jun 2014 23:49:23 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/?p=2269
When a cardiac emergency strikes, a nearby AED can help save a life — and Physio-Control’s new database helps you find one.
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New carrying case helps firefighters administer naloxone quickly http://www.firechief.com/2014/06/24/new-carrying-case-helps-firefighters-administer-naloxone-quickly/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/06/24/new-carrying-case-helps-firefighters-administer-naloxone-quickly/#comments Tue, 24 Jun 2014 23:44:31 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/?p=2262
With a growing number of responders carrying the heroin overdose antidote, Iron Duck created a kit to transport the drug.
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Why fire officers need to stay current http://www.firechief.com/2014/06/23/fire-officers-need-stay-current/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/06/23/fire-officers-need-stay-current/#comments Mon, 23 Jun 2014 20:43:36 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/?p=2238
With the increased expectations and the fast pace of change, fire officers must keep current or get left behind; here are four areas to focus on.
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How to eliminate LODDs in fire service training http://www.firechief.com/2014/06/17/eliminate-lodds-fire-service-training/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/06/17/eliminate-lodds-fire-service-training/#comments Tue, 17 Jun 2014 14:45:24 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/?p=2177
A line-of-duty death can occur in any department; here’s how to make sure you’re following the correct rules and training protocol.
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