Fire Chief » Training http://www.firechief.com Every Department | Every Leader Wed, 21 Jan 2015 19:05:04 +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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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 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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The Command Post Podcast: What’s new in extrication?; when a firefighter should retire http://www.firechief.com/2014/06/06/command-post-podcast-whats-new-extrication-firefighter-retire/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/06/06/command-post-podcast-whats-new-extrication-firefighter-retire/#comments Fri, 06 Jun 2014 14:11:27 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/?p=2035
Lt. Rom Duckworth and Chief Rob Wylie also talk about D.C. Fire and EMS' decision to require all emloyees to get a doctor's note in order to call in sick.
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5 tools for ‘throw, row, go’ swift-water rescue ops http://www.firechief.com/2014/05/30/5-tools-throw-row-go-swift-water-rescue-ops/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/05/30/5-tools-throw-row-go-swift-water-rescue-ops/#comments Fri, 30 May 2014 15:40:59 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/?p=1936
Here are five swift-water tools to address post-winter flooding incidents.
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The Command Post Podcast: How many black eyes can the fire service take; what’s the best hose load? http://www.firechief.com/2014/05/30/command-post-podcast-many-black-eyes-can-fire-service-take-whats-best-hose-load/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/05/30/command-post-podcast-many-black-eyes-can-fire-service-take-whats-best-hose-load/#comments Fri, 30 May 2014 06:00:39 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/?p=1927
Lt. Rom Duckworth and Chief Rob Wylie also talk about labor management relations in their leadership lessons segment.
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8 steps to safer highway rescue response http://www.firechief.com/2014/05/28/8-steps-safer-highway-rescue-response/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/05/28/8-steps-safer-highway-rescue-response/#comments Wed, 28 May 2014 19:52:03 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/?p=1915
Whether protecting interstate highways or country roads, roadway incidents require vigilance in the course of successful on-scene tactical outcomes.
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Emergency pizza driver a good reason to review POV light rules http://www.firechief.com/2014/05/28/emergency-pizza-driver-good-reason-review-pov-light-rules/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/05/28/emergency-pizza-driver-good-reason-review-pov-light-rules/#comments Wed, 28 May 2014 19:45:03 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/?p=1909
As useful as these POV emergency lights are, the potential to do more harm than good is something to never forget.
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