The Conference for Leaders

July 2004
Fire Chief;Jul2004, Vol. 48 Issue 7, p60
Trade Publication
Focuses on Fire Rescue International 2004 conference. Schedule; Venue; Exhibitors.


Related Articles

  • Wilson Uses Tech Ahead of the Curve.  // Fire Chief;Jan2007, Vol. 51 Issue 1, p12 

    The article reports on the use of high technology by the Wilson Fire/Rescue Services' Fire Prevention Bureau of North Carolina. One proof of its being technologically updated is its project Fire Inspection Resource Exercise Simulation that offers fire departments a state-of-the-art mechanism for...

  • RESIDENTIAL SEARCH AND RESCUE: REORDERING PRIORITIES.  // Fire Engineering;Dec2005, Vol. 158 Issue 12, p77 

    The article presents information on the shortcomings in the search and rescue operations at a fire structure by fire departments. One of the major drawbacks of a search and rescue operation is that it lacks expertise. In this context various reasons behind the shortcomings are cited some...

  • The Need for Joint Hazards Assessment Teams. HAWLEY, CHRIS; NOLL, GREGORY G.; HILDEBRAND, MIKE // Fire Engineering;Sep2009, Vol. 162 Issue 9, Special section p6 

    The article discusses the concept of Joint Hazards Assessment Teams (JHATs) which are organized teams to provide technical support for planning and responding to threats at special events. Specialized personnel from different agencies and disciplines, such as fire, law enforcement, bomb squad...

  • The Bigwig Tool. Voss, Eli // Fire Engineering;Dec2010, Vol. 163 Issue 12, p97 

    The article discusses how the Bigwig Tool can help firefighters solve the marking and wedging problems they encounter when they are tasked with searching. It says that firefighters need only a single Bigwig Tool to finish a whole search of a small or big building. According to the author, the...

  • Improvise with Your Webbing for a Quicker, Easier Rescue. Zartman, Dalan // Fire Engineering;Jul2007, Vol. 160 Issue 7, p42 

    The article offers a webbing technique for fire department rescue work. Rescue methods that are too complex or too slow are discussed within several scenarios. The girth hitch around a victim's torso is used including a technique that facilitates the rescue. The basic fire fighting goal is to...

  • SCO at Work - Giyari Sector.  // Hilal;2012, Vol. 49 Issue 3, p39 

    The article reports on the rescue work conducted by the Special Communication Organisation (SCO) after the tragedy in Giyari, Pakistan in 2012.

  • Search-and-Rescue Man. Bowen, Scott // Outdoor Life;Feb2001, Vol. 207 Issue 1, p10 

    Presents information on the search and rescue operations of the Lewis and Clark Search-and-Rescue team in Montana. How the rescue team look for lost persons; Use of psychological profiling and lost-person behavior in search and rescue operations; Examples of search and rescue experiences of the...

  • RESCUE! Dankanich, Merry // Odyssey;Nov/Dec2012, Vol. 21 Issue 9, p11 

    The article discusses how to search for people who gets lost in the wood or any other outdoor places.

  • Did You Hear 'Mayday'? Novak, LCdr. Ron // Approach: The Naval Safety Center's Aviation Magazine;May2001, Vol. 46 Issue 5, p6 

    Describes the author's participation in a search and rescue (SAR) operation at sea. Challenges in applying the training he learned at the United States Navy for a land-based rescue; Difficulties maneuvering the aircraft for the land rescue operation.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics