TRAINING NEEDS & MEDIA
- TRAINING FOR THE EMERGENCY OPERATIONS CENTER STAFF. Sager, Bill // Fire Engineering;Feb2005, Vol. 158 Issue 2, p117
Focuses on the firefighting training for the emergency operations center staff. Assessment of the emergency response family plan; Assessment of the individual training needs that pertain to specific assignments and working relationships with other components of the emergency organization;...
- The 2014 Company Officer: Are You Up for the Challenge? PRZIBOROWSKI, STEVE // Fire Engineering;Mar2014, Vol. 167 Issue 3, p145
The article focuses on the role of the fire service company officer. It notes that the company officer has the most challenging position in today's fire service. Topics discussed include the responsibilities of a company officer, and some resources that can help the company officer with...
- POINT OF ENTRY. Payne, Rick // Fire Engineering;Feb2005, Vol. 158 Issue 2, p16
Presents tips related to firefighter training. Restriction of the firefighter to operate in the vent created when the door is opened; Application of thermal imaging cameras in a smoke-filled environments; Discovery of the operational issues by aggressive real-life training scenarios.
- Improving Your Training Program. Diamond, Kevin // Fire Engineering;Jul2008, Vol. 161 Issue 7, p20
The article offers tips to improve the training programs of fire departments. It discusses the need to assess the needs and weaknesses of the department, and the development of a cadre of department instructors who want to impart knowledge and skills to the other members. The article also...
- Getting the Most From Your Training Tower. // Fire Chief;Apr2007, Vol. 51 Issue 4, p81
The article focuses on the firefighting training techniques exercises among fire departments in the U.S. Incorporating several types of training tactics into a program will enable to develop a team of well prepared firefighters. Most of training towers includes laddering, ventilation,...
- The Company Officer: The Perfect Training Officer. KAZMIERZAK, BRIAN P.; REEDER, FOREST F. // Fire Engineering;Jul2009, Vol. 162 Issue 7, p67
The article cites the responsibilities of a fire department training officer and offers tips on ensuring training success. It says that a training officer also serves as a program developer, safety officer, training records manager and mentor. The authors say that the training officer should...
- BLOW-UP. Brady, Mark // Fire Chief;Aug2004, Vol. 48 Issue 8, p76
Reports on the training program for fire service personnel in Maryland. Risk of burn-related injuries from the lack of personal protective equipment; Safety priority during emergency response; On-scene investigation of the fire explosion.
- Developing Proficiency in Today's Firefighters. CARROLL, NORM // Fire Engineering;Jan2009, Vol. 162 Issue 1, p12
The article discusses the importance of developing proficiency among firefighters. It notes that firefighters of today are not putting fires as much as they used to and should therefore devote more time for training. Firefighting instructors are suggested to demonstrate proficiency in teaching...
- TRAINING NEEDS. // Fire Chief;Jan/Feb2004 Supplement, Vol. 48, p9
Focuses on a training unit for firefighters and emergency medical technicians in the United States. Observation and burn module; Dual monitoring probes; Heat shield.