Train for Competence, Not Just Attendance

Buckman III, John M.
November 2004
Fire Chief;Nov2004, Vol. 48 Issue 11, p24
Trade Publication
Comments on the importance for fire departments in the United States to train their fire fighters to emphasize competence and not just attendance. Recognition of the pitfalls commonly committed by participating fire fighters during training programs; Strategies suggested to address the common mistakes of firefighters.


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