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- YOU CALLED MAYDAY! NOW WHAT? Angulo, Raul A.; Clark, Burton A.; Auch, Steven // Fire Engineering;Sep2004, Vol. 157 Issue 9, p93
The article focuses on the national attention on the safety of firefighters in the U.S. A question was asked recently as with all the advancements made in personal protective clothing and equipment, why has not the American line-of-duty deaths statistic declined in the past 30 years compared...
- WHY IS SAFETY SUCH A PROBLEM? Terwilliger, Michael S. // Fire Engineering;Jun2004, Vol. 157 Issue 6, p120
Focuses on the problems encountered by firemen in maintaining safety during the course of fire extinction. Reasons for the occurrence of failed mission of fire prevention; Impact of emotional rush on safety; Comparison on the response of an elected official between firefighter fatality and...
- FIREFIGHTERS' "BROKEN WINDOWS" // Fire Engineering;May2005, Vol. 158 Issue 5, p144
In this article, the author presents suggestions related to routine and overlooked tasks of everyday tours of duty of fire fighters that really have paid off in serious operations. Always preplan buildings when you see them and have the time. It is the key to: variations for usual strategic...
- The Training Safety Officer: Ensuring Safe Evolutions. KENNEDY, MICHAEL // Fire Engineering;Jun2009, Vol. 162 Issue 6, p109
The article discusses the role of training safety officers (TSO) in fire department in the U.S. It states the need for TSO to get involved in a training exercise to set a cultural standard for safety awareness. It says that part of the functions of TSO is to ensure compliance to the goals of...
- A Few Gifts for You. CIAMPO, MICHAEL N. // Fire Engineering;Dec2015, Vol. 168 Issue 12, p116
The article offers suggestions for fire service departments. Topics discussed include strategy for stretching right through the front door and up the stairs, closing a door to the room when performing vent-enter search tactics, searching in teams of two and working together, and listening for...
- A Sticky Situation. RUDNER, GLEN D. // Fire Chief;Feb2011, Vol. 55 Issue 2, p28
The article discusses what fire fighters should do when faced with a mass-casualty decontamination event. It is stated that fire fighters must prepare themselves for the task of effectively decontaminating victims who may have been exposed to nuclear, chemical or biological contaminants or other...
- Heroes of the Flames: Firefighters. Orr, Tamra B. // Career World;Nov/Dec2003, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p14
Discusses the aspects of becoming a firefighter. Skills and traits that firefighters should possess; Minimum qualifications of the profession; Rewards from becoming a firefighter.
- (fireengineering.com). COLEMAN, JOHN F. "SKIP" // Fire Engineering;Sep2013, Vol. 166 Issue 9, p24
The article discusses features of the publication's website including a Webcast on fire extinction equipment maintenance to be presented September 19, 2013, an article on fire fighters health and an article on fire extinction techniques.
- TACTICS: THE LIMITING/ ENHANCING FACTOR FOR STRATEGIC DECISIONS. Brennan, Tom // Fire Engineering;Sep2005, Vol. 158 Issue 9, p134
Presents views and insights on the tactics of limiting or enhancing factor for strategic decisions in fire prevention in the U.S. Thoughts on the changes of tactics and strategies in fire prevention; Assessment of the current tactics by fire fighters in fire prevention.