- TRAINING BY DESIGN. Wilmoth, Janet // Fire Chief;Apr2009, Vol. 53 Issue 4, p40
The article reports on the move of fire chiefs and officers to turn to public safety architects to design accessible and economical training facilities into their stations in the U.S. It notes that the budgetary pressures faced by many fire departments are causing such chiefs to incorporate...
- lyne and Wear endeavours to strengthen disaster capabilities. Lowther, Chris // Fire;Jul/Aug2013, Vol. 107 Issue 1360, p59
The article focuses on the Exercise Endeavour, a national resilience exercise coordinated by the Chief Fire Officers Association for the National Resilience Response Program. It states that exercise tests emergency workers with the aftermath of a catastrophic event. It informs that the exercise...
- Building Effective Teamwork. Wells, Jerry // Fire Engineering;Mar2012, Vol. 165 Issue 3, p133
The article offers the author's insights on building effective teamwork in fire departments. The author discusses the importance of setting goals and meeting expectations which can be addressed by scheduled training, public education assignments, and inspections due. Moreover , he states that...
- Is your confined space safety team ready? Lewis, Anne // Industrial Safety & Hygiene News;Mar2002, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p40
Examines the preparedness of a confined space safety team in the United States. Levels of training; Design of the training session; Guidelines and requirements for planning and providing technical rescue services.
- The Dynamics of Team Interaction. Kamberg, Mary-Lane // Women in Business;Mar/Apr2001, Vol. 53 Issue 2, p42
Presents guidelines to help employees contribute to work teams. Establishment of goals; Characteristics of high-performing teams; Responsibilities of team members.
- Making Teams Work. Axelrod, Richard // Journal for Quality & Participation;Spring2002, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p10
Discusses the factors that make a business team work. Importance of having a team purpose; Benefits of team interdependence; Recognition of a team member's right to choose.
- RIT Positions and Assignments. McCORMACK, JIM // Fire Engineering;Sep2008, Vol. 161 Issue 9, p40
The article discusses positions and assignments in a rapid intervention team (RIT) of a fire department. The ideal RITs available is four members and multiple RITs on the fireground, allowing a team to stand by for deployment while other teams perform proactive fireground tasks. Among the RIT...
- SURVIVING with patients. Roberts, Chuck // Airman;Sep2003, Vol. 47 Issue 9, p36
Reports on the medical survival evasion, resistance and escape training in the Texas Hill Country, Texas. Usage of flares and other signaling devices to direct rescue forces; Basic survival techniques learned; Challenges faced by medical crews in transporting patients.
- Preparing local rescue workers for terrorist attacks urged. // Fire Engineering;May97, Vol. 150 Issue 5, p32
States that the House National Security Subcommittee on Military Research and Development panel in United States urged training and high-tech equipment for preparing local rescue workers for chemical and biological attacks. Provisions in the antiterrorism law; The five-year goal of the...