TITLE

Common Thread

AUTHOR(S)
Jones, Cliff
PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
Fire Chief;Mar2007, Vol. 51 Issue 3, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the safety accreditation of every fire department in the U.S. Occasionally, it is said that the department's safety profile is through the Center for Public Safety Excellence/Commission on Fire Accreditation International self-assessment. The provision of service to firefighters is considered to be very critical in the fire service career.
ACCESSION #
24598954

 

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