TITLE

TO DIE FOR

AUTHOR(S)
Crawford, Brian A.
PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
Fire Chief;May2007, Vol. 51 Issue 5, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the psychological cognitive components on the notion about the line-of-duty deaths commonly known as "duty-to-death syndrome" among firefighters in the U.S. Some of the preventive method is introduced to eliminate the fatal incidents among firefighters including rigid training and education on firefighting. Fire service department must create further traditional explanation and practicable recommendation including psychological components to prevent firefighters fatalities.
ACCESSION #
25245527

 

Related Articles

  • Stand Down With Pride. Halton, Bobby // Fire Engineering;Jun2007, Vol. 160 Issue 6, p14 

    The author reflects on the need to re-evaluate policies and procedures concerning emergency safety. Technology, gear, tools, and equipment will change emergency response. The author describes the four elements of a fire fighters culture; values, institutions, artifacts, and norms. From a fire...

  • 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.

  • As Decades Change, So Does Teaching. Linstrom, John // Fire Chief;Oct2006, Vol. 50 Issue 10, p30 

    The article shares the author's insights regarding the changes in the firefighter training in the U.S. from the 1950s onwards. The author cited that throughout the 1950s, fire firefighter training was on the drill about being a fireman. The 1970s has brought, among others, the snorkels and...

  • 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.

  • All Fired Up. Howard, Lucy; Meadows, Susannah; Gordon, Devin; Begun, Bret // Newsweek;5/15/2000, Vol. 135 Issue 20, p8 

    Reports on activities undertaken at the FDNY Fire Academy for firefighters. Correct way to slide down a pole; Method of exiting a burning building; Popularity of the firefighting career; Number of heroes.

  • Lessons Learned the Hard Way. RIELAGE, ROBERT R. // Fire Chief;Apr2010, Vol. 54 Issue 4, p18 

    The article highlights the courage and strength shown by the Colerain Township Department of Fire and EMS in Ohio in order to go the extra mile in examining every phase of the Squirrelsnest Lane fire. The author relates his conversation with Colerain's Fire Chief G. Bruce Smith regarding the...

  • Tom's Trumpet. Brace, Tom // Minnesota Fire Chief;Nov/Dec2008, Vol. 45 Issue 2, p46 

    The article presents the author's views on the adoption of the Fire Code in Minnesota. He says that while the Fire Code is adopted at the state level, the reality is that much of the actual code enforcement occurs at the local level. He cites that this is because the level of fire protection...

  • hotshot. Sosienki, Shanti // Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness Hers;Aug2003, Vol. 4 Issue 6, p80 

    Profiles firefighter Deb Blais. Her professional background; Her views on wildland firefighting; Meal plan of Blais.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics