TITLE

Command Malpractice Fails Standard of Care

AUTHOR(S)
Houser, Kim Ross
PUB. DATE
August 2007
SOURCE
Fire Chief;Aug2007, Vol. 51 Issue 8, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author discusses the failure of the standards of care required to professional fire officers in the U.S. Some fire officers fail to use or delegate to competent people specific high-risk tasks. They also fail to properly supervise or train personnel under an officer's command. Moreover, fire officers fail to use the due care expected of a fire command officer of equal years of experience.
ACCESSION #
26383079

 

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