- DEVELOPING A CULTURE OF SAFETY. Shelley, Craig H.; Cole, Anthony // Fire Engineering;Nov2004, Vol. 157 Issue 11, p114
This article discusses various issues related to safety for fire fighters in the U.S. The article authors hold that safety must become a of life, and must be incorporated into on-duty and off-duty activities of fire fighters. The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation held a summit of fire...
- Firefighters Teach Fire Safety. // Weekly Reader - Edition 2;10/3/2003, Vol. 73 Issue 6, p3
Deals with the role of firefighters in teaching children and other people about fire safety.
- If only I had Known... Anderson, Jeff // Minnesota Fire Chief;May/Jun2005, Vol. 41 Issue 5, p31
Discusses the responsibilities of being a fire chief. Role of a fire chief in the safety and security of the community; Decisions associated with the proper training and equipment of firefighters; Importance of balancing duties and responsibilities as a fire chief and as a family member.
- 2005 Report on Firefighter Fatalities. Thill, Judy // Minnesota Fire Chief;Nov/Dec2006, Vol. 43 Issue 2, p47
The article discusses the report published by the U.S. Fire Administration on firefighter fatalities in the U.S. The reports states that 115 firefighters died while on duty. 71 volunteer firefighter fatalities were from local or municipal volunteer fire departments and 10 were members of...
- Why Fire Departments Need Mandatory Behavioral-Health Training. Dill, Jeff // Fire Chief Expert Blog;8/13/2012, p1
The article focuses on the issue over the lack of training on behavioral health in most of the fire academies and fire departments in the U.S. It urges the need to provide behavioral training for firefighters to deal with pain and loss of those they have served. It suggests that fire chiefs must...
- RESIDENTIAL SEARCH AND RESCUE: REORDERING PRIORITIES. // Fire Engineering;Dec2005, Vol. 158 Issue 12, p77
The article presents information on the shortcomings in the search and rescue operations at a fire structure by fire departments. One of the major drawbacks of a search and rescue operation is that it lacks expertise. In this context various reasons behind the shortcomings are cited some...
- FIRIN' advICE. // Minnesota Fire Chief;Jan/Feb2005, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p9
Presents solutions to two problems on the management of fire departments. Steps in urging firefighters to be more health conscious; Measures in running a successful combination fire department.
- QUICK TIPS. Grube, Marin C. // Fire Engineering;Jan2005, Vol. 158 Issue 1, p16
Discusses ideas for developing and perfecting the pre-planning, improvisation, and routine skills of firefighters. Importance of looking for abandoned and dilapidated buildings in the area assigned; Responsibility of a property owner to maintain a safe structure; Discussion of a way to reduce...
- PRIDE AND OWNERSHIP: THE LOVE FOR THE JOB CEREMONIES THAT STOKE THE FLAMES OF TRADITION. Lasky, Rick // Fire Engineering;Jan2005, Vol. 158 Issue 1, p105
Discusses the ceremonies in the U.S. fire service. Promotion of firefighters; Extension of congratulations to a member who is about to retire from the service; Recognition for a job well done.