- Incident management. // Crisis Response Journal;2012, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p6
The article reports on the development of the Prepared Emergency Response Plan (PREP) by the Airservices Australia's Aviation Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF), designed to enhance operational capability.
- What gets Evaluated gets Done. Schilek, David // Minnesota Fire Chief;Jul/Aug2005, Vol. 41 Issue 6, p31
Calls for feedback from users of the process used by the Minnesota Fire Service Certification Board in 2005.
- EMERGENCY PLANNING. Yearick, Bob // Motor Age;Nov2004, Vol. 123 Issue 11, p162
Discusses the factors that should be considered in making emergency and fire prevention plans. Instructions that should be included in an emergency action plan; Issues that should be discussed in an emergency action training; Materials needed in creating a fire prevention plan. INSET: REASONS...
- Chicago Fire Report Blazes. // Consulting-Specifying Engineer;Oct2004, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p13
Reports that a report issued this October 2004 by emergency management consulting firm James Lee Witt Assocs., "Independent Review of the Cook County Administration Fire," blames 2003's Chicago high-rise fire on officials at the city, county and state level. Equipment that could have prevented...
- Blazin' Fire Board. Scheerer, Marty // Minnesota Fire Chief;Sep/Oct2007, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p13
The article discusses several issues concerning the Third Annual International Fire and EMS Safety Stand Down Week which took place from June 17 to 23, 2007. The event focused on proper training, preparation and equipage before a call. The event's theme was selected to highlight the need to pay...
- Suburban Fire Tactics: Prioritizing Functions and Developing Preferred Operating Methods. SILVERNAIL, JAMES // Fire Engineering;Mar2011, Vol. 164 Issue 3, p189
The article offers tips on establishing preferred operating methods (POMS) or suggested operating guidelines to manage suburban fires. Agencies operating without dedicated truck companies are advised to create predetermined POM. One of the factors to consider in the prioritization of functions...
- One Thousand Words on Why You Should Not Talk During a Fire Drill. Halliday, Mark // North American Review;Dec90, Vol. 275 Issue 4, p31
This article focuses on the fact that one should not talk during a fire drill. One outstanding reason for not talking during a fire drill is because the fire drill is a practice session for when there might be a real fire in which case all the students would certainly need to be very quiet so...
- Tips for preventing fires from happening at home. Krisberg, Kim // Nation's Health;Oct2012, Vol. 42 Issue 8, p28
The article offers tips on how to prevent home fires. The author suggests to be cautious when cooking at home because it is considered as among the most common house fire causes. Other tips mentioned include never placing flammable items near the stove, not leaving items when frying, broiling or...
- TAKE-HOME LESSONS. Hayden, Thomas // U.S. News & World Report;11/24/2003, Vol. 135 Issue 18, p59
Offers advice from the National Fire Protection Association and the Federal Emergency Management Agency for minimizing catastrophe. Domestic fires; Wildfires; Wind storms.