Category Archives:

Colerain and Eleven Minutes to Mayday: Lessons from 2008 Resonate Today

Entry Img

Eleven Minutes to Mayday: Lessons from 2008 Resonate Today

Mayday and Rapid Intervention Realities: The Phoenix Perspective

Entry Img

On March 14, 2001 the Phoenix (AZ) Fire Department lost firefighter Brett Tarver at the Southwest Supermarket fire. Remembering Brett Tarver and the Lessons Learned In that event, it was 5:00 in the afternoon, the grocery store was full of people and fire was extending through the building. Phoenix E14 was assigned to the interior […]

The New Fire Ground and the First-Due

Entry Img

This edition of Taking it to the StreetsTM the program will be looking at the New Fire Ground and the First-Due
Joining the program will be two special guests: Division Chief Ed Hadfield (CA) and Deputy Chief Jason Hoevelmann (MO) providing a great opportunity to listen to perspectives from coast to coast and the heartland.

FDNY Company Staffing Reductions

Entry Img

FDNY expects to save about $30 million a year by not having to pay overtime to staff the extra firefighters, officials said.

NIST Residential Fire Study Education Kit Now Available

Entry Img

Educational resource for fire chiefs, firefighters, and public officials.

Tactical Renaissance and the Rules of Engagement

Entry Img

What the fire ground is transitioning to in 2010 and beyond.

In the Streets; On the Air

Entry Img

Taking it to the Streets had its premier July 21st on Firefighter Netcast.com with a lively and provoking discussion on “What’s on YOUR Radar Screen?” The program theme aligned with a recent posting on the same topic. Join me on the program were two prominent and nationally recognized fire service leaders, who I’m honored to […]

Transmitting the Box for an Alarm of Fire…Taking it to the Streets

Entry Img

Taking it to the Streets Premiering Wednesday July 21st  9:00pm ET Live on Firefighter Netcast.com Premiering “What’s on YOUR Radar Screen”? Check out what’s on of off your radar screen on CommandSafety.com If you’ve never listened to a FirefighterNetcast, visit the site now, sign up for a new user account for BlogTalkRadio, and be prepared […]

What’s On Your Radar Screen?

Entry Img

BuildingsonFire 2010; Building Construction, Command Risk Management and Operational Safety Major Influencing Fire Service Reports, Issues or Focus that should be on Your Radar Screen The following list is but a modest cross section of pertinent information or focus areas today’s Firefighter, Company or Command Officer MUST be knowledgeable in, have insights and proficiency based […]

NIST Report on Residential Fireground Field Experiments ISSUED

Entry Img

Report-on-Residential-Fireground-Field-Experiments The NIST Firefighter Safety and Deployment Study; Titled- Report on Residential Fireground Field Experiements was issued this morning. A copy of the report is attached. The report is also available for download at the NIST, HERE Report Abstract: Service expectations placed on the fire service, including Emergency Medical Services (EMS), response to natural disasters, hazardous […]

Page 1 of 212
background image Blogger Img

Chris Naum

Welcome to Commandsafety.com. The authoratative and informational site that provides leading insights on fire service issues related to Building Construction, Command Risk Management and Firefighter Safety.

FE Talk: Humpday Hangout

Categories
  • "firefighter safety" (126)
  • "health and safety" (22)
  • "pre-fire planning" (57)
  • "Safety Week" (13)
  • "Situational Awareness" assessment (72)
  • 911 (3)
  • Abandoned (3)
  • accident (1)
  • advocate (16)
  • Alert (1)
  • Architectural Design (15)
  • Arson (2)
  • assemblies (19)
  • behaviors (11)
  • Black Sunday (2)
  • Bronx (1)
  • Brooklyn (5)
  • building construction (185)
  • Building Construction for the Fire Service (182)
  • Building Construction for the Fire Srvice (6)
  • buildings (116)
  • buildingsonfire.com (202)
  • Charleston (5)
  • Christopher Naum (241)
  • close-call (25)
  • Codes (11)
  • Collapse (66)
  • Combat Fire Engagement (75)
  • command (4)
  • command presence (12)
  • command-leadership (28)
  • Company (8)
  • compentencies (43)
  • construction (97)
  • country (1)
  • courage (5)
  • courage to be safe (28)
  • culture (5)
  • decision-making (51)
  • decisions (3)
  • deconstrucion (1)
  • Deconstruction (2)
  • demolition (1)
  • Deployment (13)
  • destiny (4)
  • development (2)
  • Disaster Response (3)
  • duty (3)
  • dynamics (16)
  • education (11)
  • EGH (5)
  • Engineered (7)
  • Engineered Structural Systems (21)
  • engineered systems (9)
  • events (7)
  • explosion (8)
  • failures (28)
  • Fatalities (15)
  • FDIC (2)
  • FDNY (26)
  • FEMA (1)
  • fire behavior (77)
  • fire chief (1)
  • Fire Flow (6)
  • Fire Protection Engineering (15)
  • fire service (16)
  • Fire Service Tradition (22)
  • fire suppression (82)
  • fire-prevention-education (4)
  • fire-rescue-topics (11)
  • firefighter (21)
  • Firefighter Memorial Weekend (2)
  • firefighter-safety-health (77)
  • firefighting (43)
  • firefighting-operations (212)
  • fires (54)
  • first-due (25)
  • floors (20)
  • fortitude (9)
  • Future (1)
  • gas leak (4)
  • Generations (3)
  • hazards (6)
  • hazmat (1)
  • health (1)
  • high-rise (7)
  • Highrise (8)
  • History Repeating Event (31)
  • honor (14)
  • hydraulics (2)
  • IAFC (4)
  • IAFF (1)
  • in-the-line-of-duty (35)
  • incidents (3)
  • inspections (4)
  • leadership (6)
  • lessons (9)
  • line-of-duty (31)
  • LODD (84)
  • Lumber (8)
  • LVL (1)
  • major-incidents (32)
  • management (1)
  • Manufacturing (1)
  • mass-casualty-incident (6)
  • Mayday (30)
  • mentoring (4)
  • Multipl Alarm (2)
  • Naum (24)
  • near-miss (5)
  • NETC (1)
  • NFA (4)
  • NFFF (12)
  • NFPA (10)
  • NIOSH (30)
  • NIST (13)
  • NMRS (4)
  • occupancies (27)
  • Officers (3)
  • operations (12)
  • ordinary (4)
  • placard (1)
  • Planning (2)
  • pre-planning (20)
  • professional development (17)
  • Protection (1)
  • qualifications (4)
  • Recommendations (5)
  • Remembrance (18)
  • Renovations (2)
  • Reports (14)
  • rescues (1)
  • research (22)
  • residential (12)
  • response (2)
  • risk (7)
  • risk-based assessment (35)
  • Risk-preferring (6)
  • RIT (6)
  • roof (3)
  • Safety (9)
  • Safety Culture (20)
  • scenario (2)
  • size-up (26)
  • Skills (7)
  • special-operations (3)
  • Sprinklers (6)
  • staffing (1)
  • standpipe (1)
  • statistics (5)
  • strategies (21)
  • structure fires (22)
  • study (3)
  • survival (2)
  • symposium (2)
  • Systems (1)
  • Systems and Assemblies (5)
  • tactics (15)
  • Taking it to the Streets (12)
  • Technology (2)
  • technology-communications (1)
  • Ten Minutes in the Street (4)
  • timber (1)
  • Tpical Report Series (1)
  • tradition (6)
  • training (17)
  • training-development (30)
  • training-fire-rescue-topics (11)
  • Trapped (6)
  • Truss (6)
  • UL (3)
  • Uncategorized (150)
  • Urban Search and Rescue (1)
  • USAR (1)
  • USFA (9)
  • vacant (4)
  • ventilation (1)
  • volunteer (1)
  • Wind Driven (3)
  • Wind Driven Fires (2)
  • Wood Frame (1)
  • WTC (1)
  • Comments
    NIOSH LODD Report Released on Fire and Collapse Which Killed Two Chicago Firefighters | Buildingsonfire.com
    Chicago: Anatomy of a Building and its Collapse
    [...] CommandSafety.com’ s 2010 postings: Chicago: Anatomy of a Building and its Collapse and Chicago: Anatomy of a Building and its Collapse-PDF [...]
    2011-08-05 21:25:03
    NIOSH LODD Report Released on Fire and Collapse Which Killed Two Chicago Firefighters | Buildingsonfire.com
    Vacant Residential Building Fires Report
    [...] The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) United States Fire Administration (USFA) issued a special report examining the characteristics of fires in vacant residential buildings. The report, Vacant Residential Building Fires, was developed by USFA’s National Fire Data Center and provides useful insights and recommendations. Link HERE [...]
    2011-08-05 21:24:44
    NIOSH LODD Report Released on Fire and Collapse Which Killed Two Chicago Firefighters | Command Safety
    Buffalo, NY Three Alarm Fire and Double LODD Report
    [...] Lessons Learned: Buffalo, NY Three Alarm Fire and Double LODD Report [...]
    2011-08-05 21:18:53
    NIOSH LODD Report Released on Fire and Collapse Which Killed Two Chicago Firefighters | Command Safety
    Chicago: Anatomy of a Building and its Collapse
    [...] CommandSafety.com’ s 2010 postings: Chicago: Anatomy of a Building and its Collapse and Chicago: Anatomy of a Building and its Collapse-PDF [...]
    2011-08-05 21:11:01
    NIOSH LODD Report Released on Fire and Collapse Which Killed Two Chicago Firefighters | Command Safety
    Newest NIOSH Alert: Preventing Deaths and Injuries of Fire Fighters at Structure Fires
    [...] Read the Newest NIOSH Alert: Preventing Deaths and Injuries of Fire Fighters at Structure Fires, HERE [...]
    2011-08-05 21:08:04

    Christopher Naum's Discussions

    /* Removes Buzzboost Logo (MBT) */ div #creditfooter{ display: none; }
    Follow Chris Naum

    Mission Critical

    banner ad

    banner ad

    FirefighterNetCast on Blog Talk Radio

    Listen to internet radio with FirefighterNetCast on Blog Talk Radio

    The New Safety Formula: Bk = F2S

    Without understanding the building-occupancy relationships and integrating; construction, occupancies, fire dynamics and fire behavior, risk, analysis, the art and science of firefighting, safety conscious work environment concepts and effective and well-informed incident command management, company level supervision and task level competencies…You are derelict and negligent and "not "everyone may be going home". Our current generation of buildings, construction and occupancies are not as predictable as past conventional construction; risk assessment, strategies and tactics must change to address these new rules of structural fire engagement. There is a need to gain the building construction knowledge and insights and to change and adjust operating profiles in order to safe guard companies, personnel and team compositions. It's all about understanding the building-occupancy relationships and the art and science of firefighting, Building Knowledge = Firefighter Safety (Bk=F2S)

    Addressing Today’s Evolving Fireground

    Lectures,Seminars and Training Programs

    banner ad

    Taking it to the Streets Radio

    • banner ad
    • The Newest radio show on FireFighter Netcast.com at Blogtalk Radio… Taking it to the Streets with Christopher Naum. On the Air Monthly on Firefighter Netcast.com. A Buildingsonfire.com Series and Firefighter Netcast.com Production. Advancing Firefighter Safety and Operational Integrity for the Fire Service through provocative insights and dynamic discussions dedicated to the Art and Science of Firefighting and the Traditions of the Fire Service.

    QR Code for Commandsafety.com

    qrcode

    FireEMS Blogs eNewsletter

    Sign-up to receive our free monthly eNewsletter

    LATEST FIREFIGHTER NEWS

    HOT FORUM DISCUSSIONS

    LATEST ON FIRE ENGINEERING

    FEATURED DISCUSSIONS