What are the challenges of maintaining a balanced approach towards integrating effective risk management, with the demands for effective and highly efficient firefighting; while promoting safety, hazard reduction and injury and LODD reduction with conventional decision-making? Tune in October 26 for a live program on FireFighterNetcast.com
100th Show Join in on FireFighterNetcast.com this Thursday night May 5th at 9pm ET for their 100th show. Stop by and chat with the boys and their special guests…you just never know who’ll drop in…. The direct show link is HERE FireFighterNetcast.com, HERE And to help them celebrate, they’re inviting everyone who’s been a part of Firefighter Netcast […]
While the number of structural fires in the United States continues to decline, firefighter line of duty deaths (LODD) do not exhibit the same rate of proportion decline. A review of both NFPA and USFA Firefighter LODD annual reports, statistics and retrospective studies and analysis suggest a noted change in the adverse trends noted for […]
Captain Bill Gustin, Miami-Dade (FL) Fire Rescue Department, provided a stellar keynote presention during the FDIC 2011 General Session on “The Challenges We Face: Issues Confronting Today’s Fire Service” about the whole FDIC “experience.” We have put too little attention on basic engine company operations!” This was perhaps the message that most resonated from Captain […]
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