Sun, 28 September 2014
Chief Rob Fling and I discuss the importance of training, wearing your facepiece, the importance of wearing your SCBA correctly, cleaning your gear and taking care of your short term and long term health. This is a must listen regardless of rank.
Sun, 21 September 2014
This week we talk about the Fellowship of Christian Firefighters and interview the president and Missionary Craig Duck.
Sun, 14 September 2014
NFPA 1500 is the Standard on Occupational Health and Safety Programs for Firefighters. Today we look at what it means and what difference it could make for you or your department.
NFPA® 1500 Standard on Fire Department Occupational Safety and Health Program 2013 Edition
Chapter 1 Administration1.1 Scope
Chapter 2 Referenced Publications2.1 General
Chapter 3 Definitions3.1 General
Chapter 4 Fire Department Administration4.1 Fire Department Organizational Statement
Chapter 5 Training, Education, and Professional Development5.1 General Requirements
Chapter 6 Fire Apparatus, Equipment, and Drivers/Operators6.1 Fire Department Apparatus
Chapter 7 Protective Clothing and Protective Equipment7.1 General
Chapter 8 Emergency Operations8.1 Incident Management
Chapter 9 Facility Safety9.1 Safety Standards
Chapter 10 Medical and Physical Requirements10.1 Medical Requirements
Chapter 11 Behavioral Health and Wellness Programs11.1 Behavioral Health Program.
Chapter 12 Occupational Exposure to Atypically Stressful Events12.1 General
Annex A Explanatory Material
Sun, 7 September 2014
Jim McCormack from Fire Department Training Network is an Indianapolis firefighter with a passion for training. In this episode we once again focus on the fundamentals of operating on the fireground, talking about stretching lines, searching, forcible entry and many others. We talk about simplifying the fireground into manageable steps.