Since 1998 NIOSH (National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health) has investigated all duty related firefighter deaths. This is an impartial fact finding mission. Many of these investigations have resulted in NIOSH Line of Duty Death reports. These reports have served as a valuable tool for many classes and can also serve as a daily devotional to honor our fallen brothers and sisters.
You’ve gone to classes to learn how to control a fire or emergency scene, but have you taken any time to learn how to control the media? Yes, you can control the media and even turn them into an asset. Let’s take a closer look at how.
Chief Warrant Officer 3 William Wangaman, right, the deputy planner with Defense Security Cooperation Agency, and Cpl. Ronald Seagrave, a rifleman with 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, cuts through a concrete block with a saw during urban search and rescue training at Treasure Island. See More Galleries
This weeks podcast will look at the basic principles of 'jumpseat ready' and how we all can keep a constant and consistent size up going throughout our days. Either responding from home or while at the station we should always be ready for our next response. Read More from Fire EMS Blogs