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ISO Asks for Feedback on Potential Revisions to the FSRS
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Christopher Naum, SFPE Nov 5, 2008.

Command Dysfunction & Melt-down
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Christopher Naum, SFPE Jul 26, 2008.

Take the time to Remember Two LODD events this week and the Lessons Learned
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Dennis E Sampson Jul 1, 2008.

Remembering The Charleston Nine- One year later
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Christopher Naum, SFPE Jun 18, 2008.

Remembering the FDNY Father's Day Fire, 2001
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Bill Sullivan Aug 12, 2008.

 

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Command Safety

Forum on mission critical challenges during combat fire engagement in the areas of; Building Construction, Risk, Operations, Behaviors & Safety supporting the 16 Firefighter Life Safety Initiatives and advocating advancements in fire service safety.See More
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Command Safety

Forum on mission critical challenges during combat fire engagement in the areas of; Building Construction, Risk, Operations, Behaviors & Safety supporting the 16 Firefighter Life Safety Initiatives and advocating advancements in fire service safety.See More
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Command Safety

Forum on mission critical challenges during combat fire engagement in the areas of; Building Construction, Risk, Operations, Behaviors & Safety supporting the 16 Firefighter Life Safety Initiatives and advocating advancements in fire service safety.See More
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Buildingsonfire

Buildingsonfire.com; An Informational, Reference and Training site Dedicated to the Art & Science of Building Construction, Firefighting and Command Risk Management Hosted by Christopher J. Naum, SFPE,
Aug 23, 2013
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Command Safety

Forum on mission critical challenges during combat fire engagement in the areas of; Building Construction, Risk, Operations, Behaviors & Safety supporting the 16 Firefighter Life Safety Initiatives and advocating advancements in fire service safety.See More
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Command Safety

Forum on mission critical challenges during combat fire engagement in the areas of; Building Construction, Risk, Operations, Behaviors & Safety supporting the 16 Firefighter Life Safety Initiatives and advocating advancements in fire service safety.See More
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Buildingsonfire

Buildingsonfire.com; An Informational, Reference and Training site Dedicated to the Art & Science of Building Construction, Firefighting and Command Risk Management Hosted by Christopher J. Naum, SFPE,
Jan 16, 2013
Christopher Naum, SFPE commented on P.J. Norwood's blog post Today's Leadership
"Excellent insights..."
Sep 2, 2012
Sil Caggiano replied to Christopher Naum, SFPE's discussion It’s more than just Size-Up; Situational Awareness and Dynamic Risk Assessment in the group Command Safety
"Art you really hit the nail on the head. MY SA quality is DIRECTLY connected to my ability to obtain good information from my interior companies and my Safety Officer and visa versa. I have often modified my IAP based not on what I see but…"
Jul 22, 2012
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Adaptive Fireground Management for Company and Command Officers-FDIC 2012

"Looking foward to this presentation and talking with you!"
Apr 8, 2012
Christopher Huston left a comment for Christopher Naum, SFPE
"Thanks for the add! Your sites have been a great reference tool, I will see you in Indy and will make sure to say hi!"
Mar 23, 2012
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The Ides of March: Learning and Remembrance

Operational SafetyHere are five (5) NIOSH Firefighter LODD Event report summaries for incidents that occurred in the March 4th through the 8th time frame in the years 1998, 2001, 2002, 2008.Take the time to look over the event summaries, discuss and comment on the factors that lead to the events and the recommendations formulated from the subsequent investigations.Take the opportunity to identify the common themes and apparent causes…See More
Mar 18, 2012
Christopher Naum, SFPE commented on Christopher Naum, SFPE's group Buildingsonfire
"  Here’s a promo for the program; “Adaptive Fireground Management for Company and Command Officers”: that will be presented at the Fire Department Instructors Conference- FDIC on Thursday April 19, 2012…"
Mar 18, 2012

Profile Information

Lives in:
Syracuse, New York
Department:
Command Institute, Washington, DC
Title/rank:
Chief of Training
Years of public service:
39 years
Agency structure:
other
Professional Qualifications:
Thirty-nine years of national and international experience in fire protection, incident command management, training and field operations within the fire service. Tactical Theorist. Former Architect, Fire Protection Engineer, College Fire Science Department Coordinator, company and command officer in both municipal and industrial fire service settings.
Adjunct Instructor, National Fire Academy, MD
Former Second Vice President, ISFSI
Board of Directors; IAFC, SH&S Section 2006-2011
NFFF/EHG Firefighter Safety Advocate NYS
Contributing Editor to wide variety of fire service publications and eMedia
Professional member grade; SFPE
Topics you provide training for:
Building Construction, Building Construction Systems for Command & Company Officers, Fireground Leadership, Tactical Operations, Building Construction for Today's Fire Service, Tactical Discipline and Tactical Patience, Lessons from the Fireground, Adaptive Fireground Management, Operational Excellence on Today's Evolving Fireground, Firefighting Operations in Large Area Mansions and Residence.
Areas of expertise:
Architecture, Building Construction; Design, Building Systems, Fire Behavior and Structural Collapse, Fire Protection Engineering, Command Risk Management, Strategic Decision-making and Tactical Command Safety, Firefighter Occupational Safety and Health, Collapse Rescue, Command and Operation-Urban Search and Rescue.
Bio:
A 39-year fire service veteran and a highly regarded national instructor, author, lecturer and fire officer, he is a distinguished authority on building construction issues affecting the fire and emergency services and has traveled throughout the United States and internationally delivering training programs on building construction, command management and operational safety.

He is the Chief of Training for the Command Institute in D.C, and is the immediate past Second Vice President with the International Society of Fire Service Instructors and a past member of the Board of Directors, IAFC Safety, and Health & Survival Section. A Contributing Editor with Firehouse Magazine and Firehouse.com where he authors the Buildings on Fire column and the Buildingsonfire blog series, he served as an adjunct Instructor with the National Fire Academy and is a National Fallen Firefighter Foundation/Everyone Goes Home, Firefighter Safety Advocate.

A former architect and fire protection engineer he was the 1987 ISFSI George D. Post National Fire Instructor of the Year and is a Consultant and technical reviewer to the NIOSH Firefighter Fatality Investigation and Prevention Program and Firefighter LODD Reports.

He is a Tactical Theorist and is actively involved in researching and developing emerging and cutting edge strategic and tactical operational methodologies, concepts and practices based on emerging fire research to improved fireground operations and firefighter safety and is active in numerous national fire service agenda programs, committees and initiatives that will define the fire and emergency services in training and operations in the years ahead. Chief Naum is the Executive Producer of the informational portal Buildingsonfire.com dedicated to building construction, command risk management and firefighter safety.

Chief Naum is also the producer and editor of three other highly regarded FiregroundLeadership.com [formerly CommandSafety.com], TheFireOfficer.com [formerly TheCompanyOfficer.com], TheBattalionChief.com [4Q14] and manages numerous interactive eMedia programs on Facebook, Twitter, FireEngineering.com, Firerescue.com and FirefighterNation.com.
Web site:
http://commandsafety.com

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At 9:11pm on March 22, 2012, Christopher Huston said…

Thanks for the add! Your sites have been a great reference tool, I will see you in Indy and will make sure to say hi!

At 6:18pm on January 6, 2012, Timothy Patrick said…

Hi Chris! That looks like it might be a Moyers Corners Rig behind you in that picture. I recall meeting you briefly just before you went off to serve on (NFPAAdvisory Board, I think it was..) That was about25 years ago or somewhere thereabouts.Anyway I spotted your name on the website, and said, hey, I remember that name, so I thought I'd drop you a line, oh, and Ijoined your forum too. - Tim Patrick

 
 
 

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