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Developing a Lock Out / Tag Out SOP

Hello everyone.  I was wondering if anyone had any uselful info on developing an SOP for LO/TO.  I am new at this so any information, tips, or current SOPs would be useful.  Thanks again.Continue

Started Dec 22, 2013


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Matthew Kelly joined Dan Rice's group

Aggressive Firefighting

The purpose of this group is to discuss aggressive firefighting tactics and understand that safety can be a part of them at the same time.See More
Dec 25, 2013
Matthew Kelly joined Brad Hoff's group

The Battalion.TV: True Reality, Truly Unscripted

The brothers and sisters in this group are dedicated to promoting the World's ONLY web based Firefighter Reality series showcasing firefighters and their departments across the the U.S., Canada, Mexico and soon beyond.The True Reality Truly Unscripted Webisodes not only show the daily lives of firefighters and other first responders, it's about the JOB & the BROTHERHHOD. The website also provides "Real Life" Training and often features free live web feeds with training you can use.Supported…See More
Dec 25, 2013
Matthew Kelly joined Anthony Avillo's group

Fireground Strategies -- Test Prep -- Multiple Choice Scenarios

For those members preparing for a promotional exam or who just want to challenge their decision-making skills. Scenarios will be posted. Answers will be provided a few days later. Discussion or arguements can follow.See More
Dec 25, 2013
Matthew Kelly joined Scott Thompson's group


A resource for Company Officers to assist with the delivery of company level training.See More
Dec 25, 2013
Matthew Kelly joined Skip Coleman's group

Street Smart Fire Officer

Becoming an officer is a daunting task. Becoming a good officer on the fireground is even harder. This group will concentrate on Fireground operations and the decisions that fire officers of all ranks make. I will post scenarios and ask question.See More
Dec 25, 2013
Matthew Kelly joined J. Spaulding's group

Props and Training Aids

Share training aids and props that you have seen, or built.See More
Dec 25, 2013
Matthew Kelly joined Mike Donahue's group

Technical Rope Rescue

Rope Rescue Techniques and Equipment Are Discussed.
Dec 25, 2013
Matthew Kelly joined Christopher Huston's group

Suburban Fire Tactics

Suburban Fire Tactics is a forum to research, document and share the challenges and solutions encountered by firefighters and fire department administrators operating in urban interfaces.Suburban Fire Tactics is not a be-all, cure-all conclusion the the ailements, hazards and challenges that evolve daily in our industry. Just as the science, infrastructure, tools and mentalities change, so should the tactics used to complete our fundamental mission- to save life, mitigage hazards and preserve…See More
Dec 25, 2013
Matthew Kelly joined Mike Gagliano's group

This House Rocks!

Captain Mike Dugan (FDNY) and Captain Mike Gagliano (Seattle Fire) are having a blast talking with other firefighters are about making their firehouse great... A place everyone wants to work.See More
Dec 25, 2013
Matthew Kelly joined Jeff Crum's group
Dec 25, 2013
Matthew Kelly joined John Salka's group


This group will promote discussion and debate about the many functions, personalities, tactics, training and policies of the FDNY. Whether you are a member of the FDNY or another company or department, you should find some of these issues interesting
Dec 25, 2013
Matthew Kelly joined John O'Connell's group

Structural Collapse Rescue

discuss issues, incidents, causes and prevention of Structural collapse in rescue operations
Dec 25, 2013
Matthew Kelly joined Chuck Fager's group

Forcible Entry/ Forcible Exit!

All things under the heading Forcible entry/ exit. Tools, methods (which are most effective in your area?) , locks, bars, gates, enclosures (What's new on the buildings?), Bolt patterns on commercial occupancy rear doors, Tips and tricks!
Dec 25, 2013
Matthew Kelly joined International Society of Fire Service Instructors's group

Becoming a Better Instructor!

A group to discuss becoming a better instructors!
Dec 25, 2013
Matthew Kelly joined Chuck Fager's group

Tommy Truck

Looking for personal experiences/stories of how Tom Brennan inspired, lead, or taught you about firefighting. From Random Thoughts, to war stories of the hey day in Brooklyn's Nut House, to growing up in his household.
Dec 25, 2013
Matthew Kelly joined Skip Coleman's group

Searching Smarter

This group will discuss issues related to searching related to structural firefighting.See More
Dec 25, 2013

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City of New Britain
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Professional Qualifications:
FF I/II, Rescue Technican, Paramedic, EMS- Instructor, Fire Service Instructor

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