"Yes, I was taking an Instructor Orientation Workshop for Fundamentals of Firefighting (it is an OSHA level firefighting course that covers about 60% of Firefighter I) and as the Instructor went around the room having everyone…"
"I agree with you 100%! If we want our firefighters to be smart, we must teach the why. I have been including this topic in my FDIC presentation for the past 12 years, and I often get asked this question. I strongly believe that several…"
"-Our official policy is that no member will use any type of photographic instrument or technology at any time unless they have first been granted permission from the Fire Chief or his designee.
-This is not just department policy but also a…"
"it was not an easy step as far as the dash cams and helmet cams go but after getting alot of input as to how and when they get used going from 1 dash cam to 12 with helmet cams was not hard.but you hit the nail on the head the videos are for our…"
"It is a gray area in our department. Right now I believe I am the only one who wears a helmet cam. It only gets turned on for fires, and the occasional training. I keep the videos for my own use, and post them on YouTube as private and unsearchable…"
Fire Officer I, Fire Instructor I, Haz-Mat Technician, Advanced Auto Extrication, Confined Space Rescue
Topics you provide training for:
Positive Pressure Ventilation,Vehicle Firefighting, American Heart Assoc. CPR/First Aid Instructor, Auto Extrication, Fundamentals of Firefighting, Firefighter I, Firefighter II, Incident Safety Officer, NIMS, Leadership I, Preparation for Initial Company Operations, HazMat Operations, Rescuing the Rescuer
Areas of expertise:
Joined the Fire Dept. in 1991 at the age of 16. Became Captain in 2002. Became Asst. Chief in 2004. Started my own business in 2004 servicing commercial HVAC equipment and installing/servicing building automation controls.
Please help me and the Riverview Volunteer Fire Department Relay for Life Team reach its goal. This link will take you to a page that will accept on-line donations. Thank you for helping us fight cancer.…
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