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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,…

Started by Matthew Kelly

0 Dec 22, 2013

New SCBA low air alarms, good or bad

I wanted to get some opinions from others and see if anyone can convince me that the new standards for Low Air Alarms is a good thing.  I p…

Started by Ron Becknell

0 Nov 23, 2013

policy assistance needed

My Chief ordered all of us to remove lights and decals from our helmets. At first, we were told to remove them until they could verify comp…

Started by Eric Kersey

0 Nov 21, 2013

supply hose question

Did some looking and I can't put an exact answer together. What is the advantage or disadvantage to leaving the terminal end of your supply…

Started by Justin Renner

2 Nov 12, 2013
Reply by Gary R. Burgin

Volunteer Engine Company Training Ideas

I am looking for some assistance, I am an officer at an all volunteer fire department with approximately 30 active personnel and yet only a…

Started by Eric Michael Ziegelhofer

10 Sep 23, 2013
Reply by Nick Miller

We Should Be Hearing All About Mike Behette Today, Rather Than Knowing So Much About the Navy Yard Shooter.

Here we go again.   By now, we know way too much about the coward with anger management issues who killed a dozen innocent people yesterday…

Started by John Mitchell

0 Sep 17, 2013

A Community Member Has Lost Everything

I'm not sure if everyone has heard, and I hope my friend PJ doesn't get pissed off at me for letting everyone know that during the recent C…

Started by Bobby Halton

2 Sep 13, 2013
Reply by Bobby Halton

HAZMAT Discussion: Bitumen

HAZMAT Discussion: Bitumen, Class 3 Index (DOT ERG ID & Guide 1999 & 130 [Asphalt]) Most U.S. pipelines were made to transport oil,…

Started by Nick Miller

0 Sep 13, 2013

Reality Firefighting TV

We all know that reality TV is huge with our generation and when one show makes it big, a dozen variations of the same show come out shortl…

Started by Justin Renner

0 Sep 10, 2013

Incident Command and The First Minute - What Does He Need To Know?

The process of cognitive decision making is complex and quite rapid. According to research by Dr. Gary Klein, fireground commanders will ma…

Started by Bill Carey

5 Aug 29, 2013
Reply by Lawrence Schultz


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