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It’s more than just Size-Up; Situational Awareness and Dynamic Risk Assessment

Dynamic Risk Assessment is commonly used to describe a process of risk assessment being carried out in a changing or evolving environment,…

Started by Christopher Naum, SFPE

5 Jul 22, 2012
Reply by Sil Caggiano

Laminated Veneer Lumber (LVL)

Laminated Veneer Lumber (LVL) Are you aware of the product and it’s characteristics? Here’s a quick primer, ready or not here it comes in…

Started by Christopher Naum, SFPE

0 Jul 5, 2009

Remembrance Two LODD events and the Lessons Learned

As we approach the July 4th holiday period, two significant LODD incidents previously occurred during this time frame that hold a number…

Started by Christopher Naum, SFPE

0 Jul 3, 2009

Patterns of Firefigher Fireground Injuries Report

According to the NFPA report; Patterns of Firefigher Fireground Injuries, for the 2003-2006 period, there was an estimated annual average…

Started by Christopher Naum, SFPE

0 May 20, 2009

NFPA Vacant Building Fire Report Issued

NFPA Vacant Buildings Fire Report issued by the Fire Analysis and Research Division. Executive Summary Fires in vacant buildings have bec…

Started by Christopher Naum, SFPE

0 May 14, 2009

The 360 Degrees of Safety

The 360 Degrees of Safety The dynamic management of risk is all about effective, informed and decisive decision making during all phases…

Started by Christopher Naum, SFPE

0 Feb 21, 2009

USFA and NVFC Release Updated Health and Wellness Guide for the Volunteer Fire and Emergency Services

The U.S. Fire Administration (USFA), working with the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC), has issued a revised Health and Wellness Gui…

Started by Christopher Naum, SFPE

0 Feb 8, 2009

Fire Service Leaders to Conduct Study to Improve Fire Fighter Safety and Deployment

Funded by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), this firefighter safety and resource deployment study will help governments make…

Started by Christopher Naum, SFPE

0 Feb 8, 2009


Chief Alan Brunacini (1985, 2002) wrote;• We will risk our lives a lot, in a highly calculated and controlled manner, to protect a savable…

Started by Christopher Naum, SFPE

0 Feb 7, 2009

Remembering FDNY Black Sunday…LODDs January 23, 2005

Remembering FDNY Black Sunday…LODD 2005 Take the time to read both NIOSH reports and remember the sacrafice... Three veteran FDNY fire…

Started by Christopher Naum, SFPE

0 Jan 23, 2009


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