I submitted this as part of my Fire Science degree program.
Building construction has had an impact on the outcomes of the firefighter’s ability to survive in a hostile fire environment. The types of construction have evolved over the years, with residential construction be built using lighter and lighter materials. Additionally, the contents of residential occupancies have changed, both in quantity, but also in the what those materials are made of. The increase in contents made of…Continue
Posted on September 28, 2016 at 3:30pm
This is a paper I wrote for a college class. I hope you enjoy.
Ronald Reagan says it pretty clearly; "The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things." All people crave leadership. What makes up leadership, and how can it be defined. How does leadership effect your organization and life? When I speak of the organization, it could mean family, community, workplace or anywhere that…
Posted on September 21, 2016 at 7:00pm
As the leader of your crew, do you know the people you are working alongside? I spend nearly as much time with my crew as my own family. If I want to successfully lead my crew I need to know as much about them as they will allow me to know.
I want to know about their wife and children. I find it enjoyable to see their families grow. I find it hard when they are going through hardships.
Posted on September 4, 2016 at 7:00am
Do those we lead feel safe? Of course we should be providing for their physical safety at all times, and there is a lot of safety considerations that must be made. I am talking about emotional safety.
Do the people on your crew feel safe to make decisions? Do they feel safe to make mistakes?
I am hoping that I have instilled a feeling of safety in my crew to make decisions. Whether in routine station and public situations they should all feel that…
Posted on August 30, 2016 at 7:00am