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P.J. Norwood's Blog – May 2013 Archive (1)

The Role of the Safety Officer and Radio Communications

In the world of do more with less the Incident Safety Officer (ISO) role is becoming more complex. Your responsibility is the overall safety of the firefighters on scene. This is not the time to be focused on the “small” things such as gloves and chin straps. Those items are important but they need to be addressed ahead of time during training not on the fire ground.

We have seen it time and time again where Incident Commanders (IC) and other command staff miss the MayDay radio…

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Added by P.J. Norwood on May 29, 2013 at 12:44pm — No Comments

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