Periodically I talk to women firefighters about the issues they are having in their departments related to the male firefighter mindset against them in their departments. The behavior borders on discrimination, harassment, hostile workplace, hazing and bullying coupled with plain rudeness making many women firefighters fear for their safety.
I just got off the phone this morning…Continue
Looking at the statistics for 2009 Firefighter Fatalities there are three main causes of firefighter deaths – CARDIAC ARREST, APPARATUS SPEED and FAILURE TO WEAR YOUR SEATBELTS.
I know that you do not have a death wish so a bit of advice labeled as:
MURPHY’S THREE RULES FOR LONGEVITY:
1) BUCKLE YOUR SEATBELTS before any vehicle you drive or sit in moves from the apparatus bay, parking lot or your garage
2) SLOW DOWN – you cannot help…
Added by John K. Murphy on March 2, 2010 at 9:58am — No Comments