Fire Engineering Training Community

Where firefighters come to talk training

Spring is here and it’s time to do a little spring cleaning but, be careful what you ask for. Would it be interesting to tell the 1 year rookie to “get rid of everything that doesn’t get used anymore” and then see what ends up at the dumpster? Along with the items shown in the picture might also be conversation, common sense, station cookware and boxes of unfinished projects. While many things should change as our profession progresses some basic fundamental social activities should remain including meal time.

Can you tell crew dynamics by which stations cook and eat together?

Is there regular activity and conversation around the kitchen table or is everyone separated and scattered throughout the station glued to a television, computer or phone?

Is the dust on the station training manuals thicker than the dust behind the Capt’s desk?

Have the guys ever seen the chief actually put bunker gear on?

So do we just make sure the cobwebs are removed from the corners in those high to reach places or help remove a little stale complacency that we ALL have.

Views: 881

Comment

You need to be a member of Fire Engineering Training Community to add comments!

Join Fire Engineering Training Community

Policy Page

CONTRIBUTORS NOTE

Our contributors' posts are not vetted by the Fire Engineering technical board, and reflect the views and opinions of the individual authors. Anyone is welcome to participate.

For vetted content, please go to www.fireengineering.com/archive/.

Fire Engineering Editor in Chief Bobby Halton
We are excited to have you participate in our discussions and interactive forums. Before you begin posting, please take a moment to read our policy page. -- Bobby Halton

Be Alert for Spam
We actively monitor the community for spam, however some does slip through. Please use common sense and caution when clicking links. If you suspect you've been hit by spam, e-mail peter.prochilo@clarionevents.com.

FE Podcasts


Check out the most recent episode and schedule of
UPCOMING PODCASTS

© 2020   Created by fireeng.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service