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Journal Entry #52

Dear brothers and sisters,

I missed you all at FDIC this year (home with a temporary medical issue) while Fire Engineering rolled out my new book. I’ve heard from many of you regarding same, seeking information. I’m very proud of this project and wish you a healthy career and safe operations always!

Ronnie K

Chief Ron Kanterman has compiled the most comprehensive manual on occupational safety and health for the fire service to date. This desk reference is the ultimate guide book and newest tool in the tool box for Company Officers, Chief Officers and Health & Safety Officers, to help fire departments operate within some acceptable parameters of health and safety. Chief Kanterman did the work for you. Here are the concepts and resources you will find in this book:

  • Over 20 sample SOP’s to use as starter documents
  • A summary of over 25 NFPA standards relating to health and safety
  • A sample Risk Management Plan (RMP-NFPA1500) to use as starter document
  • A sample specification for Turn Out Gear
  • A sample Fitness and Wellness starter program
  • Sample Infection/Exposure Control program
  • Risk Management Concepts
  • Scene safety on the fire ground and on highways and roadways
  • An overview of nationally used and recognized programs sponsored by the IAFC, IAFF, NFFF and others
  • Training Safety
  • Cancers-Causes and Mitigation Measures
  • Codes and standards that dictate or can be referenced within the area firefighter health and safety
  • Leadership, Tying Fire Prevention to FF Safety, Technical Rescue, WUI and more

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A portion of the proceeds from this book go to the NFFF and FCSN

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