This video is intended to help promote discussion on Ventilation Operations - Tactics and Safety.......What are YOUR answers to the following questions?
1. Does your Department open roofs or do you only use PPV?
2. What's your procedure for ventilating a pitched roof?
3. Why or why not use a roof ladder?
4. Have you trained on working from an Aerial or Tower Ladder?
5. What precautions do you take so members don't fall THROUGH, OFF or get trapped ON the roof?
6. What's your backup plan if your primary egress gets cut off and a secondary hasn't been established?
7. Do you carry a Personal Safety/ Escape System?
Train, Be Prepared, Stay Safe, Make the Save - SURVIVE!
Dale G. Pekel