Tag Archives: Firefighter Safety

Adjusting Your Fire Suppression Tactics Based on Modern Research

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Recently the International Society of Fire Service Instructors put out a Position Statement on Fire Dynamic Research in Tactical Operations based on the Spartanburg, SC research, which was conducted by International Society of Fire Service Instructors (ISFSI) and the National Institute of Standards & Technology (NIST) who partnered with the South Carolina Fire Academy, City […]

Analysis of Firetruck Crashes and Associated Firefighter Injuries in the United States

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Approximately 500 firefighters are involved in fatal firetruck crashes each year and 1 out of 100 of these occupants dies as a result of the crash.

Fire Dynamics Simulation of 2011 Baltimore County LODD- 30 Dowling Circle

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Fire Dynamics Simulation model provided insight on the route of fire spread, the rapid fire growth leading to flashover of the second and third level, and the benefits of compartmentation on slowing fire and smoke spread.

The Ides of March: Learning and Remembrance

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Take the opportunity to identify the common themes and apparent causes of some past events.

2012 Safety and Health Week Theme, New Website Announced

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2012 Safety and Health Week Theme, New Website Announced. The International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) and the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) recently announced that Rules You Can Live By will be the theme for the 2012 International Fire/EMS Safety and Health Week, to be held June 17-23.

The Fireground; Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

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The Fireground; Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow It will always still be about….. The Brotherhood Honor Courage Protection Fortitude Duty We have assumed that the routiness or successes of past operations and incident responses equates with predictability and diminished risk to our firefighting personnel Our current generation of buildings, construction and occupancies are not as predictable […]

New Sensor System Tracks Firefighters Where GPS Fails

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New Sensor System Tracks Firefighters Where GPS Fails. Portable device locates missing firefighters–saves time and maybe lives

Apartment Complex Under Construction: Rapid Deployment and Operations

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Safety and accountability are high priorities at multiple alarm incidents involving a construction site. A rapidly advancing fire in an apartment building complex under construction was managed and controlled without incident. How prepared are you and your company?

Checking your Compass

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As a Company Officer; have you checked your compass lately? Do you know where you are?

Three Firefighters Injured in Residential Collapse

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Floor and wall collapse at a residential fire sends three firefighters into the basement and results in RIT rescues.

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