Posts tagged with "Fire Policies"
Turnout gear service life: Will we ever have clear 'keep or retire' guidelines?Determining what gear can be reasonably expected to survive and for how long is still subject to interpretation
Little things mean a lot, especially concerning your PPEIt all comes down to proper fit and use, post-incident reviews, and policies and procedures
S.D. volunteer firefighter learns of suspension while in UkraineGreg Zimmerman says fellow firefighters said he should not have worn Wentworth gear in Ukraine, but the chief says that's not the problem
Modifications to firefighter PPEIn this video, Gordon Graham highlights the danger of adding unauthorized accessories to personal protective equipment
How can we call ourselves a professional fire service when members won't even wear PPE?A reader states: "We can’t even get our members to wear their PPE, SCBA or even seatbelts? I see pictures online of guys in jeans with coats wide open."
A case study in ditching ‘Dirty Helmet Syndrome’ – and where we can still improveFour ways fire departments can continue the landslide of positive and productive behaviors to protect our members
Walking the walk: How FDs are setting the example to cure ‘Dirty Helmet Syndrome’Fire service leaders share what works at their departments
Face masks: Here’s what cops, firefighters, medics and COs have to say about use, policy and effectivenessNearly one-third of public safety personnel do not get a department-issued face mask, plus other key findings from nearly 4,000 survey responses
Firefighters and masks: Survey highlights division within the ranks3 highlights from our recent survey on public safety mask policies and usage
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