This week The Firefighter Training Podcast is looking at the word reference (s) in the context of the fire service. This applies to training, incidents, dealing with people and instructing.
This week The Firefighter Training Podcast asks the question, “Are You Smarter Than Your Instructor?” When you arrive at an incident scene are you operating by SOP or by habit? When is this incident not like the last one?
This week The Firefighter Training Podcast talks about the overuse and casual attitudes and behaviors that surround the word mentor.
This week The Firefighter Training Podcast interviews Retired Chief Charles Werner and General Manager Forrest Wieder about an APP that will give you real time hazardous material and rail car contents across the US and Canada.
If You have rail in your community or respond mutual aid to a community that has rail, than this APP is for you.
This week The Firefighter Training Podcast discusses the three choices that all of us have as firefighters, both in our own lives and on the job whether career, volunteer or on call.
1.) Give a C A N report for arrival.
2.) What impact does the tile roof have on construction and/or tactics.
3.) Where does the first line go?
4.) What are you doing about the garage area?
5.) Vertical ventilation or not? What ventilation will you use if any?
This week the Firefighter Training Podcast Interviews Greg Howard who has experience as a career and an on-call firefighter in British Columbia.
I talk about the similarities and the differences between the US and Canada.
Develop a haz mat plan for this incident.
With all cylinders tied together what are the failsafes and shut offs?
How long will it take for an entry team to get inside?
Because you are in a building, what other considerations must be thought of?
Train on the DOT guidebook and WISER.