Archive for the 'firefighter training' Category

So you want to be a fire officer; here are the four key roles you will need to play. Read this article where it first appeared on

Reviewing the safety considerations, interagency planning and preplanning tools to aid firefighters. Read this article where it first appeared on fir...View Details

Hazmat training should include the four types of radiation, and how time, distance and shielding can protect firefighters from exposure. Read this art...View Details

New Federal Aviation Administration guidelines announced for fire departments. Read this article where it first appeared on

What firefighters need to know about mitigating electrical emergencies.

In the years since Sept. 11, 2001, firefighters have been elevated in TV shows, movies and advertising as modern heroes.

A sense of responsibility, being trustworthy and having a positive attitude are three step you need to succeed in your career and in your personal lif...View Details

Firefighters must learn to use the two-way portable two-way radio. If there is ever a moment of equality in the fire service, it is when the microphon...View Details

Railway disasters are growing more frequent and more severe. They can happen in any community and firefighters must know how to respond safely and eff...View Details

Post Incident Analysis

Whether you are starting your career as a firefighter or a seasoned officer, getting the most out of an incident critique makes you and your departmen...View Details

Here are the primary treatments currently being used to treat firefighter experiencing Post-traumatic Stress Disorder. Acronyms for the various therap...View Details

PTSD Part One - Symptoms

Firefighters need to recognize and understand the symptoms of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder as it relates to our profession.  Read this article where...View Details