By Chief Adam K. Thiel, FR1 Editorial Advisor The 2012 provisional data from the U.S. Fire Administration is reason for optimism. It seems likely that the many efforts across the fire and emergency services to reduce firefighter fatalities are paying off. Yet the statistics suggest some areas for us to focus to keep reducing LODDs in the coming years.Health and wellness
A friend who is a successful builder recently told me about hiring a carpenter, who became one of his most loyal and valuable employees. Every step he took is directly applicable to the fire service.So what did he do?
Eye protection is critical on or off duty. Gargoyles delivers tactical ANSI protection with a perfect combination of our Mission Series - Ballistic Defense Lenses. Protect your eyes from the elements, you only have one set.
Pathmaker Network Radios provide dynamic wireless, mobile, ad-hoc networking communications without reliance on network infrastructure. Pathmaker Radio users become their own network, which makes the radios ideal for use in remote locations where no infrastructure exists or where the infrastructure has been destroyed or overloaded.
Often we see a test as a means to pass or fail someone from a class. However, is this the right way to use a test? The answer should be a resounding no. When was the last time you saw a patch on someone's arm bearing a test score?Assess to improve
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