A TI is useless in the hands of an inexperienced operator, so be sure to keep in mind these three golden rules.
Developing a standpipe bag that includes all the equipment necessary to be successful is a key measure that can be performed in advance of a fire to improve operational success.
People’s time is valuable and limited, and you want to make the most out of every post.
The most common route of exposure for firefighters is through inhalation.
Having a TI with the crew during a fire attack is critical to meeting our goals.
We, as educators of our craft, need to reach a broad range of students with different learning styles.
A TI is a valuable tool for many applications and should not be overlooked when RIT operations are needed on the fire scene.
“We can’t train today’s firefighters like we were trained, because the fire service we were trained for no longer exists.”
Ensure that when you train, you train toward a purpose and set high expectations. Do not waste your people’s time with poor training.
A systems familiarization from Fire Marshal Patrick Nicholson of Kittitas County, Washington,