"As I read this I keep thinking there is no reason to change what I have been teaching firefighters for a decade already. I stick with LUNAR for the simple fact L-LOCATION if that is all we get we have the most important part of a Mayday situation. I…"
"Daniel, I will be in Santiago, Chile on the 18th for a few days then I will be in Concepcion and off to Valdivia for a Fire/Rescue Conference. If I have a few days I can fly up to Lima from Santiago....can't be sure at this point but if I can I…"
"With the two foot is what we have done, you're right it may not be an OSHA thing but it is what we have played with. We have a space at the Operating Engineers training site and we played a variety of types of trenchs and we do the two foot gig…"
"Working an operational level trench shoot the bottom first with an autolock strut and work your way up, come in the opposite direction. Using wood and ellis screw jacks work from the top down. If working a deeper than 8ft trench we still start at…"
"I'm only saying 180 degrees from the anchor of the haul line so it puts the resultant force straight down from the overhead anchor, damn hard to explain let's all fly to Lima and build this a few times. And no we have never had a ladder…"
"THe ladder only becomes an issue when it is not used vertical the flatter the angle the higher the resultant force on the ladder. As you said earlier use the beams and the ladder at a steep angle, when rigging the haul system or the Mechanical…"
"With all of the dicussion, I completly agree that trashing gear is foolish, we run a simulator with tempature probes to monitor the temps inside. We have discovered we can get the room to flash without exceeding 400 degrees F at head level of the…"
"Lee, Welcome to the Firefighter Nation. I am glad you joined the group.There is lots to do, read and be involved with. Your participation and involvement is important to us all. Have fun and look around.
Chief William Sharp
Lee, Welcome to the Firefighter Nation. I am glad you joined the group.There is lots to do, read and be involved with. Your participation and involvement is important to us all. Have fun and look around.