"Pretty much looks like everyone is on the same page on this one, training is the key!
We also use the 2 tag system, 1 goes to the apparatus you rode on 2nd one goes to ic when you're given an assignment. Being a volunteer myself, I know how…"
"This is some really good stuff. I am looking for pictures of Tags and Boards for research I am doing on making different kinds of tags. I see mentioned the passport system with 3 tags. I will search for more about that.
If you want to send…"
"when we did a live fire training we had three hoses on the carried in and two out side charged ready to go if needed.
we only had one room on "fire" hay bail burning in and a dummy in the couner like a passed out person had to protect the…"
"We enter our new firefighters into our accountability system on their first day of employement.
We require that everyone place themselves in the passport system as soon as they report for work each shift. Accountability is additionally verified at…"
"I think communication is key. Make sure everyone has a written copy of rules, burn plan with equipment, dual ater supplies and other required resources identified and scenarios in hand before you start to do anything. Stick to your plan and…"
"All that I can say, is follow 1403 to the letter, provide for safety at every turn. And conduct wet drills before actual live fire training with all personnel including instructors to make sure everyone is on the same page it will make sure that the…"
"When I was in fire school, during our first live burn, they had us sit in the room next to the fire, and just feel the heat, and take it all in. They also had us do t's z's and o's with our fire streams onto the ceiling to help learn…"
"Even before the students go in be sure that they can leave the SCBA on until they come out. Some people will say " I have not got a fear of small places", and some even get defensive about it. But be sure that there has been enough…"
"You need a qualified safety officer, incident commander get's tags to the first in crew, once safety gets on scene staging should be set up and everyone is to report there. He than controls all crews no one and i mean NO BODY get put to use…"
"I make a Epoxy Dome Color Accountability Tags if I could help you sort it out. Some Departments use color for qualification. Takes the guesswork out of the action rush of making decisions.
"besides leaving the tags at the engine why is there not a staging area where everyone is to go and get their assignments. That is how the freelancing would stop. If you weren't in the staging area and given an assignment then you are…"
"I agree with most everyone else...it sounds like there are some organizational / scene discipline problems. While I am not against pov response (We only allow officers) and most other departments we run AMA with do it, every new member that arrives…"
"Well what we do is the driver of the truck tells each man to leave his tag on the truck or we have a jr.firefighter stand by the fire ground with clipboard and get the tags from each man as they enter fire ground it works well with the jr.because he…"
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