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Added by Phil Ambrose on August 13, 2013 at 5:14pm — No Comments
In every AAR (after action review) that I have ever been to, problems with communication ranks in the top three of “what went wrong”. Often the source of frustration is blamed on equipment or new technology or both. Despite all contributing factors, the question remains: Is the message ‘sent’ the message ‘received’ as intended?
Training gives us the…Continue
Added by Phil Ambrose on June 1, 2013 at 1:00am — No Comments
An estimated 90% of the people that die in confined spaces die because of a toxic environment. Understanding that a 1/2 percent of a drop in Oxygen doesn’t sound like much but it’s 5000 PPM of something. How much of a chemical do you need to be toxic or fatal? Bill Bennett from Safety Systems Inc. in Northern VA reinforces what he teaches in the…Continue
Added by Phil Ambrose on May 29, 2013 at 1:16am — No Comments
Under active fire conditions the dangers are extreme and the stakes are high. Upon the declaration of knock-down the fire should be out, victims saved, and acute hazards controlled.
The game is not over. The long term carcinogenic by-products of combustion remain and may even be worse than under active fire conditions. When overhaul begins think of it…Continue
Added by Phil Ambrose on May 29, 2013 at 1:11am — No Comments