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Live Burn Training

Started this discussion. Last reply by Paul Montpetit Mar 30, 2009. 11 Replies

Volunteer Accountability System

Started this discussion. Last reply by Leroy Jan 15, 2010. 30 Replies

 

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Leroy replied to OCFD156's discussion Volunteer Accountability System
"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…"
Jan 15, 2010
AL Ursich replied to OCFD156's discussion Volunteer Accountability System
"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…"
Jan 14, 2010
ETHANROYALL replied to OCFD156's discussion Live Burn Training
"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…"
Mar 30, 2009
Ben Waller replied to OCFD156's discussion Live Burn Training
"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…"
Mar 25, 2009
groundhog7 replied to OCFD156's discussion Live Burn Training
"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…"
Mar 25, 2009
Bob Ulrich replied to OCFD156's discussion Live Burn Training
"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…"
Mar 25, 2009
Aussie Fire replied to OCFD156's discussion Live Burn Training
"Don't forget to take lots of photos and add them to this site - photos of training sessions are a great learning tool for others"
Mar 13, 2009
Julie replied to OCFD156's discussion Live Burn Training
"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…"
Mar 13, 2009
Mike Schlags (Captain Busy) Retd left a comment for OCFD156
"noted that you are already taking advantage of the FFN site with your post of live burns. you already got it... this is a great resource and tool for you to use. enjoy!"
Mar 10, 2009
Harry Rogers replied to OCFD156's discussion Live Burn Training
"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…"
Mar 10, 2009
Steve replied to OCFD156's discussion Volunteer Accountability System
"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…"
Mar 6, 2009
AL Ursich replied to OCFD156's discussion Volunteer Accountability System
"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. Good Luck, AL"
Mar 6, 2009
Kimberly A Bownas replied to OCFD156's discussion Volunteer Accountability System
"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…"
Mar 6, 2009
Reg Mathis replied to OCFD156's discussion Volunteer Accountability System
"I still can't get over the fact that you have 40-50 FF's show up at a structure fire! On most of our runs, we're lucky to get 8!! Now just follow all the good advice about Accountability......"
Mar 6, 2009
William Murphy replied to OCFD156's discussion Volunteer Accountability System
"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…"
Mar 6, 2009
Dennis Brown replied to OCFD156's discussion Volunteer Accountability System
"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…"
Mar 5, 2009

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Training Officer
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At 12:43pm on March 10, 2009, Mike Schlags (Captain Busy) Retd said…
noted that you are already taking advantage of the FFN site with your post of live burns. you already got it... this is a great resource and tool for you to use. enjoy!
At 1:58am on February 28, 2009, Fireyladd - Chief Sharp said…
welcome to the Nation. I am glad you dropped in to join the group. Dont be shy just jump in anywhere and get your feet wet. There is lots to do, read and be involved with. Your participation and involvement is important to us all. Takes a bit to kinda figure it all out but you will be glad you did. Have fun and look around.


Chief William Sharp
Southern Oregon Coast
At 6:02pm on February 27, 2009, Filiberto Rodriguez said…

Welcome to the family where the language and reasoning important the Border is not in our work is to save lives regardless of color, religion or social position, much less. The important thing in our work does not need language to communicate, or borders to help.
Greetings from Mexico.
you’re new friend Filiberto.

 
 
 

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