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2007 Firefighter and EMS Safety Stand Down. June 17-23, 2007. 73 Days. READY TO RESPOND. 73 Days to Make a Difference. What Does R-T-R Mean to You?. Perspectives As a chief officer As a training officer/instructor As a firefighter To the community. If Not Now, When? If Not Us, Who?.

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2007 firefighter and ems safety stand down

2007Firefighter and EMS Safety Stand Down

June 17-23, 2007


2007 firefighter and ems safety stand down

73 Days


73 days to make a difference

READY TO RESPOND

73 Days to Make a Difference


What does r t r mean to you

What Does R-T-R Mean to You?

  • Perspectives

    • As a chief officer

    • As a training officer/instructor

    • As a firefighter

    • To the community

If Not Now, When?

If Not Us, Who?


Being ready to respond

Being Ready to Respond

  • Being Ready

    • Knowing the job

    • Equipped for the job

    • Fit for the job

    • Prepared for the job

  • Able to Respond

    • Before the call

    • Time of call

    • Enroute to the call

    • At the call

    • Returning from the call

    • Getting ready for the next call

Ready To Respond To Those Who Need Us

*Trained * Equipped * Prepared*


Standdown

Standdown

  • Military application

    • Something(s) went wrong

      • Mission failed

      • People hurt/dead

        • STOP and look at why

  • Where is could / should be used in the fire service

    • Baltimore City LODD

      • Injuries in same recruit class in same neighborhood days before

      • Continued to do same type / level of training without any measurable changes in operation


Why a fire service standdown

Why a Fire Service Standdown?

  • WAKE-UP!!!

    • 100 LODD’s

      • 50 medical

      • 20 responding

      • 10 training

      • 20 directly related to suppression

    • Injuries on plateau

      • 1 of 12 by NFIRS

        • Real #?


How successful were the previous years standdown events

How Successful Were the Previous Years Standdown Events?

  • Did you participate

  • How was is received

  • Was is effective

    • Or just another “rah-rah” event


Getting ready to respond

Getting Ready to Respond

  • Typical Responses

    • Single Family Dwelling Fire

  • Who needs to be Ready to Respond?

    • FF’s

    • Driver/Operators

    • Company Officers

    • Chief Officers

    • Dispatchers

    • Support Personnel


How do we get ready to respond

How Do We Get Ready to Respond?

“The Fire Response Life Cycle”


Fire response life cycle

Fire Response Life Cycle

  • Using a fire response life cycle to build a Ready to Respond training program

    • Before the run

    • Enroute to the scene

    • Arrival and operating on the scene

    • Incident under control

    • Returning and in-quarters


Before the response

Before the Response

  • Before the RUN comes is

    • Apparatus readiness

    • Staffing

    • Alarm assignment

    • Dispatcher roles

    • PPE

    • Response safety

    • SOG’s for operation


Response to the scene

Response to the Scene

  • Driving

    • What does (doesn’t) your policy say

  • Safety practices

    • Seat belts

    • Stop

    • Slow Down

    • Eye contact with other drivers

  • Riding assignments


Arrival at the scene

Arrival at the Scene

  • Incident Command

  • Accountability

  • Company assignments

  • Water supply

  • Pump operations

  • Fire attack

    • NFPA 1410’s

  • Advancing the initial attack line

  • Search & Rescue

  • Scene safety


Incident under control

Incident Under Control

  • Investigation procedures

  • Customer service stuff

  • Salvage

  • Overhaul

  • REHAB

An often overlooked part of the training program


Returning to quarters back in quarters

Returning to Quarters / Back In Quarters

  • Securing equipment used at scene

  • Cleaning and servicing

  • Backing up into the station

  • Gear cleaning

  • Servicing of equipment

  • Paperwork

Getting Ready to Respond Again


Resources

Resources

  • www.iafc.org/standdown

    • Sign-up for email

    • Lesson plans

    • Resources

  • www.firefighterclosecalls.com

    • Current events

    • Weekly fire drills

    • Photo gallery

    • Things we did right

  • www.firefighternearmiss.com

    • Report of the week

    • Studies, reports, statistics


Some methods of training

Some Methods of Training

  • NIOSH Report Review

    • Make a LODD relate to your department

  • Website research assignment

    • Photos, case studies, assignments to get a hold of current issues

  • NFPA 1500 Breakdown

    • Review a chapter a day to determine compliance

      • Don’t forget about the occupational health stuff


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