(December 15, 2016) Ventilation on the fire ground can help firefighters work more efficiently and help buy time for civilians. Have a discussion about your department’s safety and risk management processes and when you're done, keep the conversation going on Twitter by using #TailboardSafety.
Fire ground safety requires that officers understand the impact that proper and effective ventilation has on visibility and safety. Full understanding and performance is crucial to establishing a safety culture.
Discuss the following:
- Do your officers understand the impact of proper and effective ventilation on visibility and safety at an incident? Is it communicated and is the understanding apparent in enhancing organizational safety culture?
- If yes, discuss how you are successful.
- If no, how can you develop a procedure to accomplish this?
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