We often think of training as those times when we are sitting in a classroom or gathered as a group to conduct some type of evolution. While these formal concepts are often great trainings, they are not the foundation upon which success is built. The company level needs-based training is truly the
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Training is so much more than teaching people firefighting skills; it is also about teaching them how to be firefighters. My father was a Chicago firefighter for 40 years. He belonged to what I have come to regard as the greatest generation of the American fire service. Most of us are familiar wi
I recently found myself at a conference of firefighters and officers from all across the United States and Canada. During the conference, the usual classes and seminars took place covering the usual gamut of topics in the modern fire service: response to active assailants, diversity in the fire ser
Recently I had the opportunity to attend research tests conducted by UL. As Director Kerber and his crew conducted multiple fire tests, the crowd of firefighters from across the country mingled sharing stories and asking questions as they witnessed the research being conducted.