October 20, 2020 —The UL Firefighter Safety Research Institute (FSRI) is pleased to partner with the International Society of Fire Service Instructors (ISFSI) to release the new “Understanding and Fighting Basement Fires” online course.This online course explores the results of fire experiments cond
In Patrick Lencioni’s book, The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, he discusses 5 principles that are essential to success as a team. Patrick lists the five dysfunctions as Absence of Trust, Fear of Conflict, Lack of Commitment, Avoidance of Accountability, and Inattention to Results. Let’s discuss how th
Even though the Fire Service is ever changing and ever growing do you ever feel stuck? Do you ever feel like no matter what you do you just aren’t going anywhere? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. I turned 30 this year and entered my 12th year in the fire service. I have often asked myself what am I do
Many articles have been written about the differences in each of the three current generations serving in the fire service: Boomers, Gen Xers, and Millenials. While some from the Greatest Generation continue to serve, soon enough the next generation, Gen Z, will enter our workforce. It is helpful to
The ISFSI Executive Board connected on Wednesday afternoon to hold a healthy conversation regarding how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected your organizations training.