This episode is part three of a nine-part serious on dangerous mindsets that first responders can develop and I offer some advice for dealing with each. This week we talk about the Specialist, (a.k.a. The Know-it-all).
Length: 33 minutes
A specialist is someone who takes the effort to acquire a higher level of training on a specialty topic. A specialist can be a tremendous asset, especially when an incident occurs that requires their specialized knowledge, skills and abilities. However, a specialist can also present special challenges for department personnel.
Safety Dance (1982)
Men Without Hats
GMC – Virgin Records
Situational Awareness Matters! website
Firefighter Near Miss Reporting System
Contact Rich Gasaway