Archive by category Firefighter Situational Awareness

These articles related to firefighter situational awareness.

Actions of the first-in officer

Actions of the first-in officer

During a recent Flawed Situational awareness program, I engaged the class in a discussion of what the actions of the first-in officer should be once the …

A situational awareness paradigm shift

A situational awareness paradigm shift

Paradigm: A set of assumptions, concepts, values, and practices that constitute a way of viewing reality for the community that shares them . Recent research …

A Must-See Safety Video

A Must-See Safety Video

I would like to recommend that you all watch this video created by the Chicago Fire Department, depicting

360° Size Up

360° Size Up

 It’s really quite a simple premise. To capture clues and cues requires seeing or hearing them. At a structure fire, the visual clues and cues occupy a …

No SOPs = No Game Plan

No SOPs = No Game Plan

  I have many opportunities to talk with first responders about the importance of having Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) or Standard Operating …

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