Archive by category Risk Assessment

These are the first responder situational awareness and decision making issues and opportunities related to risk assessment.

Buildings are Disposable

Buildings are Disposable

Buildings are disposable. People are not! This guest editorial contribution is provided by Chief John Buckman III, Director of the Indiana State Fire Training …

Are you assuming risk or creating risk?

Are you assuming risk or creating risk?

I recently read an article where the author was taking exception to the risk management maxim: ‘We will risk a lot to save a lot and risk little to save …

Appoint a DA to improve your SA

Appoint a DA to improve your SA

In the business world it is not uncommon for executives to appoint someone on the senior staff to serve as the Devil’s Advocate (DA) when considering a major …

Aggressive versus conservative

Aggressive versus conservative

There is an ongoing debate in the fire service. Unless you are unplugged from social media and online journals, you’re surely aware of it. On one end of the …

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