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Episode 92 | Five situational awareness lessons from a LODD report

       LessonsOn June 2, 2011, the San Francisco Fire Department suffered the tragic loss of 2 firefighters at 133 Berkeley Way. The episode shares some valuable situational awareness lessons from this tragic incident.


Length: 36 minutes
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The San Francisco Fire Department conducted an internal review of the incident and issued a 156-page report on their findings. Many of the lessons relate to situational awareness and it is from that perspective that I would like to share my assessment on several of their findings.

I dedicate this podcast to the lives of Lieutenant Vincent Perez and firefighter/paramedic Anthony M. Valerio and I applaud the San Francisco Fire Department for conducting an internal review and for sharing their findings with the fire service so we may all learn from the tragedy.

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Intro music
Safety Dance (1982)
Men Without Hats
GMC – Virgin Records

Firefighter Near Miss Reporting System


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