Why is a different type of courage required to save lives?
Their courage allows them to willingly risk their own lives so that others can be saved. A different type of courage is required to stay safe in potentially dangerous situations, avoiding needless risks and tragic consequences.
What is safe courage?
This course is a provocative and moving presentation by the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation, through the Everyone Goes Home® Program, that is designed to change the culture of accepting the loss of firefighters as a normal occurrence.
What is the goal of the Everyone Goes Home campaign?
Our goal is to help the U.S. Fire Administration achieve its objective of reducing the number of preventable firefighter fatalities.
Whose job is it to speak up if the driver of the apparatus moves it prior to all members being in seatbelts?
Response: It is our policy to wear safety belts whenever apparatus are in motion, regardless of the type of apparatus. Enforcement is the responsibility of the company officer and the apparatus driver.
How long is courage safe?
Courage to Be Safe : 4.00 Hours This course is a provocative and moving presentation by the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation, through the Everyone Goes Home® Program, that is designed to change the culture of accepting the loss of firefighters as a normal occurrence.
What is one of the most effective ways to improve fireground operations?
One of the most effective ways to improve fireground operations is to leverage new technology. The right equipment can help firefighters relay important messages and keep track of one another. It can also ensure firefighters go into the situation with the information they need for maximum safety.
What is an effective way to maintain a safety culture on emergency scenes?
What is an effective way to maintain a safety culture on emergency scenes? Treat each job with a risk versus benefit analysis.
What is the loop in the seatbelt for?
On the driver’s seatbelt, there’s no fabric loop—only a button which keeps the buckle from slipping down to the floor. However, while the loop on passenger seatbelts is there to enhance passenger safety, the lack of it on the driver’s seatbelt is actually to keep drivers safe, as McKenzie explains.
What is the cornerstone of the effort to reduce line of duty deaths?
fire service programs – established as the cornerstone outreach element of the nfff to reach out to the fire service to reduce line of duty deaths and injuries among the nations fire service.
What does life safety initiative 9 seek to improve?
Initiative #9 asks us to learn from our mistakes—the only way to do this is to thoroughly investigate every near-miss, significant injury or fatality.
What is the first step to improve safety at violent incidents?
What is the first step to improve safety at violent incidents? Establish exactly what the responders’ job description is. What piece of equipment on a common fire apparatus might law enforcement request to use for dispersing unruly crowds?
What is the first step in creating a safety culture?
The first step to creating your safety culture is securing buy-in from both senior management and the field level employees who will be most active in day to day safety activities.