In this presentation, dynamic speaker, Dr. David Griffin speaks about organizational change, lessons the Charleston, SC Fire Department learned from the fateful day where 9 firefighters perished in the line of duty, through today where the organization is studied as a national model for change. All organizations need to learn the lessons from Charleston to ensure that they do not experience this type of tragic incident.
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This Saturday, Local 3044 members will hand out an informational brochure about staffing levels. These brochures discuss certain industry standards and the recent studies performed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). All the information states the minimum number of firefighters is four(4). Read More... Download: National Fire Protection Agency.docx
By Mike Kirby and Tom Lakamp
Published Tuesday, April 24, 2012 | From the June 2012 Issue of FireRescue
With the current economic climate and municipal budgets constantly under attack, municipal officials are endlessly scrutinizing the necessity for and deployment of fire department personnel. As a result, fire company staffing has become a hot topic. Read More... Download: 1710.pdf