NFPA Journal talks about the impact of codes and standards on firefighter safety

Blog Post created by ryan.quinn Employee on Nov 27, 2013

2CC21DCBEC4C41FFB0FFFB1A5C7FC3F6In their farewell column, Russ Sanders and Ben Klaene discuss the enormous impact NFPA standards have on firefighter safety and efficiency, addressing as they do staffing, risk management, fire apparatus, equipment, training, fire suppression systems, water supplies, and nearly every other aspect of fire department operations. It is imperative that fire officers understand tactics and strategy, but it is also important that they understand how much standards have facilitated the improvement in firefighter safety. Read what Russ and Ben have to say in their column "Not by Tactics Alone" in the Novbember/December issue of NFPA Journal.