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For those of you that run rehab/utility apparatus in your jurisdictions, I'm looking for a good inventory list of items that can be kept in a box/kit to ensure rehab is being done on our members before they are recycled to continue on the fire ground.  Any equipment suggested would be a great start.  DB
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Hi crew I’m new to this site and hoping someone has had experience with Lateral Entry into US fire departments? Currently I am a 12 year career fire and rescue firefighter in Australia and my wife wants to move back to the USA. I hold national Certificates I, II, III and IV Public Sector Fire and Safety. I would greatly appreciate any… (Show more)
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I am new here and I have a quick question. I did a search before just asking so I apologize if this has been posted here before.     How often are firefighters required to be re-trained on CPR?  I was thinking it was annually however I cannot find it in writing as OSHA CFR, NFPA standard or other?     I know that the AHA and Red Cross have… (Show more)
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What is the code for healthcare facilities getting a new generator for the fuel supply for the generator.  Is it 72 hours?  Please cite the reg.  Thanks
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Looking for a basic EOP Template compliant with NFPA 1600#
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I am the Marine Maintenance Officer for Army Prepositioned Stock Set 4 (APS-4) Watercraft in Yokohama, Japan. We have 17 vessels in our inventory that are required to adhere to the NFPA 1851 standards concerning Care, Inspection, and Maintenance of Fire Fighting Ensembles. We are an organization of storage, tasked to maintain watercraft and its… (Show more)
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   We all get asked to join various organizations, sections, etc. and many of us ask why?  What value do we get from our participation?  Well, I will be like everyone else asking you to join the Fire Service Section of NFPA.            Like any organization, you get out of it what you put into it.  Need information?  You will have access to… (Show more)
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I'll try to make this as simple as possible..   My AHJ operates at the Technician level and provides Confined Space Technician services. The state splits Awareness/Operations/Technician levels into 3 different classes. Some people in the department only have have the class up to the operation level - which NFPA 1006 states they may make rescues… (Show more)
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How many times have you been asked by citizens or residents about what you do as a firefighter? At some point, we talk about the apparatus checks, the training, and the emergency calls. We can typically recite the number of fire and if applicable, the EMS calls we responded to last year.  Some agencies have extensive data collection and analysis… (Show more)
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