Firefighter Safety: Mistakes and Best Practices DVD


Firefighter Safety: Mistakes and Best Practices, created and presented by Dr. Richard B. Gasaway (Situational Awareness Matters!)

This program examines mistakes that result in firefighter casualties and offers best practices to fix the mistakes and improve the safety of your firefighters.

This program is based on Dr. Gasaway’s examination of more than 500 firefighter near-miss and casualty reports.

Part 1 of this program discusses ten common mistakes occurring during near-miss and line-of-duty casualty incidents, including issues related to:

  • Staffing
  • Communications
  • Command competency
  • Size-up
  • Strategy
  • Resource management
  • Standard operating procedures/guidelines
  • Command location
  • Training
  • Complacency

Part 2 shares ten best practices your fire department can implement to help manage and overcome the most common mistakes.

(1 DVD, 137 minutes of content)


Item #: FFSDVD

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