Rescue and extrication, like all other aspects of the job, have become more complex and specialized because of the changing work environment and new methods to improve efficiencies and effectiveness.
Think about the basic colors on your TI display screen. You have “white is hot,” “black is cold,” and “shades of gray” for everything else. Using a TI for conducting patient assessment should take you only a couple of minutes, which can aid in possible treatment.
As far as the exhibits at this year’s FDIC International, my biggest takeaway was washing machines for self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA).
The more you use the TIC during training, the more proficient you will become.
The exhibits continued to perfectly complement the hands-on training and classroom instruction firefighters received all week. After using and discussing many of the products on the floor, firefighters got to see them up close and personal during the exhibits and got to talk to, many times, the product managers who helped develop the products.
This online only event will feature a special price for pairs of R37, R46 or R79 lamps with the selectable option of spot, flood or a 13-degree tilt down lens.
When placed at low spots near a sump or over a drain, Kochek's basement strainer draws water down to levels so low, simple air drying or light mopping can remove any remaining liquid.
By keeping the following four fundamental principles in mind, your apparatus specifying committee can build a truck that not only looks sweet but also gives you an edge when you are out at night saving lives and protecting property.
A fire equipment operator wears an equipment operator prototype shelter during a response to a wildland fire.
All Kochek PVC suction hose in sizes 2.5" and larger is NFPA-compliant.