This blog is not for throwing rocks. We will post lessons to remind us all that we can do better and that we must participate. We will cover tactical lessons along with a political issue. Ignoring politics has cost our profession dearly. Politics effects our staffing, budgets and equipment. That goes for volunteer and career alike. Send our link to your friends!
Politics and Tactics with Frank Ricci, Anthony Avillo and Chris Pepler
Monday July 11th at 7:30 eastern time on Politics and Tactics
Dragon or Paper Tiger "Dealing with OSHA
Placing the Truck at a House Fire
While Federal OSHA strikes fear in the hearts of the private sector many fire departments have been disappointed with the lack of teeth of state plans and actions when dealing with municipalities. Tonights show will teach you some of the pitfalls of dealing with OSHA and how to effectively utilize the bureaucratic giant to initiate change.
Recent settlements of the Charleston Sofa Store Fire
What is the difference from Federal OSHA and State?
How to get things done when dealing with OSHA.
Dealing with retaliation from filing a complaint.
Special Guest, Lawyer, NFPA Official and Retired Assistant Chief Curt Varone of the Providence Fire Department.
Topics to be discussed: OSHA & NFPA, laws and standards and how they apply to the fire service? Fire Service & negligence, who is responsible? legal questions from the front line
Tonights Tactic: Truck Placement at a Residential Fire
Leaving the Barn
Walking in for the Spot
Why anyone how blocks out the truck should be shot!