How's Your Apparatus Staffing?

  INSTRUCTOR GUIDE TOPIC: HOW’S YOUR APPARATUS STAFFING? LEVEL OF INSTRUCTION: TIME REQUIRED: TWO HOURS MATERIALS: APPROPRIATE AUDIO-VISUAL MATERIALS REFERENCES: FIRE ATTACK 1 AND 2, WARREN Y. KIMBALL...


  6. This discussion could be very thought-provoking when the next unit is delayed in arrival and/or the staffing level is low.

  7. The safety of operating personnel must be the primary consideration of the incident commander and everyone on the scene.

REVIEW:

HOW’S YOUR APPARATUS STAFFING?
* Introduction
* Engine Company Duties
* Utilization of Personnel

REMOTIVATION: Understanding the duties and responsibilities of the engine company and how to deploy the available personnel to carry out those duties requires coordination and teamwork. It needs to be practiced on a regular basis so that the team can perform effectively and efficiently when called upon. As in sports, it is very difficult to win when you do not have adequate personnel.

ASSIGNMENT: None.

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