Safety 101 - Lesson 7

The most fundamental issue that was agreed upon by the summit participants is the need for the fire service in the United States to change the culture of accepting the loss of firefighters as a normal way of doing business.


Lesson #7

The front line supervisor (officer) is the true control point in assuring safety is practiced regularly, whether in industry or in the emergency services. .

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Dr. William F. Jenaway, CSP, CFO, CFPS is Executive Vice President of VFIS and has over 30 years experience in Safety and Risk Management, in the insurance industry. Bill is also an adjunct professor in Risk Analysis in the Graduate School at Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia. He was named "Volunteer Fire Chief of the Year" as Chief of the King of Prussia (PA) Volunteer Fire Company, and is the author the text Emergency Service Risk Management.