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    I am looking for a curriculum or other published info regarding proper fireground ettiquette to teach at a training. Any body have any ideas?

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    Always allow the Truck to play through.

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    Read This Thread. Do the Opposite.

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    Call Miss Manners, she will give you all the info you need on what to say and how to say it.

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    Use Professional Curtseys.



    On a more serious note, I think you're going to have to explain what you're looking for as "ettiquete" some more -- are you looking for how you address officers from other departments, should you dismiss mutual aid "with thanks," or it's bad form for the guys by the truck to be telling jokes and laughing while the Officer is inside with the family waiting for the PD to arrive at the scene of an untimely.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dalmatian190
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    LMAO!

    I was thinking the same thing.




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    On a more serious note, I think you're going to have to explain what you're looking for as "ettiquete" some more -- are you looking for how you address officers from other departments, should you dismiss mutual aid "with thanks," or it's bad form for the guys by the truck to be telling jokes and laughing while the Officer is inside with the family waiting for the PD to arrive at the scene of an untimely.[/QUOTE]

    I'm looking for ways/policies/SOPs that other departments use to teach rookies about proper behavior. Specifically, not telling jokes or making other comments, not disturbing things in a fire room beyond what is necessary and the issues of working in a possible crime scene, over-overhauling, etc.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lordfezzik

    I'm looking for ways/policies/SOPs that other departments use to teach rookies about proper behavior. Specifically, not telling jokes or making other comments, not disturbing things in a fire room beyond what is necessary and the issues of working in a possible crime scene, over-overhauling, etc.
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    Quote Originally Posted by GeorgeWendtCFI
    Always allow the Truck to play through.
    LMFAO!!!!!
    We're not spliting rocket hairs here people!

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    No you Nimrod Probie!

    That's the dessert Haligan!

    The Salad Axe is on the other side of the truck!
    Never argue with an Idiot. They drag you down to their level, and then beat you with experience!

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    Quote Originally Posted by mcaldwell
    No you Nimrod Probie!

    That's the dessert Haligan!

    The Salad Axe is on the other side of the truck!
    Thank you Sir.I am reminded of the joke about the man who died and was given a tour of Hell to show what he had missed.
    In the first room,there was a group of people wailing,gnashing their teeth and pulling their hair because they were Baptists who had gone to dances.
    In the second room,there was a group wailing,gnashing their teeth and pulling there hair because they were Catholics who hadn't eaten fish on Friday.
    The third room was full of people who were wailing,gnashing their teeth and pulling their hair because they were the Episcopalians who had used their salad fork to eat their main course.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mcaldwell
    The Salad Axe is on the other side of the truck!
    LOL!

    Is that a Right, or Left-handed Salad Axe?

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    ROFLOL ok this has turned out to be a humorous thread if nothing else.

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    I would think you either tell them straight-up like DTM suggests (that's what we do with stuff like what to wear / not to wear, how to act, etc during probationary training...plus the occassional "friendly reminder" from the Chief during meetings).

    AND...some stuff like not doing an old-fashion down-to-bare-wood overhaul is best taught in context. A Fire Investigation class, and in an Overhaul class so they know what to look for, and while remaining thorough don't be unneccesarily removing everything. I think that's better for that stuff then in a random thoughts type class.

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    Do a search for FIREHOUSE ETIQUETTE, Bernalillo County Fire has a downloadable powerpoint. I couldnt get the link on here.

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    Do what the Boss tells you to do...If he is not there yet than do what's right.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GeorgeWendtCFI
    Always allow the Truck to play through.
    That was pretty funny George.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MEDIC0372
    Do what the Boss tells you to do...If he is not there yet than do what's right.
    Youre kidding right? I can understand taking orders from a superior but if it is something toatally idiotic and might cause you harm or even death then screw the boss!!!
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    No, he wasn't kidding.

    He gave the rule.

    You almost gave the exception.

    Rolling out the station might get you hurt or killed.

    You only refuse an order when you believe it's likely to get you or someone else injured or hurt. And then tell the officer what your seeing that he didn't.

    Because that should be the only reason you'd be getting a bad order.

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    You take something off somebody's truck, you tell the chauffer and youput it back.

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