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Apparatus Maintenance: Bill Foster on Apparatus Safety

January 4th, 2010


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Firehouse.com writer Ed Ballam talks with Bill Foster, vice president and member of the board of directors of Spartan Motors.

Foster has been a firefighter for more than 30 years and is a huge advocate for apparatus maintenance training. He talks about what firefighters should and should not do to keep their apparatus on safely on the road.

This podcast is part of a year-long series that explores the recommendations and philosphoies of manufacturers and maintenance crews. The series starts on page 56 of the January 2010 edition of Firehouse Magazine and continues with the links below.

Please send any questions, suggestions or comments for this podcast to: podcast@firehouse.com.

Related Links:

Apparatus Makers Recommend Routine Maintenance for Safety

Following Manufacturers’ Guides Keeps Apparatus in Top Condition

Finding Qualified Technicians is Key to Apparatus Maintenance

Apparatus Maintenance: Glenn Davis on Preventative Maintenance Programs 

Podcasts: The Apparatus Architects on Radio@Firehouse

Discuss: Emergency Vehicles & Operation section on Firehouse.com