Apparatus Architects: Making Safety Inexpensive & Lessons from 2011

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Hosts Tom Shand and Michael Wilbur reflect on 2011 and share several lessons that they learned about specing and bidding new apparatus that they picked up in their work. They also share some savvy tips for saving money while improving safety.


Looking ahead at 2012, they urge apparatus committees and chief officers to have their ducks in a row for future purchases and maintenace planning. 

The Apparatus Architects talk about their observations over the last year on various means  to maximize the safety of your vehicles, from response to maintence, without breaking the bank. 

As they wrap up the podcast, the veteran apparatus operators share tips to boost winter safety with emergency vehicles.