Category Archives: Lit Review

Firefighter Reading List

Christopher Brennan over at The Fire Service Warrior has published a list of books he believes would be good reading for anyone in the fire service. Being an avid reader, I’m always interested to see what others find as important … Continue reading

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NIST Report on the Charleston Sofa Fire

Christopher Naum over at CommandSafety has posted a very thorough overview of the recently released NIST report regarding the Charleston Sofa Fire. In the report, the NIST makes several recommendations for the national fire service. Adopt and enforce uniform building … Continue reading

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Urban Firefighter is about to piss some people off

And I say good for them! For my money, Urban Firefighter is one of the very best trade journals out there right now. They write unique articles that are thought-provoking and whatever the opposite of pedestrian is. Their graphics and … Continue reading

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Latest NIST Newsletter

The NIST has released their latest version of the Fire.gov newsletter. I’ve always found the newsletter to be a great resource for relevant fire service research. In this latest issue, you’ll find articles on: -Firefighter exposure to smoke particles -Air … Continue reading

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Respiratory Diseases and the Fire Service

I apologize for the lack of posting this week.  I’ve spent the better part of my free time completing a SAFER grant application.  I promise to have some posts up this week. One of the posts would have been about … Continue reading

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Book Review: Crew Resource Management

Crew Resource Management: Principles and Practice Price: $46.95 It’s always nice when someone else does the hardwork for us, isn’t it? Luckily for those of us in the fire service, there are plenty of other professions that are doing some … Continue reading

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The books that mattered to me

New Blog Post: The fire service books that mattered to me. I’d love to hear your suggestions for others. Continue reading

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