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  • Ch 01 Introduction

    1. 1. Introduction 1
    2. 2. Objectives (1 of 2) <ul><li>Understand the importance of studying building construction as a fire fighter </li></ul><ul><li>Understand why using proper language is so important for understanding building construction techniques and for fire-ground safety </li></ul>
    3. 3. Objectives (2 of 2) <ul><li>Understand why evacuation protocols are so important </li></ul><ul><li>Identify and describe the role of preplanning in firefighting operations </li></ul><ul><li>Understand the relationship between risk and benefit and its impact on fire fighter safety </li></ul>
    4. 4. Introduction <ul><li>“ Why study building construction?” </li></ul><ul><li>Have a working knowledge of building design, construction, renovation, alteration, and states of disrepair </li></ul>
    5. 5. Watch Your Language (1 of 3) <ul><li>Clear communication </li></ul><ul><li>Know how to use and understand proper language and industry jargon, and communicate with different agencies </li></ul>
    6. 6. Watch Your Language (2 of 3) <ul><li>Avianca airliner crashed on Long Island, New York </li></ul><ul><li>“Pull your line out” </li></ul><ul><li>Mayday </li></ul>
    7. 7. Watch Your Language (3 of 3) <ul><li>Retreating </li></ul><ul><ul><li>When is a fire a “structural” fire? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“Withdraw in good order” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Construction terminology </li></ul></ul>
    8. 8. Prefire Planning (1 of 6) <ul><li>Key element of fire professionals </li></ul><ul><li>Brannigan’s interest out of necessity </li></ul><ul><li>“Surveys Aid in Preparation for Handling Large Fires” </li></ul>
    9. 9. Prefire Planning (2 of 6) <ul><li>Preplanning today </li></ul><ul><li>Utilization of computer software </li></ul><ul><li>Real-time data </li></ul>
    10. 10. Prefire Planning (3 of 6) <ul><li>Prefire analysis </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Accumulate the necessary information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What do you do if an emergency force is less well trained? </li></ul></ul>
    11. 11. Prefire Planning (4 of 6) <ul><li>Inspection </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Essentially a policing function </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Penalties </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Tips </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Expect owners to be busy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Letter from the fire chief </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Plan your firefight </li></ul></ul>
    12. 12. Prefire Planning (5 of 6) <ul><li>Prefire planning surveys </li></ul><ul><li>Stature of the fire officer </li></ul><ul><li>Uncooperative clients </li></ul>
    13. 13. Prefire Planning (6 of 6) <ul><li>Misunderstood roles </li></ul><ul><ul><li>24/7 schedule </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Seniors officer with broad authority </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Three- or four-platoon systems </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Three chiefs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>One point of contact </li></ul></ul>
    14. 14. Why We Do What We Do <ul><li>Fire service traditions </li></ul><ul><li>Tragedy and triumph </li></ul><ul><li>Real-world firefighting history </li></ul><ul><li>Heroism and bravery </li></ul>
    15. 15. Summary <ul><li>Building construction </li></ul><ul><li>Communication </li></ul><ul><li>Proper building construction terminology </li></ul><ul><li>Preplanning </li></ul>

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