In part 1 of this article, I talked about the things you need to do to keep your portable radio in top operating condition. The radio lifetime is only as good as your treat it and if you keep it clean, charged and protected it should be the partner you need in the most critical situations. The next thing I wanted to cover is the use of the radio and radio training.
2016 is almost over and we're already working on new blog posts for 2017. In the meantime, here are the most-read stories on emergency management this year.
Fire chiefs are facing new challenges on top of the ever present-ones that they have been faced with for years. The world is changing. So has social media and communications in and around the fire service. It goes without say that every department needs to have a social media policy in place to cover all of the possible uses and misuses of what is being posted and talked about regarding the department.
As you know, firefighters encounter plenty of challenges (equipment, technology, communication, funding, etc.). For this reason, we have made a Top 3 Articles addressing questions and solutions often raised by firefighters.