EMS has had numerous problems with recruitment and retention for decades, and it appears that most communities are not immune to this problem.
Community managers should conduct self-assessments to evaluate whether it makes sense to separate their fire department and EMS providers.
Managing donated items becomes very difficult since some donations sometimes aren’t usable and require further effort from emergency managers.
EDM briefing highlights for February 28, 2022: Two firefighters walked nearly 170 miles in support of the 303 Project and other news.
While I have resisted disregarding someone’s perspective merely because it came from a company officer, I have occasionally caught myself believing that another’s perspective was very thinly based on facts or experience.
EDM briefing for February 18, 2022: Planning and response to pipeline incidents will become more effective with Buxus, a new mobile app.
EDM briefing for February 7, 2022: Being struck at the scene is the second most common cause of deaths among first responders, and other news.
A new company officer in the fire service must make a smooth transition from peer to boss and must become a good leader.