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Sex in the City: Brits Teach Us a Thing or Two

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I don’t know about you, but when I am pondering life long ago, or sort of long ago, I am always thinking that it was boring back then but people were better, more honest, more moral. Surely all the crazy tacky behavior we read and hear about today is an invention of modern culture. Well, […]

FE Talk: Humpday Hangout

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Eric Lamar
Safety Gaps: Learning from Columbia
M- Thank for writing. Here's what Bill Hand, a foremost firefighter safety professional had to say about the comparison, not just to firefighting, but worker safety in a universal sense: "A great example to use when discussing almost anything that has to do with safety." NASA leadership is ultimately responsible for the procedural and systemic…
2015-03-23 15:09:10
Miguel A Lima
Safety Gaps: Learning from Columbia
Hi Eric. I just read your report from the space shuttle disasters and although it truly is a shame how people have become complacent in their responsibilities, to compare NASA to the Fire Service or vise versa is a little far reaching. I do agree that we've all become guilty of normalizing risk but there…
2015-03-23 15:04:41
Eric Lamar
Safety Gaps: Learning from Columbia
Thanks, Cortez. I will give serious thought to that! Eric
2015-03-23 13:07:01
Eric Lamar
Safety Gaps: Learning from Columbia
Thanks, Bill. If the best can let things slip (twice) it shows the challenge of keeping safety "fresh" in our minds. Eric
2015-03-23 13:05:54
cortez lawrence
Safety Gaps: Learning from Columbia
OK my friend, you have dropped the first shoe here, when will the second fall? You should follow-on this now that you have our attention, with operationalizing this for fire service leaders and members, but especially company officers! So what does a "prepared for re-entry" fire company look like, and think like, and train like,…
2015-03-23 11:06:50
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