Flashcards in Chapter 3: firefighters and the fire officer. Deck (45):
what is fire offcier for?
managing a work unit within fire department
who is a direct supervisor to fire officer?
administrative fire officer
four basic tasks new officers should do well? (BeaNDiP)
1)beginning of shift report
formats of beginning of shift notifications?
why is a accurate report needed?
to ensure adequate equipment and staffing are in place.
what is a example of notification that must be made quickly?
injury and infectious disease exposure report.
why chief needs to know info before someone higher up on chain of command does?
"no surprise rule"
which is more important. decision making/problem solving?
both are of equal importance.
most valuable proposals from officers?
consider how situation would effect rest of department.
james o' page divided company officer duties into 3 categories in his book "effective company command"?
how does officer accomplish department mission?
through efforts off ff's under his command
how to facilitate outcome?
balance management and leadership skills
4 times in ff's career for major change?
1) finish probation
2) first promotion
3) another level of training (chief officer)
company officer is responsible for?
although a command officer is working outside idlh, he is still responsible for?
whatever happens in idlh.
3 roles of company officer? (SCoT)
representative of fire chief.
where should officer express concerns over unpopular orders and directions?
one possible role for commander?
initial incident commander
year james o' page promoted to battalion chief in la county fd?
initial radio communications should be?
art of incident command?
developing command presence and image of being in control.
detailed knowledge of command officer? (ReLiC)
responding units/legal procedures/clear direct orders
who is responsible for ff's being confident in their skills?
james o' page recommends to assist fire officers?
training library/know neighborhood/problem solving
notes from training should be placed in?
3 ringed binder
3 activities to keep good working relationship?
keep supervisor informed/make appropriate decisions/consult before major decisions
what creates a fire officer?
formal symbols/integrity/ethical behavior
nfaa standard on ethical behavior?
initial civil rights acts established in ____ by equal employment opportunity commission which covered schools, colleges, unions and local and state government.
year civil rights amended to include fd's and public/private employers w/ more than 15 employees?
year civil rights amended to include punitive damages?
fd workforce should reflect community?
company officers should be?
consistent/fair/not micro managers
how many lawsuits does eeoc file annually?
employee behavior that requires immediate corrective action?
actionable items should take place?
record of counseling should be?
formal or informal
year eeoc amended sexual harrasment
broad range of discrimination in workplace?
hostile work enviroment
3 methods of filing a complaint?
federal govt./local govt./fd
behavior that requires immediate corrective action?
behavior consistent with departments core values/mission statement/ value statement.
leo d. stapleton, retired boston fd commissioner advocates in his book "30 years on the line"?
maintain personal journal to record incidents/issues