Former Fire Chief Proposes Training Methods To Enhance Reaction Time
Firemen casualties and injuries are a national plague – and on the rise. Psychologists find that the reaction time of firefighters are severely lacking and needs to be sharpened and honed. A retired Fire Chief proposes changes to the training system that can hopefully reduce the risk of injuries and fatalities.
“I’ve been unable to find a study that compared firefighter responses to emergencies to the responses of a “control” population (note to the National Fire Academy — what a great EFO paper topic!). So, for purposes of my presentation (and based on my …Fire Chief (blog)”