January 11, 2022

To me, teamwork is a lot like being part of a family. It comes with obligations, entanglements, headaches, and quarrels. But the rewards are worth the cost. – Pat Summitt LODD’s: LODD’s don’t only happen in the larger occupancies. Today’s NIOSH report shows they can occur in something as small as a 12′ wide mobile […]

January 10, 2022

Responsibility equals accountability equals ownership. And a sense of ownership is the most powerful weapon a team or organization can have. – Pat Summitt LODD’s: Jan 10, 2011 Lieutenant suffers a stroke following training and dies – New York. Jan 10, 2002 Civilian jumps from fourth-story window of burning apartment building and strikes career fire […]

January 9, 2022

Teamwork is what makes common people capable of uncommon results. – Pat Summitt LODD’s: Today is a rough day for LODD’s! As Sgt. Esterhaus said on “Hill Street Blues”…”Let’s be careful out there!”. Jan 09, 2012 Fire fighter suffers fatal heart attack while performing driver/operator duties at a motor vehicle crash – South Carolina. Jan […]

January 6, 2022

“With the absence of pressure, it’s hard to do great things.” – Geno Auriemma LODD’s: Two of today’s four NIOSH reports involve aerial apparatus. When is the last time you did a review of aerial apparatus safety? Jan 06, 2018 Career lieutenant killed in building collapse while fighting row house fire-Pennsylvania. Jan 06, 2012 Career […]