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by Roree403
Wed Sep 21, 2016 9:23 pm
Forum: Volunteer
Topic: Questions on PPE and SOG's
Replies: 3
Views: 3084

1. never a bad idea to follow NFPA 2. sent out to be annual tested 3. one of the quickest ways to find yourself terminated in our department, there is a clearly outlined chain of command and it is expected to be followed. 4. certainly do, while it is a lengthy document the basic outline is verbal wa...
by Roree403
Wed Sep 21, 2016 9:15 pm
Forum: Volunteer
Topic: Volunteer Interview
Replies: 2
Views: 1663

I suspect you already had the interview, how did you make out?
by Roree403
Wed Sep 21, 2016 9:14 pm
Forum: Volunteer
Topic: Volunteer Income Tax
Replies: 4
Views: 1873

For most of my guys and gals the $1,000 is a better way to go rather than the 200hr credit. Only my ff's who make over $5,000 really benefit from the 200hr credit
by Roree403
Wed Sep 21, 2016 9:09 pm
Forum: Firefighting
Topic: ULC testing on portable pumps
Replies: 3
Views: 1854

Yes it can be ULC tested as it is purely a 3rd party test to ensure the equipment will do what it says. ULC testing is usually done with items specific to life safety. eg: fire pumps in a building or pumping apparatus. Do you plan on fighting fires with your portable pump? If so it may be a viable o...
by Roree403
Fri Aug 19, 2016 3:57 pm
Forum: Recruitment & Career Questions
Topic: Needed advice from a few of the veterans
Replies: 1
Views: 1018

You have a problem alright, 1. It's time for your chief to retire 2. If you allow things to go that way you will be a whipping boy just like he is. 3. You work with a group of shit heads, guessing the lack of pride and bad morale didn't just start. 4. Composite departments always have issues, more c...
by Roree403
Fri Aug 19, 2016 3:29 pm
Forum: Recruitment & Career Questions
Topic: Accepted commercial drivers licenses
Replies: 5
Views: 1281

Is that a bus license? If so it is equivalent to a 'B' license in Ontario which trumps a 'D'.
by Roree403
Thu Apr 28, 2016 9:19 pm
Forum: Physical Fitness & Nutrition
Topic: Need help!
Replies: 3
Views: 4939

Well it all depends on what's wrong with them. If your vision is just beyond 20/30 than yes it should. I had mine done and it worked great. Was about 10 years ago but it cost $5000
by Roree403
Thu Apr 28, 2016 9:16 pm
Forum: Apparatus and Vehicles
Topic: To CAFS or not to CAFS. To me, that's an easy one.
Replies: 2
Views: 2848

I can't say specifically with CAFS foam but quite often we will paint exposures with 1% foam and in my experience it works great. It may not protect perfectly with respect to direct flame impingement but it works terrific to deal with radiant heat. Best example I can give is a pickup parked 5 feet a...
by Roree403
Thu Apr 28, 2016 9:07 pm
Forum: Apparatus and Vehicles
Topic: No More Bronto's in Toronto?
Replies: 4
Views: 2867

Actually pierce has come out with a 107' single axle ladder with a pump and on board water. But I say to hell with that, time for a tiller!!!!!😀. Kramers got the caboos
by Roree403
Mon Apr 04, 2016 8:54 pm
Forum: Safety on the Job
Topic: NFPA regarding use of PPE
Replies: 3
Views: 9412

Section 21 Guidance notes 4-1.

The bigger problem is your senior Officers letting it happen.