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by dentedhead
Thu Mar 09, 2017 12:31 pm
Forum: General EMS Discussion
Topic: Hypothetical question
Replies: 2
Views: 2544

Simple really, if you are concerned about transmission a quick alcohol swab on the mask should take care of that.The BVM has a one way valve so no concerns about anything coming back.....dont know about your dept but we carry an extra mask and BVM.As a wise man once said, desperate times call for de...
by dentedhead
Fri Mar 27, 2015 8:17 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Did I make a MISTAKE pull over to left or right.
Replies: 3
Views: 4438

In general the rule is pull the right and stop…I believe in Ont at least the HTA has been amended.In your situation staying put was the best choice!
by dentedhead
Tue Feb 10, 2015 1:12 pm
Forum: Greetings
Topic: Suicide scenario
Replies: 5
Views: 976

It is very easy to preserve evidence AND perform life saving stuff if needed.Before cutting anyone down whether they have hanged themselves or in any other suicide make a mental note of the what the scene looked like don't undo knots either loosen them or cut them away from the knot. We had a presen...
by dentedhead
Sat Jul 26, 2014 9:11 am
Forum: Wildland
Topic: Do wildland firefighters suffer cancer at rates like structural firefighters?
Replies: 9
Views: 2472

[quote=""JayG""]Is the study public? I would like to read it. I guess SCBAs don't work as well as we thought? Did they measure how long it took to return to baseline levels?[/quote] There are many different studies out now,SCBA work but they are finding that the toxins are gaining access through a v...
by dentedhead
Fri Jul 25, 2014 7:37 pm
Forum: Wildland
Topic: Do wildland firefighters suffer cancer at rates like structural firefighters?
Replies: 9
Views: 2472

[quote=""infernobuster""]Excellent and valid question .. Considering the new study that just came out of Toronto inregards to live burns. Using the fire tower, using only straw and pallets the measured the chemicals in our bodies pre and post fire. The findings were off the charts ..[/quote] You are...
by dentedhead
Fri Jul 25, 2014 7:35 pm
Forum: Wildland
Topic: Do wildland firefighters suffer cancer at rates like structural firefighters?
Replies: 9
Views: 2472

I would suggest not. Wildland FF fight for the most of their career….which is also much shorter that municipal guys/gals... organic material.Same as FF in decades prior to us fought only natural combustibles.Wood,cotton no man made materials etc. Granted there is wood that considered toxic,most if n...
by dentedhead
Thu Jan 16, 2014 11:40 pm
Forum: Hiring
Topic: Owen Sound Hiring
Replies: 46
Views: 13451

[quote=""FDready""]OSFD any other smaller cities use a scoring system called the matrix. It looks for specific phrases or words in your résumé and scores them accordingly. You may have lots of expierence but it seems like so does everyone else. Take away your schooling take away your Volly expierenc...
by dentedhead
Thu Jan 16, 2014 11:34 pm
Forum: Hiring
Topic: Owen Sound Hiring
Replies: 46
Views: 13451

[quote=""irons22""]This is a smaller department and therefore they pick and choose the guy who knows the guy. I am willing to bet the person has already been chosen prior to the write, they just need to charge that $100.00 to people.. Wooot typical fire recruitment.[/quote] Nice try cowboy those day...
by dentedhead
Thu Sep 19, 2013 10:51 am
Forum: Jokes
Topic: Leaf laugh of the day
Replies: 212
Views: 34385

[quote=""BigTMLfan""]Lol what was the bet?[/quote] The bet is as follows,if the leafs win the the stanley cup I will get the maple leaf crest tattooed on my chest full size I will show up to the parade in a maple leaf thong,clogs and nothing else then I will throw out the first punch at the riot Pre...
by dentedhead
Thu Sep 05, 2013 10:19 pm
Forum: Greetings
Topic: Im back
Replies: 2
Views: 678

[quote=""graham306""]Hey ladies/Gents Be off here for a year or 2 as i left the London Fire Brigade, fed up with all the politics etc etc. Working in Afghanistan on a close protection team, looking at getting work at KAF Airforce base as a fire fighter now.[/quote] Oi you fat bastard,Dirk said to wa...