by Howard Meek, ESTI Environmental, Health, and Safety Manager Ask any number of folks their opinions of how to improve safety in the fire service and you are likely to hear many different opinions. That’s because the problem of improving Continue ReadingSafety In the Fire Service: Where Do We Start To Improve?
Members of various departments, including 10 from the Boston Fire Department, recently completed training at TEEX to earn their Urban Search and Rescue Specialist Certifications,. To date, more than 150 responders have earned the honor. The program is designed for Continue ReadingFirefighters Earn US&R Specialist Certifications
by Gordon Lohmeyer Today’s oil and gas industry focuses mainly on production. After all, without the refining of fossil fuels; the world as we know it would come to an abrupt halt. Take a minute to consider what fuels our Continue ReadingResponder Credentialing – Are We on the Same Page?
by Kirk Richardson The morning mist begins to recede from Offatts Bayou as shops and businesses on Galveston Island open their doors in preparation for the daily surge of tourists. Over on the tarmac at Sholes Field, helicopters come to Continue ReadingDown on the Bayou with the TEEX Center for Marine Training & Safety