How to be a fireman
The firefighter – rescuer profession is designed to save people and their property in a crisis situation. People who work in this service are always on alert during duty. According to the job description, the time to collect a fireman for a call is 60 seconds. At the first call, the fire brigade immediately leaves. It is impossible to delay in extinguishing the fire element.
Upon arrival, the head of the fire brigade instantly assesses the situation. Each member of the team acts on the orders of the head. An incorrectly assessed situation and incorrect actions of rescuers threaten the life and health of a large number of people and the life and health of firefighters themselves.
Each employee when extinguishing a fire has its own function. Someone unwinds the fire hoses, someone takes people out of a burning building. There is an electrician among the team. In the burning building it is necessary to immediately disconnect the electrical power.
Being on duty at a time when there is no call, firefighters are engaged in the maintenance of equipment for fire fighting, as well as technology. Much attention is paid to maintaining the good physical condition of each employee. For this, many fire departments have sports halls and sports equipment.
The fire station is equipped with modern means of communication and a team of dispatchers who take the call.
Each member of the fire brigade is given protective clothing for fire fighting and a special set of equipment that may be needed in an emergency.
Increased demands are placed on the health of firefighters. They constantly pass a medical commission, are checked for good physical shape and degree of endurance. The life of all team members is insured, and all of them are vaccinated at the expense of the state. Also, special attention is paid to the properties of the character of a firefighter, the ability to respond clearly and correctly in extreme situations, the ability to make important decisions, analyze and take responsibility.
Every fireman undergoes a first aid course for people affected by fire.