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Incident Safety Officer: Special Hazards/Electrical Hazards

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Hosted by Orlando Willis. Today’s firefighter faces greater variety of hazards than ever before and so does the incident safety officer. Advances in society’s level of technology have bred a whole new generation of specials hazards for rescue personnel. We will talk about the hazards associated with electricity, hazardous materials, and radiation. All firefighters should be trained to handle emergencies where these special hazards might be present. Incidents involving special hazards must be treated with special care with regards to safety.