Tag: Administrative

When is Training Not the Answer: Human Performance Initiatives to Increase Organizational Capacity

When is Training Not the Answer: Human Performance Initiatives to Increase Organizational Capacity. Training, as a remedy for poor personal performance, is often the first choice for leadership.  There are several contributing factors that can lead to this decision, especially in industries such as aircraft rescue and firefighting (ARFF).  Performance challenges that occur during ARFF […]

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ARFF WORLDWIDE FAMILY William R. Hutfilz, ARFF Training Officer

ARFF WORLDWIDE FAMILY The Aircraft Rescue Firefighters are not only just in the United States; but, at all airports worldwide.  We all do the same job and have basically the same requirements. Our focus is to respond to aircraft emergencies as well as medical calls and structure fires on airport property. We are the frontline […]

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My Journey from Structural Firefighting to ARFF Firefighting…Part 1

My Journey from Structural Firefighting to ARFF Firefighting. After 20 years working in Salt Lake City’s busy downtown station houses, dealing with back-to-back calls every other night, trudging through bedbug-infested flophouses, phantom fire alarms, endless medical calls, some ripping fires, extrications, and handling some dicey hazmat scenes; an opportunity to bid the Red 1 ARFF […]

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