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Hello Smart Firefighting Community!
Welcome to another episode of covering real world innovations via interviews with fire service and technology industry experts that empower YOU to develop your very own Smart Firefighting strategy!
People tend to think that only the bad can teach a lesson, but wouldn't talking about the good also help keep the community safe?
In this episode:
- What is community risk reduction?
- How can it be applied to improve safety?
- How to do a risk assessment that helps you first understand your community, then take the best action
Sharing his best practices with us is the approachable, positive, and proven industry leader Joe Powers. Accomplished in developing strategic partnerships for sustainable community outcomes and success in designing and leading organizational change, he is internationally known as a visionary in organizational change, community risk reduction, and creative data solutions for decision-making and service delivery.
With 27 years of innovative experience in the fire service, Joe is the current City Fire Marshal, Appointed Fire Official and Deputy Fire Chief of Community Risk Reduction for the City of Charlottesville, Virginia. Additionally, he is an instructor, peer reviewer and peer assessor for the Center Public Safety Excellence, a Steering Committee and Technical Advisor for Vision 20/20 and a Board Member of IAFC's Fire and Life Safety Section.
Connect with Joe: LinkedIn
- Emergency Reporting by ESO YouTube Channel: Episode 3 - Creating a World Class Community Risk Reduction Program
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