Tag Archives: Jumpseat Radio

Jumpseat Radio 062 The Darkside of the Firehouse

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In this episode of Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington uses the analogy of the Star Wars movies to discuss firefighters attitudes around the Firehouse.  Firefighters, like all other people, experience highs, and lows throughout their lives.  It is important for firefighters to seek out the positives and keep their attention on the mission.    In […]

Jumpseat Radio 059 Normalization of Deviance with John Dixon

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In this week’s episode of Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington welcomes back John Dixon for a talk on his topic of the Normalization of Deviance. John has spent years researching how firefighters use excuses to rationalize the deviation from standard safety practice.   This episode is full of useful takeaways that every level of firefighters […]

Jumpseat Radio 057 PIO with Kevin Sur

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Jumpseat Radio 057 PIO with Kevin Sur In this week’s edition of Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington welcomes his good friend, and PIO Master, Kevin Sur.  Kevin travels around the world serving in multiple roles with local, state, and federal government agencies preparing for emergencies. Kevin is a Social Media Master that teaches the benefits […]

Jumpseat Radio 051: Credit belongs

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Its back! Jumpseat Radio returns with a vengeance! This week episode host Ryan Pennington shares some insight from two new books.  Episode 51 we share a powerful speech from President Roosevelt and how it applies to social media of today! Here is part of Presidents Roosevelts Speech: It is not the critic who counts; not the […]

Jumpseat Radio 050: Stepping up with Frank Viscuso

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In this weeks episode of Jumpseat Radio host Ryan Pennington welcomes Deputy Chief Frank Viscuso from Kearny NJ.  Frank is a Fire Engineering contributor, author of Step up and Lead, and is a national level speaker on the topic of leadership. In this powerful podcast Frank shares: His college experience in rowing Leadership is a […]

Jumpseat Radio 046 Interview with the Swedish Fire Nerd Lars Ã…gerstrand

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In this weeks episode host Ryan Pennington sits down with Lars Ã…gerstrand from the Varnamo Fire and Rescue Service Sweden.  Lars travels the globe training firefighters on fire dynamics.  His science based approach to fire is a must see in the fire service!  Topics Covered History of fire training in Sweden Swedish Container Fire Training […]

Jumpseat Radio 044 Firefighter Families with Lori Mercer

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In this week episode of Jumpseat Radio host Ryan Pennington welcomes Lori Mercer from the firefighterwife.com.  Lori is the Chief Fire Wife for firefighter wife where she has established a community of wives that share information about being a wife/husband of a firefighter. In this episode Lori Discusses Transition from on calls to at home […]

Jumpseat Radio 043 Saving one of our own. The story of FF Anton (Tony) Spagnoletti

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In this weeks episode of Jumpseat Radio host Ryan Pennington welcomes FF Anton (Tony) Spagnoletti from Winston Salem NC fire department Rescue 1. Tony shares his remarkable story of suffering a STEMI while on duty at Rescue 1. During this powerful podcast he shares: The physical pain of a STEMI ( S-T Segment Elevated Myocardial […]

Jumpseat Radio Firefighter Friday Mental Health Tips

In this weeks firefighter Friday Mark Lamplugh shares his mental health tips of the week!  

Jumpseat Radio 042: Mental Health Help for Todays Firefighters

Jumpseat Radio 041: Mental Health Help for Todays Firefighters   In this weeks episode of Jumpseat Radio host Ryan Pennington welcomes in Mark Lamplugh from the American Addictions Center to talk about mental health in the fire service.  With the number of firefighters struggling with addiction, substance abuse, and suicide Mark shares some insight on: […]

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