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Jumpseat Radio 067 Firefighters are NOT special

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Welcome back to the Jumpseat Radio Podcast.  In this week’s episode host Ryan Pennington welcomes back Robert Piparo.  Pip is on location somewhere in the east coast with a special mission.  He joins Ryan to talk about how firefighters are normal folks who perform in extraordinary conditions.  Topics covered this week include. Where is PIP […]

Jumpseat Radio 066 Pushing Firefighters

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Welcome to Jumpseat Radio…..      In this weeks podcast its time to direct some of our energy away from debating pushing fire and spend it toward pushing firefighters.  Pushing firefighters to improve themselves. Whether you are the superstar in you house or the snot nosed new guy we all should lean on each other […]

Jumpseat Radio 063 We are NOT perfect

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Jumpseat Radio 063  We are NOT perfect In this weeks episode of Jumpseat Radio host Ryan Pennington welcomes in John Hayowky and Chris Baker to talk about the pressure of trying to0 hard on the fireground.  Ryan and guest give some context to those firefighters who suffer the affects of peer pressure in their tasks […]

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 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 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 001

Welcome to the first episode of Jumpseat Radio. Jumpseat Radio is a continuation of the popular Views from the Jumpseat Blog. Bringing you the view of the street level firefighter. Often in the fire service the view from the jumpseat goes overlooked and it is the goal of Jumpseat Radio to take us all back […]