The Firehouse Lawyer Newsletter

Results for newsletters with the topic “Safety ” and the subtopic “"Two-in Two-Out" Rule

The laws for how to dispose of real and personal property arise often in the fire service, and today we discuss some of the frequently asked questions relevant to this subject (as a side note, the surplus of personal property is also addressed in the October 2015 issue, which is contained under the “Surplus of Real Property: RCW 39.33.020” topic); we then turn to differentiating between independent contractors and employees, an important factor in determining potential liabilities and tax implications; and to conclude, we answer a tricky question about the “two-in two-out” rule. 02-0919989v02n09sep1998.pdf
Today we discuss an all-important topic in the fire service: the proper formulating and implementing policies; we then consider some NFPA regulations related to hazardous areas and control of the fire-ground; finally, we answer a question about incident command from down under…Australia! 02-0519985v02n05may1998.pdf
Here we take a look at the firefighter’s rule, which essentially says that a firefighter is generally owed no duty of care by the owner of land except that the owner not willfully or wantonly cause injury to the fireman; then we clarify some issues with the “two-in two-out” rule under the WAC 296-305 safety standards; issues with records retention; whether RCW 39.34 may permit several fire districts and a city to share in some major function, i.e. communications, and to have some separate level of taxing revenue; and to round it out, we address a question about building signs and the ADA. 02-0319983v02n03mar1998.pdf
Today we consider some significant changes to the Public Records Act, some good and some bad; we also discuss in our SAFETY BILL column and exception to the "two in two out" rule set forth in WAC 296-305. 15-0720177July2017FINAL.pdf
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