Being the Senior Man with Casey Clinkscales


The most powerful position in the firehouse is likely not the Captain.

You know who I’m talking about: the Senior Man.

He commands respect simply because he’s seen a lot.

But, whether he recognizes it or not, he’s also got a lot of responsibility.

My guest today is a Senior Man, and he’s here to tell us what that really means and why.

Casey Clinkscales has been a firefighter 12 years, most recently in Irmo, South Carolina. He’s also an instructor with Upstate Rogues.

Casey’s article: The Senior Man

Trivia question:
When you’re doing chest compressions for CPR, how often should you switch?

Answer:
When you’re doing CPR chest compressions, it’s best to switch out every two minutes, even if you don’t feel tired yet.