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?

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