Minimizing Risks and Making Choices with David Cain


Let’s talk safety.

Or, rather, let’s talk risk, because we know firefighting isn’t safe.

Risks are all about choices. The objective is to make choices that minimize risk.

There are ways to do this, and my guest today says we need to do them.

David Cain retired as a deputy chief at the Boulder Colorado Fire Department, where he served for 34 years.

He’s a consultant for, a technology service that helps fire departments automate their apparatus, equipment, and inventory.

David’s article: Don’t Talk Safety–Live It!

Trivia question:
How much heat energy is absorbed by water when it turns from liquid to steam?

When water turns from liquid to steam, it absorbs about 970 BTUs.