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Tracking First Responders In Hoarder Home Fires

Tracking first responders in hoarder home fires is crucial for safety, and at American Trade Mark, we want to help you with awareness and the tools you need to keep your crews and communities safe during an emergency. Many people don't realize how dangerous holding on to things can be to themselves, their neighbors, and the people who are prepared to put themselves on the line in the event of an emergency. Hoarding - A Massive Problem A compulsive hoarding issue...
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Preventing Firefighter Hazards With Better Fireground Communication

Firefighters put their lives on the line day in and day out, year after year. Can better fireground communications be the missing link in your injury prevention protocols? Explore the trials facing our first responders with tips and tools from American Trade Mark to help reduce accidents and injuries on the fire scene. Top Firefighter Hazards Firefighting hazards extend far beyond fiery infernos, smoke inhalation, and building collapses. Depending on your fire department's location, you may be responding to chemical spills,...
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The Importance Of Incident Command Systems During Wildfire Season

Bolster your current wildfire fireground communications with incident command systems and tools from American Trade Mark. Collecting, tracking, sorting, and communicating conditions, people, and resources on the scene are invaluable for saving lives, property, and fire personnel. Our user-friendly systems are designed to take you from initial size up to final report, simply - no wifi required. Record Initial Wildfire Conditions With Command Boards Easily Update Changing Weather Conditions With Dry Erase Command Boards Track Firefighters & Apparatus With Accountability Tags Or Passport...
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Accessories & Custom Products For Incident Accountability Systems

At American Trade Mark, we manufacture and distribute custom products and accessories to compliment your incident accountability systems. We understand that fire departments, EMS, and other first responders have different needs when organizing incident command and accountability systems. Our customized tags, labels, decals, and command boards attempt to personalize these systems for better usability. Custom Firefighter Car Plates Custom Accountability Tags Custom Equipment Marker Decals Custom Command Board Layouts Custom Printed Car & Motorcycle Plates Mark department vehicles or show your police, rescue squad, firefighter,...
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Choosing The Right Command Boards To Improve Fireground Communications

At American Trade Mark, we offer incident command boards for departments of all sizes and styles of firefighting fireground communications. Which is the right command board for your team? We’ve gathered some information to help you make the right choice. Our Available Options All of our incident command boards are made to stand the tests of a busy fire scene. We understand the need to keep things sturdy, yet compact, and most of all, to get all the information you need...
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Hazmat & Industrial Fires: Firefighter Safety Tips & Tools

Get, communicate with, and track the people and information you need during your next hazmat response call with tips and tools from American Trade Mark. Be better prepared for hazardous chemical and industrial fires. We want to help you maximize firefighter safety during all types of potential response situations. Chemical Fire Response Challenges Many hazmat firefighters find themselves in low-frequency, but very high-risk situations. Because of manufacturing, shipping, and waste cleanup efforts, even rural departments may have to respond to a...
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7 Strategies For Effective Fireground Communications

Ensuring effective fireground communications for both firefighters and incident command with strategic planning and gear from American Trade Mark. Time is of the essence during an incident, so it’s necessary that all fire personnel are on the same page with each other, using clear and organized radio communication techniques. We provide tips and tools to help make that happen. Tips For Effective Communication We've put together seven simple tips for you to consider as you create and revise your department's fireground communications protocols and...
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Infectious Disease Outbreak Safety Tips For First Responders

American Trade Mark is committed to helping keep our first responders nationwide safe and secure during these difficult and troubling times. One of the most critical elements of safety during a worldwide pandemic is universal management systems that allow each department to work together while simultaneously keeping one another safe. In order to slow the spread of a viral outbreak, clear fireground communications and incident command responsibilities have become more imperative than ever before. Fighting Infectious Disease Keeping our first responders and healthcare...
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Fire Department Communication Tips For Bad Weather

Improve fireground communication and firefighter safety with fire department communication tips for bad weather from American Trade Mark, your reliable source for accountability and incident command tools nationwide. There’s no such thing as a snow day for firefighters. Inclement weather only makes the job at hand more vital and dangerous. Having a good safety plan in place that addresses severe weather goes a long way to lower risks and prevent disaster. Tips For Communication During Inclement Weather Rain, hail, wind, and...
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ISO & Incident Command – Working Together For Safety

At American Trade Mark, we understand that the incident commander and incident safety officer are anything but redundant on an active fire scene. These two roles work in tandem to keep everyone on-site informed and as safe as possible. We want to help you with more effective IC & ISO fireground communications. ISO Vs. IC If IC and ISO aren't different names for the same duty, then what's the difference? While the incident commander is responsible for overall fire scene order...
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