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Emergency Vehicle Operations Unit IV Driver Selection

Emergency Vehicle Operations Unit IV Driver Selection

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Emergency Vehicle Operations Unit IV Driver Selection

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  1. Emergency Vehicle OperationsUnit IVDriver Selection

  2. Emergency Vehicle Operations Unit IV Objectives • The EVO will understand that the personnel selection procedures is the first steps in developing an effective emergency vehicle operator/driver program. • The EVO will be able to recognize that human aspects of driver selection are an important component of the process • The EVO will be able to recognize that a number of abilities necessary for driving must be acquired.

  3. Every Crash has Operator Influence

  4. Apparatus Driver/Operator Selection Introduction • Not all people have the necessary skill and abilities • Responsibility of Command Structure to assure proper selection of EVO’s • Ultimately falls back onto governing board • Affects operating budget, insurance costs and public relations

  5. HUMAN ASPECTS : The Ingredients of Prospective Driver/Operator Candidates Constituent Parts: • Attitude • Knowledge • Mental Fitness • Judgment

  6. What Makes a Good Driver? • Physical Fitness • Age • Habits • Driving Characteristics • Diamonds vs. Stones • Common Sense • Are they trainable?

  7. Are we Managing What we Already Have?

  8. Vehicle Characteristics -The dynamic partnership with the EVO consists with: • Type of Vehicle- size matters • Components • Operating outside of engineered ranges can spell disaster • Requires competency based training

  9. Personnel File • Contains the qualifications of each person within the department • Serves as a means to select driver/operators • Includes complete information on each person • Includes accident and near miss reports • May stand as a legal document • Lack of such documentation can be detrimental

  10. Administrative Process Driver/Operator Candidate Questions: • Physically capable of doing the job? • What type of attitude towards organization? • What is his/hers past driving record? • Training record? • Treatment for drug or alcohol abuse?

  11. Administrative Process Procedure for selection should include: • Interview • Written test covering organization guidelines for driving, knowledge of response area, local and state laws and general vehicle knowledge • Completion of an Emergency Vehicle Operations Course • Driving test

  12. Health and Safety Committee • Oversee driver selection • Coordinate training program • Review drivers performance • Conduct a review of all accidents and reported near misses by any driver • Committee should be in place before an incident happens

  13. How do you pick your drivers?

  14. Unit IV Review • The EVO will understand that the personnel selection procedures is the first steps in developing an effective emergency vehicle operator/driver program. • The EVO will be able to recognize that human aspects of driver selection are an important component of the process • The EVO will be able to recognize that a number of abilities necessary for driving must be acquired.