By Jim Salmi

Jim is a registered professional engineer with more than 35 years of experience in the fire service industry. He is the director of aerial product development at E-ONE. Since 1992, he has served on the NFPA 1901 Standards Committee as the chair of the Aerial Task Group.

Aerial platform trucks provide the department with an extremely powerful tool for rescue, ventilation, and extinguishing fires.  All Fire Apparatus Manufacturers’ Association (FAMA) member companies are concerned with firefighter safety, and those that produce products that lift people into the air are particularly sensitive to promoting safe practices. This article will discuss the issue of Continue reading