after action

After Action Analysis

by mobrian on December 4, 2008

Have you ever responded to an incident and had the perfect Action Plan, the team worked flawlessly and never missed a beat?  Responding to fire and emergency incidents present challenges to first responders as incidents are truly unknown.  What are the lessons learned while at a fire?  Can you pass along information to other responders that will help improve responses in the future?

Many of these questions are answered in after action analysis.  There are many pitfalls that can occur during the event which can turn lessons learned into attacks and allegations.  The USFA has recently released a report to help standardize after action reports.

The United States Fire Administration (USFA) released [click to continue…]