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I recall running down the tunnel fully loaded with equipment and trying to anticipate the actual problems ahead. Every footfall was dark, dangerous and potentially deadly, but not one crew member was seriously injured under my watch. Wayne G
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How To Keep Your Boss Quiet!

While working as a subway First Response Supervisor, I quickly learned the many pitfalls of this position.My shift was the afternoon 3 to 11 shift, Saturdays to Thursdays of each week.Now for those of you in large metropolitan areas, you will appreciate the concept of 'rush hour' traffic. We have close to 7 million people to deal with here in Toronto, and trust me...the roads are busy for approximately 4 hours of my shift every work day. (Weekends can still have rush hour traffic due to sports…See More
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About Me
Worked as a subway first response supervisor for the Toronto Transit Commission. Fighting terrorism, fires, floods and suicide clean-ups was just the tip of the iceberg for my crew and I.
There were plenty of other unruly track level events to deal with also.
Where Do You Live Now?
Toronto, Ontario
My Political View Leans Toward
Middle of the Road, Not Political
Relationship Staus
Single
Hobbies
Currently editing a book I wrote which chronicles various crisis situations mitigated at track level.
In my spare time I enjoy reading, writing, computers, and outdoor activities.
My Personality
Extrovert and fun loving personality.
What Branch Of Public Safety Are You?
Fire-Rescue, Civilian
Rank/Position
Emergency First Response Supervisor
Certifications
BEM certified
Civil Engineering Diploma
Name Of Station Or Base Of Operations
Toronto
Civilian Support Team
CERT
City, State, County
Toronto, Ontario, CANADA
Favorite Quote
All clear!
Heroes
All first responders.
Why Did I Join USFRA.org?
Education, Training, Public Safety Community Outreach, Networking
How Did You Hear About USFRA?
Google, Stumbled Across

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How To Keep Your Boss Quiet!

Posted on January 22, 2012 at 10:30pm 0 Comments

While working as a subway First Response Supervisor, I quickly learned the many pitfalls of this position.

My shift was the afternoon 3 to 11 shift, Saturdays to Thursdays of each week.

Now for those of you in large metropolitan areas, you will appreciate the concept of 'rush hour' traffic. We have close to 7 million people to deal with here in Toronto, and trust me...the roads are busy for approximately 4 hours of my shift every work day. (Weekends can still have rush hour traffic…

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Toronto's Worst Subway Accident, August 11 1995

Posted on February 11, 2011 at 2:30pm 1 Comment

This plaque commemorates the loss of three innocent lives in Canada's worst subway accident in Toronto on August 11, 1995.

I want to pay homage to Kinga Szabo, Christina Munar Reyes and Hui Xian Lin as they lost their lives as a result of this tragedy.…



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At 10:47pm on January 24, 2012, Tony Thomas said…

Hi Wayne, welcome to USFRA. Great group of people here. If you need any navigation around the site, look me up.

At 9:40am on February 11, 2011,
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Janet Liebsch
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Hi wayne .. and thank you for joining USFRA! We encourage you to check out our Forums, Groups, blogs and Chat features … and personalize your page with unlimited pictures, music, videos and blogs.

Please take a moment to read our SOGs (Standard Operating Guidelines) for the site … and join the USFRA Community Central Group for some “Getting Started” tips and to stay current on features and updates. While you’re there, snoop at and join other Groups or create your own.

We also have the USFRA Partner Link Directory, Top Sites Directory, as well as the Events calendar, where you can contribute your community events, conferences, expos, fundraisers and Classifieds, to post your jobs, resumes, buy, sell or trade.

A quick tip for moving around in the Forums ~ use the “View” drop-down menu to toggle between “categories” and “discussions” (the latter provides a list of all forum posts sorted by date ~ comes in handy to see what you’ve missed.)

If you have any questions, comments or suggestions please let me or Fyrewebmaster or Tony or Bob know. Thanks again for joining and don't forget to invite your friends and co-workers!

Stay safe out there, j

Janet Liebsch - USFRA Disaster Info Specialist & Network Admin

 
 
 

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