Fire Safety Director: Main Duties and Responsibilities (00:40)
Robert Lanham does building inspections, site surveys, and organizes fire drills.
Fire Safety Director: Career Beginnings (01:21)
Lanham is a third generation firefighter. His personality type is suited to this hands-on job.
Fire Safety Director: Keys for Success (01:36)
Lanham discusses remaining calm under chaotic circumstances. A fire safety director needs good math and referencing skills.
Fire Safety Director: Education and Certification Requirements (01:22)
Fire departments and FEMA directors take courses at the National Fire Academy in Maryland to learn about implementing programs for institutions.
Fire Safety Director: Workplace Atmosphere (02:38)
Lanham describes typical daytime duties and after-hours emergency responsibilities.
Fire Safety Director: Advice for Aspiring Pros (01:38)
Lanham says this intensive, yet rewarding, job is not for someone who just wants to earn a paycheck.
Fire Safety Director: A Day on the Job (01:35)
Lanham ensures that commercial buildings meet safety standards and recommends improvements when necessary.
Fire Safety Director: Industry Goals and Services (00:28)
The industry goal is life safety first and property protection second.
Fire Safety Director: Industry Challenges (00:48)
Getting funding for life-saving technology, like thermal imaging cameras, is a challenge.
Fire Safety Director: Looking at the Future (01:26)
Firefighting is more dangerous now than it was 23 years ago because of the flammable materials used in home products.
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