Director, UL Firefighter Safety Research Institute
STEVE KERBER is the director of the UL Firefighter Safety Research Institute. He has led research with the fire service in the areas of ventilation, structural collapse, and fire dynamics. He is a 13-year veteran of the fire service; the majority of the years were with the College Park (MD) FD, where he served at ranks up through deputy chief. He was named the 2014 Post Instructor of the Year.
This discussion features four of the fire service's best minds on health and safety that sheds light on the invisble dangers of the modern fire environment that all firefighters will be exposed to at some point in the ir careers.
This roundtable discussion from Tracy, Madrzykowski, Alkonis, and Kerber looks at how science and technology, from research to reports to new firefighting devices and computer programs, are aiding firefighters in new ways to battle the enemy.
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