This is the IAFC’s third
annual survey on this topic. Responses are accepted through June 28, and all
responses are confidential.
In 2011, IAFC found 84 percent of the respondents used a smartphone for jobrelated tasks, mostly email and texting. Firefighters also used smartphones for GIS
mapping and routing as well as job-related information searching.
IAFC Mobile Device Survey
Are Mobile Devices Changing How You Work?
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