Archive by category Distractions and Interruptions

These are first responder situational awareness and decision making issues and opportunities related to distractions and interruptions.

Come down off the high perch of judgment

Come down off the high perch of judgment

At the start of the Flawed Situational Awareness program I share a story about my early years as a company officer and subsequently as a command-level officer. …

Chatty TSA Agents

Chatty TSA Agents

It is possible that while you are attempting to pay attention to something, you can be drawn off your task by distractions or interruptions to your workload. A …

Meta Awareness

Meta Awareness

  Developing and maintaining situational awareness at an emergency scene can be a very challenging task. Scenes are often stressful, complex, …

Episode 133 | The Devil’s Advocate

Episode 133 | The Devil’s Advocate

In this episode, we discuss the role of the devil’s advocate on emergency scenes and how the advocate can help when there is a flawed perception of reality. …

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