Archive by category Human Factors

These are the first responder situational awareness and decision making issues and opportunities related to human factors.

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 …

Duty to Die Syndrome

Duty to Die Syndrome

I recently sent out a message across my social media networks (Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn) about bravado being a barrier to situational awareness. The …

A situational awareness paradigm shift

A situational awareness paradigm shift

Paradigm: A set of assumptions, concepts, values, and practices that constitute a way of viewing reality for the community that shares them . Recent research …

360° Size Up

360° Size Up

 It’s really quite a simple premise. To capture clues and cues requires seeing or hearing them. At a structure fire, the visual clues and cues occupy a …

Page 1 of 1012345...10...Last »