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Each situational awareness barrier identified on the Chart is clickable link that will take you to articles, audio and/or video lessons about the barrier that will include best practices and discussion questions.

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APersonal Awareness AAAutomatic Actions
  • Human Factors
  • Physical/Mental Stress
  • Command Support
  • Team/Crew
  • Mental Modeling
  • Attention Management
  • Mission and Goals
  • Command location
  • Communications
  • Data/Information Mgmt
  • Staffing
SMLack of Shared Mental Model SSLack of Shared Sense of Making

Flawed situational awareness is one of the leading contributing factors to first responder near-miss and casualty events.
To learn more about each barrier to situational awareness, visit http://www.SAMatters.com/chart/