Top 10 of 2015

Top 10 of 2015

It is the goal of Situational Awareness Matters to post a new podcast episode every Tuesday and a new blog article every Friday. This goal was achieved in …

Twelve Ways to Situational Awareness

Twelve Ways to Situational Awareness

Ho, Ho, Ho. Merry Christmas everyone! With Thanksgiving a day in the past, it is officially the Christmas season! I know everyone’s feeling particularly …

Are you assuming risk or creating risk?

Are you assuming risk or creating risk?

I recently read an article where the author was taking exception to the risk management maxim: ‘We will risk a lot to save a lot and risk little to save …

Safeguards – It’s a fair question

Safeguards – It’s a fair question

I had the opportunity today to talk with a very progressive fire chief about situational awareness. I really enjoy my conversations with him because I always …

Helmet Cams and Risky Behaviors

Helmet Cams and Risky Behaviors

I recently fielded a question from a Situational Awareness Matters member on the use of helmet cameras and the impact it might have on situational awareness. …

It’s only a vehicle fire!

It’s only a vehicle fire!

I’d like to thank one of the loyal Situational Awareness Matters readers (whose name and department I am holding in confidence) for sending me a picture …

Bravado

Bravado

  For the most part, I am fortunate. The first responders who attend my situational awareness classes are humble, courteous and professional. They come to …

Aggressive versus conservative

Aggressive versus conservative

There is an ongoing debate in the fire service. Unless you are unplugged from social media and online journals, you’re surely aware of it. On one end of the …

Page 1 of 1612345...10...Last »