In this episode I share 19 ways that communications issues can impact Situational Awareness.
Length: 37 minutes
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If you are a student of near-miss and casualty reports then you know, without a doubt, that flawed communications is a major contributing factor when things go wrong and flawed communications is often a factor when the quality of situational awareness erodes.
In fact, flawed communications was the second most frequently cited barrier to flawed situational awareness in my research, second only to staffing issues.
But how does communications get so messed up at emergency scenes? This episode explores some of the barriers to effective communications.
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