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The Communications Specialist Role in Forming Situational Awareness

Some of the least appreciated members of the emergency response team are the communications specialists (in some venues, termed dispatchers). How do I know this? First, I served as a communications specialist (my job title was dispatcher) early in my career and I was routinely subjected to criticism and ridicule from responders because the information …

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Three types of stress

In this article, we discuss three types of stress: Acute stress, episodic acute stress, and chronic stress. First responders can, and often do, experience all three. Stress can impact firefighter situational awareness and, equally concerning, stress can have devastating long-term impacts. As I was writing this article I recalled various times during my thirty years …

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Gasaway Safety Solutions slated to present to ExxonMobil Global Emergency Response Team

November 19, 2019 Gasaway Safety Solutions has been contracted to conduct a situational awareness training for ExxonMobil’s Global Emergency Response Team members in Houston, Texas. “We are really excited to be working again with ExxonMobil, this time to help their Global Emergency Response Team members improve their understanding of situational awareness and high-risk decision making. …

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Gasaway Safety Solutions slated to present the Novelis Corporation Management Team

November 11, 2019 Gasaway Safety Solutions has been contracted to deliver a situational awareness training program for the operations and safety managers at the Novelis Corporation’s Oswego Plant. “Novelis is an amazing company with a strong safety culture. We are really excited to be working with their operations managers to help improve their understanding of …

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Gasaway Safety Solutions slated to present to ExxonMobil Emergency Response Managers

October 2, 2019 Gasaway Safety Solutions has been contracted to conduct a situational awareness training for ExxonMobil’s North American Emergency Response Managers in Galveston, Texas. “We are really excited to be working with ExxonMobil to help their emergency response managers improve situational awareness and high-risk decision making.  This is a special gathering of their North …

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Gasaway Safety Solutions selected to consult with international biotechnology company

September 26, 2019 Gasaway Safety Solutions has been contracted to conduct a situational awareness assessment and training for a world leader in  biotechnology. “We are really excited to be working with this company to complete a comprehensive assessment and to train more than 500 of their employees on situational awareness and high-risk decision making.  Due …

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Safety consulting and training for Louisiana Pacific Corporation

Gasaway Consulting Group, LLC, the parent of company of Situational Awareness Matters has secured a contract for consulting and training for the Louisiana Pacific Corporation Tomahawk (Wisconsin) facility. The training will take place in 2019 and is part of program designed to help workers at the factory improve situational awareness and high-risk decision making. “We …

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Understanding Stress – Part 2: Types of stress

Welcome to Part 2 of my series on stress. The goal of this segment is to discuss three types of stress: Acute stress, episodic acute stress and chronic stress. Anyone on an emergency scene can, and often do, experience all three. Stress can impact  situational awareness and, equally concerning, stress can have devastating long-term impacts. …

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Understanding Stress – Part 1: The Physical, Chemical and Emotional Impact

I get a lot of inquiries about stress during my programs. I think this is, in part, because of how pervasive stress is in the lives of anyone involved in an emergency situation and the role that stress plays in situational awareness and decision making. So I thought I’d write an article about stress. Well, …

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Safety training for Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard

Gasaway Consulting Group, LLC, the parent of company of Situational Awareness Matters will be conducting situational awareness training for employees at the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard This is the second naval facility to receive a site evaluation and training for lifting and handling personnel. The first training programs were conducted for the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard. …

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