Dr. Gasaway, along with some special guests, celebrates the milestone of reaching our 400thepisode. The Situational Awareness Matters Show debuted on May 12, 2014. This episode highlights the journey Dr. Gasaway has taken to educate first responders about situational awareness and high-risk decision making. About the Host Richard B. Gasaway, PhD, CSP […]
These are the live event options for situational awareness programs.
Flawed Situational Awareness: A stealth killer Program Length: 4-8 hours Appropriate for: First Responders (Fire, Police, EMS) Supervisors Trainers Training Program Managers Safety Professionals Program Description This program shares the powerful findings of Dr. Gasaway’s extensive research on issues related to first responder decision making and flawed situational awareness. In his review of hundreds of near-miss
The Mental Management of Emergencies: Improving first responder situational awareness and decision making under stress. Format: Interactive Seminar Length: 2 days Since the inception of the National Firefighter Near-Miss Reporting System in 2005, the leading contributing factors to near-miss events are NOT strategy, tactics, equipment, procedures or training. The leading contributing factors are flawed situational
Firefighter Safety: Mistakes and Best Practices Program Length: 2 to 3 hours Appropriate for: First Responders (Fire, Police, EMS) Company Officers Training Officers Incident Commanders Risk Managers Program Description This program looks at a summary of 10 common mistakes and 10 best practices discovered from the presenter’s extensive evaluation of more than 500 near-miss reports
Training for Failure: Why we must change the way we train. Program Length: 2 to 3 hours Appropriate for: First Responders (Fire, Police, EMS) Supervisors Trainers Training Program Managers Safety Professionals Program Description When people do seemingly insane things on the job site there is never a shortage of peers waiting to pass judgment and
What is situational awareness and why does it matter? Program length: 1 to 4 hours Appropriate for: First responders Industrial workers Safety professionals Utility workers Medical providers Transportation workers Military personnel Program Description Most workers know, intuitively, that strong situational awareness is an important aspect of safety. However, many do not understand what situational awareness is,
Fifty Ways to Kill a First Responder: Improving emergency scene situational awareness. Format: Interactive Seminar Length: 2 days This program is based on the findings of Dr. Gasaway’s research on emergency incident decision making. In his review of hundreds of near-miss reports, case studies, line-of-duty death reports and videos he continually found himself being frustrated