Archive by category Risk Assessment

These are the first responder situational awareness and decision making issues and opportunities related to risk assessment.

How We Understand (Episode 245)

How We Understand (Episode 245)

In this episode, you get to sit in on a short segment of a situational awareness program where Dr. Gasaway explains the second component in the situational …

Weather Can Impact Situational Awareness

Weather Can Impact Situational Awareness

You may recall from earlier discussions that situational awareness is formed by gathering information about what is happening in the environment around you. …

Episode 240 | Jason Corthell Interview

Episode 240 | Jason Corthell Interview

In this episode, Cypress Creek Lieutenant Jason Corthell shares his close call survival story where he was operating on the second floor of an exterior …

Episode 238 | Ken Prillaman Interview

Episode 238 | Ken Prillaman Interview

  This episode is a flashback episode where Fire Chief Ken Prillaman shared his near-miss story where complacency at an EMS call almost resulted in a …

Episode 237 | Brian Schaeffer Interview

Episode 237 | Brian Schaeffer Interview

  This episode is a flashback episode where Fire Chief Brian Schaeffer shared his near-miss story at a commercial building fire in Spokane, Washington. …

Episode 236 | John Dantuono Interview

Episode 236 | John Dantuono Interview

  This episode is a flashback episode where Firefighter John Dantuono shared his near-miss story where he was saved from falling though a roof by his SCBA …