Archive by category understaffing

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

Episode 206 | Competing Goals

Episode 206 | Competing Goals

This episode examines how competing goals can impact situational awareness.  Length: 31 minutes             click the YouTube …

Episode 134 | Assessing resources

Episode 134 | Assessing resources

  In this episode, we discuss the importance of setting operational strategy based on available resources and the impact of understaffing on situational …

The Routine Call

The Routine Call

During a recent situational awareness program a participant was discussing something that went wrong at a routine call. As the story went, the crew had been to …

Overstaffing

Overstaffing

It’s not something talked about often in first responder circles – overstaffing. Far more often the focus is on issues of understaffing which, …