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Deadly Situational Awareness Barriers

Program Length: 2 hours

Format: Live (virtual) training and
includes a live Q&A session with Dr. Gasaway

When: On the date and time of your department’s regular training.

Train all of your members for $999
Includes a recorded playback for members
who cannot attend the live training.

Upon the completion of your purchase you will
be contacted to set up the date and time for this training.

Program Description

Flawed situational awareness is NEVER the root cause of a near-miss or casualty. It is a SYMPTOM. The barriers that flaw situational awareness are the root causes.

The presenter has conducted thorough research on the cognitive neuroscience of decision making and has uncovered more than one hundred barriers that can impact situational awareness.

This course discusses deadly barriers that impact situational awareness, including:

  • Pre-arrival lens
  • Confabulation
  • Mission Myopia
  • Mind drift
  • Staffing issues
  • Cognitive biases
  • Normalization of deviance
  • Human factors
  • Complacency
  • The curse of knowledge
  • Overconfidence
  • Technology
  • Miscommunications
  • Command location
  • Peer and supervisor pressure
  • Command support
  • Overload
  • Fear-driven decision making
  • Task fixation
  • Culture
  • Task saturation
  • … and more