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

I field a lot of questions 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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Safety training for Portsmouth Naval Shipyard

Gasaway Consulting Group, LLC, the parent of company of Situational Awareness Matters will conduct a situational awareness site evaluations and training for employees at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard. The assessments and training started in 2017 and will be completed in 2018. The focus of the training will be to help improve situational awareness and decision …

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Safety training for oil refinery operators at Syncrude Canada

Gasaway Consulting Group, LLC, the parent of company of Situational Awareness Matters has secured a year-long contract to train 600+ oil refinery operators at Syncrude Canada’s Fort McMurray Operations. The training will take place in 2018 and 2019 and is part of a four-pronged approach to improve operator safety during Periods of High Vulnerability that …

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Situational Awareness Matters!

Begin With The End In Mind

One of the essential components of well-developed situational awareness is being able to accurately predict the future. This prediction should be made during the initial scene size up and then it should be updated often as the incident progresses. In this segment, the need to begin with the end in mind will be explored and …

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Episode 132 | Online Academy Preview

  I am super excited to be able to share with you the features and enrollment options for the newly released Situational Awareness Matters Online Academy. Length: 22 minutes click the YouTube icon to listen     _____________________________________________________ If you are interested in taking your understanding of situational awareness and high-risk decision making to a higher …

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Periodic Chart

Sponsored by Midwest Fire Thank you for visiting the Periodic Chart of Situational Awareness page. If you would like to purchase the chart, please visit the SAMatters store at: www.SAMatters.com/store/ Each situational awareness barrier identified on the Chart is clickable link that will take you to articles, audio and/or video lessons about the barrier that …

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Episode 48: Helping responders with addiction

Firefighters and addiction. It’s not something we like to acknowledge or talk about. On this episode, we both acknowledge the problem and I have two guests from the American Addiction Centers here to give first responders advice about how to get help. Length: 56 minutes click the YouTube icon to listen     _____________________________________________________ If …

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SAMatters Show

Episode 388 This interview is with Dr. Dusty Lambert, a firefighter who completed his doctoral degree while researching the impact of acute stress in emergency vehicle crashes. CLICK HERE for the episode show notes. Length: 66 minutes Click the YouTube icon to watch the full video.      _____________________________________________________ Episode 387 This episode is an …

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Episode 21: Situational awareness lessons shared by a first responder struck by a car

On this episode I interview Sean Balantic. After serving 6 years active duty as a United States Marine, Sean served as a federal firefighter prior to being employed by the Rochester, New York Fire Department where he has served for almost 7 years. Sean is assigned as a firefighter on Truck 3. In this interview, …

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