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Periodic Chart

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SAMatters Show

Episode 394 In this episode, Dr. Gasaway talks with Andy Bozzo, co-founder of Tablet Command mobile incident management software. Tablet Command is a mobile incident command and response solution that increases situational awareness, speeds incident response, streamlines incident management and improves firefighter accountability. With Tablet Command, an incident commander can tap and drag responding apparatus …

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Episode 30: Brooklyn Park Fire Department Carbon Monoxide Close Call

On Saturday, September 13, 2014, the Brooklyn Park Fire Department was dispatched to a medical call that had the potential to be catastrophic for the members of their department, their EMS transport provider and their police department. Length: 41 minutes click the YouTube icon to listen       _____________________________________________________ If you are interested in taking …

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High Reliability Organizations – Processes

Last month I wrote a piece on the traits of high reliability organizations (HROs) and received a lot of very positive feedback. Thank you! This article will focus on the processes used by HROs. These processes definitely provide some valuable lessons for public safety agencies. Compare your organization and see if you may find some …

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Live Programs List – First Responders

Keynotes – Programs – Seminars – Workshops Powerful, results-oriented, high-impact, experience-based safety and leadership programs using interactive, adult learning techniques. For 25 years Dr. Richard Gasaway has been delivering content rich programs for first responders, business leaders and industral workers ranging in size from 10 to 5,000 throughout the United States, Canada, England, Hong Kong …

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Situational Awareness Matters

Firefighter Safety: Mistakes & Best Practices

Firefighter Safety: Mistakes and Best Practices Created and presented by: Dr. Richard B. Gasaway, EFO, CFO Fire Chief (ret.) Format: DVD Length: 119 minutes $199.99   This program examines mistakes that result in firefighter casualties and offers best practices to fix the mistakes and improve the safety of your firefighters. This program is based on …

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