Situational Awareness for Emergency Response

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    Situational awareness is more complex than simply noticing what is happening around you. An emergency responder must capture clues and cues in the emergency environment, make sense of the information, and predict what will happen next.In Situational Awareness for Emergency Response, Richard Gasaway establishes the foundation of decision making and the role of situational awareness in high-risk public safety environments. He explains his original research on command decisions and the barriers that challenge a commander's situational awareness, and offers lessons learned and best practices that can assist responders in preventing or overcoming the situational awareness barriers. Situational Awareness for Emergency Response is an ideal resource for incident commanders, line personnel who make high-stress decisions, and students learning to develop and maintain situational awareness. Features and benefits:Realise how decisions are made in high-stress, high-consequence, and time-compressed situationsUnderstand situational awareness and its role in making good and bad decisionsIdentify barriers that challenge a commander's situational awarenessImprove your decision making with the lessons learned and recommended best practicesUse the 25-point checklist as an incident evaluation tool to improve safety

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    Number of Pages: 366
    Format(s): Hardback - ISBN: 9781593703073
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    Listed in: Fire services, Industrial or vocational training, Fire protection & safety
    Publisher: PennWell Books

    Books by Richard B. Garaway

    Hardback

    RRP: £49.95

    Sale Price: £32.43

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