The International Public Safety Association recently released the Rescue Task Force Best Practices Guide - an important guide that will bridge how public safety agencies handle active shooter incidents.
FEMA recently updated the National Incident Management System further defining some of the roles and responsibilities aspects of the Incident Command System and the Emergency Operations Center.
Educating a parent about appropriate water safety measures may be a more effective solution to decreasing swimming-related emergencies.
When major disasters happen, there are lessons to learn. Safety training is often a part of this dialogue for emergency management employees and citizens.
Many volunteer ambulance agencies throughout the United States have a difficult time staffing their ambulances. Now, there is a volunteer shortage.
Preventing emergencies such as oxygen tank accidents within public safety departments will largely come from training and policy management.
Emergency managers work hard to educate the public about preparation prior to disasters. But emergency managers should change how they educate the public.
The Good Samaritan Health Professionals Act of 2017: New Legislation to Help Healthcare Volunteers during Disasters
The Good Samaritan Health Professionals Act of 2017 protects healthcare volunteers from liability. It will be helpful for disasters or mass casualty events.
Employers need to emphasize the importance of running through training scenarios. Trained employees will be able to make the right decision in emergencies.
Reflections on the Charlottesville Riots: Using History to Better Understand Civil Unrest and Emergency Management
During the summer, a KKK rally turned violent in Charlottesville, Virginia. This type of event is certainly concerning for emergency management.