Rail travel: Four recent train accidents – two of them involving fatalities – have given the traveling public some cause for concern.
Public safety agencies need to conduct regular in-service training sessions on dealing with first-responder hostage situations.
Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney and other officials announced details of Thursday’s victory parade for the hometown Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles.
Emergency personnel who respond to disasters experience a wide range of physical and mental health issues. As a result, it is important to take steps to mitigate the effects of responding to these emergencies.
Beat the Flu: The CDC says that the number of people who have seen healthcare providers for the flu is the highest since 2004.
The Doomsday Clock is as close to midnight today as it was in 1953, when Cold War fears perhaps reached their highest levels.
As the last few years have seen some surprising temperatures, it becomes increasingly important for first responders to conduct cold weather training.
Communities need to be more self-reliant to effectively prepare for emergencies. Preparedness may need to start with small businesses.
Community resiliency is important to fostering preparedness and recovery during a disaster. Citizens should be educated on using their personal network for assistance during an emergency.
H.R. 304, Protecting Patient Access to Emergency Medications Act of 2017, was recently signed into law by President Trump and closes a gap that would have made patient care a little harder for Emergency Medical Services.