The Good Samaritan Health Professionals Act of 2017 protects healthcare volunteers from liability. It will be helpful for disasters or mass casualty events.
Body armor is a relatively controversial issue. It brings up numerous issues about the safety of first responders and the 911 calls they answer.
Pennsylvania House Bill 1013 recently passed in the Pennsylvania House. It will help the overall climate of Emergency Medical Services, but some of the language may be a bit vague.
President Trump has ironed out the notion that he will support first responders in many of their policy initiatives. For many advocates of first responders, this may prove to be the time for emergency management policy initiatives.
Poor air quality is the fourth largest threat to human health. At current rates of emission, premature deaths are likely to rise to 4.5 million per year by 2040 unless action is taken to reduce harmful pollutants from being released into the air.