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Situational Awareness

Ascent is inviting fire departments in the Chicagoland area on March 19th from 9:00am to 12:00pm to experience third-party validated indoor tracking technology
The Chico Fire Department will receive over $348K to purchase a cancer screening program and Tablet Command software
Understand the differences between the types of TIs will help identify the units that work best for your members
A dramatic rescue in Michigan highlights the importance of honing situational awareness and avoiding tunnel vision
Fire service leaders address size-up, situational awareness, roadway safety, proper PPE, complacency, go/no-go decision-making and more
Find out how one rural fire department went mobile and improved communication among its volunteers and the department’s situational awareness
Reviewing historic fires enhances fireline safety by building context and familiarity with high-risk scenarios
Firefighters must remain vigilant at explosion response scenes, particularly when the blast source has yet to be identified
The fire service must heed relevant warnings to prepare for predictable major events and increase department resilience for the truly unpredictable events
Find out how one rural fire department went mobile and improved communication among its volunteers and the department’s situational awareness
Connecting the 2022 Firefighter Safety Stand Down theme to seatbelt use
Physically demanding work performed over extended periods of time can lead to mental fatigue, impacting situational awareness
Preplan your escape routes, and consider your options to flee, hide or fight back