Situational Awareness Matters: Volume 2

Situational Awareness Matters: Volume 2

by Richard Bruce Gasaway


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Flawed situational awareness is a leading contributing factor to first responder near-miss and casualty events. Yet, sadly, most first responders know very little about situational awareness - what it is, how to develop it, what erodes it and how to regain it once it has been eroded. This book - the second in a series - discusses the challenges first responders face while trying to develop and maintain situational awareness while making decisions in high-risk, high consequence, time compressed, rapidly changing environments, including: Stress, Communications, Vigilance, Tunnel Vision, Auditory Exclusion, Information Overload, Time Distortion, Bad Habits, Technology, Peer Pressure, Size-up, Noise, Mindset, Freelancing, Accountability, And more.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781939571106
Publisher: Richard Gasaway
Publication date: 10/01/2013
Series: Situational Awareness Matters , #2
Pages: 274
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.58(d)

About the Author

Richard B. Gasaway, PhD, served more than 30 years as a firefighter, EMT-paramedic, lieutenant, captain, training officer, assistant chief and fire chief. Dr. Gasaway is widely considered to be one of the nation's foremost authorities on first responder decision making and situational awareness under stress. His programs on situational awareness and decision making have been presented to more than 47,000 first responders and business professionals worldwide.

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