Emergency Response


News & Articles

  • State Farm Gets First National FAA Waiver

    The national waiver allows State Farm to conduct drone operations over people and flights beyond the pilot's visual line of sight through November 2022. Previous waivers State Farm was granted were limited to a short time frame and to specific geographic areas affected by hurricanes.

  • New Minnesota Law to Help First Responders Get Workers' Comp for PTSD

    The new law states that if a public safety employee such as a firefighter, corrections officer, or paramedic is diagnosed with PTSD, it will be presumed that the disorder is work-related.

  • A New Model for Increasing Cardiac Arrest Survival Requires We Fix the National AED Shortage, Too

    The obvious reason for the AED shortage is the fact these life-saving devices are, with a few exceptions, not legally required at most locations. But voluntary deployments are clearly not getting the job done on their own.

  • CDC's Emergency Management Program Reaccredited

    The federal agency's emergency management program was first accredited in 2013. It led CDC's management of numerous emergency responses, including the 2014 Ebola response and the 2016 Zika response.

  • Trio Safely Rescued from Abandoned WV Mine

    The search of the Rock House Powellton Mine in Clear Creek, W.Va., ended successfully Dec. 12, with all three people inside brought out safely.

  • Coast Guard Rescue Brings Reminder to Winter Mariners

    "In the winter, the marine environment is rougher and colder," said David Umberger, command duty officer at the Sector Delaware Bay command center. "This case might not have had such a good outcome if the captain and crew of the Ocean Pearl hadn't been prepared for an emergency. Keeping a properly-registered EPIRB, well-maintained cold-water survival gear, and functioning communications equipment on board your vessel will save your life."


Products

  • Revolutionary Wearable Worker Safety

    Revolutionary Wearable Worker Safety

    Occly™ is a wearable personal safety device worn on the body or clipped to an accessory. Occly is armed with a alarm button, impact sensor, four cameras that continuously record images all around the user, sirens, a microphone, LED lighting, wireless capabilities, and safety network application.

  • Physio-Control LIFEPAK CR Plus AED

    Physio-Control Inc.’s LIFEPAK CR Plus AED

    Featuring the same advanced technology trusted by emergency medical professionals—yet simple to use—the fully automatic CR Plus AED is designed specifically for the first person to respond to a victim of sudden cardiac arrest.

  • SpinTec™ Showerhead

    Bradley Spin Tec Cutaway 150x150

    The innovative SpinTec™ showerhead from Bradley incorporates the latest technology in fluid dynamics to provide a superior washdown in a shorter amount of time and with a more even distribution of water than other emergency fixture drench showers.


Webinars


Whitepapers

  • Innovations in Chemical Protection

    The chemical protection market has remained unchanged in the last thirty years despite industry advancements and changes. Consequently, workers and purchasing agents have experienced serious gaps in their wants and needs for chemical protection with the products currently available.

  • Leading Refinery Optimizes its Gas Detection Program

    iNet, Industrial Scientific’s Gas Detection as a Service solution, has alleviated the maintenance challenges previously faced by a crew at a leading U.S. refinery. Additionally, iNet has provided visibility into their gas detection program that keeps workers safer.

  • Does Your Gas Detection Program Need a Health Check

    Data stored within gas detectors that help safety personnel make decisions that increase workplace safety and strengthen their safety cultures often goes unused. Readers will learn how managing the data in their gas detection program will keep their people safer.


Videos

  • NATE 'Be Your Brother's Keeper' Tower Rescue Video

    NATE's "Be Your Brother's Keeper" video focuses on the importance of the planning, procedures, equipment, and training necessary to perform a successful tower rescue. The video was unveiled as part of Volume 3 of the association's popular Climber Connection series, made its debut during the AGL Local Summit in Kansas City, Mo. The video includes an interview with an experienced industry safety instructor walking through a rescue scenario and discussing the measures that must be planned for and implemented in order to successfully perform a rescue of a technician working on a communications tower. The video also includes live mock demonstrations highlighting different rescue options and techniques available to utilize by trained personnel working at a tower site. "It is paramount that all tower crews working in the industry receive consistent rescue training and refresher training in accordance with the NATE Tower Climber Training Standard guidelines," said Denise Frey from D&A Construction Management, Inc. in Branford, Conn. "Today's tower technicians are the first responders when it comes to performing a potential rescue of their fellow co-workers on a tower. This NATE video does a great job of providing an overview of the important elements that lead to a safe and successful rescue."

  • Crash Testing an Ambulance

    This video provides viewers with an understanding of full vehicle crash testing and how results impact future design and testing efforts. [NIOSH Pub. No. 2017-143-(2)]

  • Scott Sight: Benefits of Hands Free Testimonial

    Five firefighters from across the United States and Canada discuss the benefits of using a hands-free thermal intelligence system in this December 2016 video from Scott Safety.