Emergency Response


News & Articles

  • California Voters Approve Proposition on Ambulance Workers

    Proposition 11 was passed Nov. 6. It will allow ambulance providers to require workers to remain on call during meal and rest breaks, being paid at their regular rates.

  • Largest Massachusetts Homeland Security Drill Under Way

    Sirens, helicopters, military vehicles, first responders and other disaster response measures are expected to be present this week in various locations across the state. The public should not be alarmed, as the emergency response presence is part of the training exercise.

  • Five California Officers Receive Medal of Valor Awards

    The Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor Act of 2003 gives the governor authority to award medals to public safety officers who are recognized by the attorney general for extraordinary valor above and beyond the call of duty.

  • Lessons Learned from Harvey Shared at #NSCexpo

    Harris County Judge Ed Emmett shared the lessons learned from the devastating 2017 storm in the Occupational Keynote on Oct. 24.

  • INTERPOL Chemical Awareness Film Wins Prize

    The film is part of a larger campaign to raise awareness and increase the capacity of law enforcement and other agencies who suspect anyone of preparing a bomb so they can be stopped before an attack takes place

  • No Injuries in Fire Aboard NYC-Bound Tanker

    The U.S. Coast Guard and Fire Department of the City of New York Special Operations Command firefighters and rescue paramedics conducted a joint safety examination of the disabled asphalt tanker this week; the cause of the fire is under investigation.


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.

  • Predictive Analysis in Workplace Safety: Four 'Safety Truths' that Reduce Workplace Injuries

    This new white paper describes how predictive analytics, which has already optimized several other industries, is now being used by safety professionals to predict and prevent workplace injuries. Readers will learn the four safety truths about safety observation and inspection data.

  • 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.


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.