Emergency Response

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  • Grant Funding Offered to UK Water Rescue Services

    Local water rescue services could use the money to purchase lifesaving equipment such as boats, life jackets, and safety gear. They have until Sept. 6 to submit their bids to the Department for Transport.

  • Two Houston Pilots Honored with IMO Bravery at Sea Award

    Capt. Michael G. McGee and Capt. Michael C. Phillips are to receive the 2017 IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea in recognition of their actions in averting a tragedy when the ship they were piloting broke down and caught fire in the Houston Ship Channel last year.

  • West Virginia Opts In to FirstNet to Transform Public Safety Communications

    AT&T, in a public-private partnership with FirstNet, will build, operate, and maintain the network at no cost to the state for the next 25 years; the governor said it will transform the way West Virginia's fire, police, EMS, and other public safety personnel communicate and share information.

  • NHS England Commits to Faster Ambulance Response to Critical Cases

    The performance targets announced this month will apply to all 999 emergency calls and aim to save 250 cardiac arrest victims' lives a year.

  • NIOSH Posts ERHMS User Guide

    NIOSH worked with the U.S. National Response Team, federal agencies, state health departments, labor unions, and volunteer emergency responder groups to develop the ERHMS system, which provides guidelines for protecting emergency responders over a full range of emergency types and settings.

  • Senate Panel Eyes FirstNet Progress This Week

    U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., who chairs the Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, Innovation, and the Internet, will convene the hearing at 10 a.m. July 20 as members evaluate FirstNet and AT&T's progress to date and the anticipated timeline to build, operate, and maintain the planned nationwide public safety broadband network.


  • 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.



  • 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.


  • 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.

  • NSF-Funded Researchers Build Wall-Jumping Robot

    A December 2016 National Science Foundation episode showcases a new wall-jumping robot, using sensor-integrated blocks to better identify developmental disabilities, creatures with camouflage, a new procedure to detect exposure to dangerous nuclear materials, and the discovery of the oldest know fossil tumor.

  • California Highway Patrol -- CALEA

    Excellence is not just about where you are, where you've been, or what you've accomplished. It's about where you're headed and who's by your side when you get there. This California Highway Patrol video discusses CHP's accreditation through CALEA and this year's reassessment process. The video expresses the commitment and standards the CHP shares with CALEA and exemplifies its continued promise to provide the highest level of safety, service, and security to the people of California.

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