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Situational Awareness Matters! Volume 2 By Richard B. Gasaway, Ph.D.
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This book contains a compilation of articles from the highly acclaimed Situational Awareness Matters! website. The book and website share the same mission: To help first responders see the bad things... More > coming... in time to change the outcome.< Less
Situational Awareness Matters! Volume 1 By Richard B. Gasaway, Ph.D.
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For the past seven years of my life I have been on a mission – a mission to understand how first responders develop, maintain, lose, and regain situational awareness in high risk, high... More > consequence, dynamically changing environments. When things go wrong at emergency scenes the casualty investigators often cite flaws in situational awareness. These findings have only limited value. What would be of greater benefit is for first responders to understand HOW and WHY situational awareness is flawed and how to ensure the ability to develop it, maintain it and if lost, regain it. This book is a compilation of articles from the Situational Awareness Matters! website [www.SAMatters.com]. The site was launched in October 2011 and, as if this printing, has had over 2.5 million page views from first responders around the world. Consider visiting the site for additional information on the topics written about in this book and to glean new information based on science and investigation reports.< Less
Fireground Command Decision Making: Understanding the Barriers Challenging Command Situation Awareness By Richard B. Gasaway, PhD
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Issues with situation awareness have been implicated in numerous firefighter near-miss and line-of-duty death reports. As the person responsible for sizing up the fire situation and making decisions... More > that impact firefighter safety, the commander must be able to effectively manage the barriers that can impact his or her situation awareness. In this book, I share the findings of my extensive research of fireground command decision making and what I discovered about the barriers that impact a fireground commander's situation awareness. I discuss 116 potential barriers to a fireground commander's situation awareness and I provide you with recommendations for reducing the impact of your most challenging situation awareness barriers. I also present you with 10 best practices that you should use to ensure you develop and maintain strong situation awareness and make quality decisions on the fireground.< Less
Fireground Command Decision Making: Understanding the Barriers Challenging Command Situation Awareness By Richard B. Gasaway, PhD
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Issues with situation awareness have been implicated in numerous firefighter near-miss and line-of-duty death reports. As the person responsible for sizing up the fire situation and making decisions... More > that impact firefighter safety, the commander must be able to effectively manage the barriers that can impact his or her situation awareness. In this book, I share the findings of my extensive research of fireground command decision making and what I discovered about the barriers that impact a fireground commander's situation awareness. I discuss 116 potential barriers to a fireground commander's situation awareness and I provide you with recommendations for reducing the impact of your most challenging situation awareness barriers. I also present you with 10 best practices that you should use to ensure you develop and maintain strong situation awareness and make quality decisions on the fireground.< Less
AWAKENING TO AWARENESS By Stella McMillan
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Book 4 - The first book in the second Trilogy - ERA/ERROR of DISCERNMENT. Here, Paula is brought back to the reality of twentieth century life. Once there, she is required to confront the present... More > situation, in which she finds herself. As memories of the nineteenth century drama, with Louisa and Charles, begin to recede, she takes stock of the hospital room where her injured body is receiving treatment, following a traumatic event that changed her life, on 10 September, 1999. As she studies the child who is attempting to attract her attention and to take her on what seems to be a 'a wild goose chase'. the medication appears to take hold of her senses again. From there, Paula begins to focus her full consiousness on her American life, which she left behind her. This is where she drifts then, although it is to an earlier period of her life - back in Las Vegas, the city that she loves. Print ed. 580 pages.< Less
Situated Technologies Pamphlets 3: Situated Advocacy By Benjamin Bratton et al.
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The Situated Technologies Pamphlets series, published by the Architectural League, explores the implications of ubiquitous computing for architecture and urbanism. How are our experience of the city... More > and the choices we make in it are affected by mobile communications, pervasive media, ambient informatics and other “situated” technologies? Situated Technologies Pamphlets 3: Situated Advocacy considers how situated technologies have been—or might be—mobilized toward changing and/or influencing social or political policies, practices, and beliefs. What new forms of advocacy are enabled by contemporary location-based or context-aware media and information systems? Includes the essays: •Community Wireless Networks as Situated Advocacy, by Laura Forlano and Dharma Dailey •Suspicious Images, Latent Interfaces, by Benjamin Bratton and Natalie Jeremijenko< Less
Reading Social Situations By Lina Hasdale
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The unwritten rules of social engagement exist. Help your child develop the skills needed to read social situations. - Develop friendships - Overcome anxiety, shyness and various behavioral... More > problems - Develop social skills. Contents: Learn self awareness, regulate emotions, deal with bullying, inferencing skills, manners, interactive skills, reading facial expressions, school behavior, play, greetings and saying goodbye, transitions, outings, going to parties, learning patience, showing interest in people, recognizing body language and nonverbal cues, listening and responding, taking turns, starting a conversation, joining a conversation, building friendships, showing interest in others, making compromises, joining groups, dealing with rejection, empathy and more!< Less
Reading Social Situations By Lina Hasdale
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The unwritten rules of social engagement exist. Help your child develop the skills needed to read social situations. - Develop friendships - Overcome anxiety, shyness and various behavioral... More > problems - Develop social skills. Contents: Learn self awareness, regulate emotions, deal with bullying, inferencing skills, manners, interactive skills, reading facial expressions, school behavior, play, greetings and saying goodbye, transitions, outings, going to parties, learning patience, showing interest in people, recognizing body language and nonverbal cues, listening and responding, taking turns, starting a conversation, joining a conversation, building friendships, showing interest in others, making compromises, joining groups, dealing with rejection, empathy and more!< Less
Sticky Situations 4 By Zorro Daddy
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Whether we are aware of it or not, we all find ourselves in situations that could easily be termed as sticky. But that's only an adjective that normally applies when circumstances are beyond our... More > control. In Sticky Situations 4, the BabyGirls in these stories share 20/20 hindsight clearly. But while decided to shoot from the hip without first looking, others made a deliberate decision to give discovery a greater purpose than just thrill. Regardless of intent, they all made a second discovery after their ordeals - this one being of self. And that became the greatest thrill of all. This is adult material and therefore not intended for minors.< Less
Security Awareness Overseas By American Government
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A rapidly changing political world has not lessened the attention one should pay to personal security when overseas. Natural disasters will continue, as will acts of terrorism. Indeed, one might... More > expect increased incidents of civil unrest, some directed against Americans, as political situations remain unresolved. The guidelines which follow are suggested to assist American companies and their personnel abroad in planning to meet their individual needs and circumstances. Individuals should ensure, however, that any approach chosen is best suited to their individual situation.< Less