Fireground Command Decision Making

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ISBN: 9780981517308

$49.99

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Subtitled: Understanding the barriers challenging command situation awareness. 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 that impact firefighter safety, the commander must be able to effectively manage the barriers More »

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ISBN: 9780981517308

Subtitled: Understanding the barriers challenging command situation awareness. 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 that impact firefighter safety, the commander must be able to effectively manage the barriers that impact situation awareness. Gasaway's book details the findings of his extensive research of fireground command decision making. He discusses 116 potential barriers to a fireground commander's situation awareness and provides recommendations for reducing the impact of the most important barriers. He also presents 10 best practices that will ensure the development and maintenance of strong situation awareness and lead to quality decisions on the fireground or in any emergency.

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