Emergency Response


News & Articles

  • Dyno Nobel Settles EPA Case Over Oregon Facility's Releases

    The $939,852 being paid by the company as part of the settlement will purchase emergency response equipment for authorities in Columbia County, Ore. Dyno Nobel also will file revised estimates of its total ammonia releases and will update its Risk Management Plan.

  • Louisiana's Governor Signs Firefighter PTSD Bill

    SB 107 was unanimously passed in the state Legislature in late May. "This is a tremendous victory for our members in Louisiana," IAFF General President Harold Schaitberger said. "Now they can seek the treatment they need when they need it."

  • New Orleans Wins Public Safety and Emergency Management Award

    The award recognizes technology and innovation at the New Orleans Real-Time Crime Center.

  • Illinois Legislation Would Strengthen 'Move Over' Law

    Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker and state lawmakers unveiled two bills on May 13 that would strengthen the state's "move over" law and also would create a Move Over Task Force to study the issue of violations of that law.

  • CSB Asks EPA to Review 1993 HF Study

    In a letter to EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler, the safety board cited two of its recent investigations. CSB conducted public hearings in both at which members of the surrounding communities expressed concern about the adequacy of the risk management strategies for the use of HF and the effectiveness of community notification procedures in the event of a catastrophic release.

  • U.S., Peru Sign Agreement to Enhance SAR Capabilities

    This is the first binding SAR agreement between the United States and a South American country and will serve as the basis for future bilateral cooperation and coordination.


Products

  • EmergencyScan.net

    EmergencyScan.net

    EmergencyScan.net is the easy, safe, secure way to allow first responders and medical personnel 24/7 access to your critical medical information and one-touch access to your emergency contacts and physicians. You control the information! Works with any mobile device that can scan a QR code. No app required. Perfect for workers in refinery, plant, construction or other high-risk environments; weatherproof stickers go anywhere.

  • 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.


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.