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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-529
..., are shot by police, or surrender when confrontation with responding law enforcement becomes unavoidable." According to New York City Police Department (NYPD) statistics, 46 percent of active shooter incidents are ended by the application of force by police or security, 40 percent end in the shooter's...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 26–29, 2016
Paper Number: ASSE-16-535
... Spills Happen Evening news reports paint a dramatic picture of spill response: millions of gallons of water contaminated, teams of responders in Level A hazmat suits, officials from all levels of government gathered near large response vehicles, miles of caution tape and of course, soundbites...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 7–10, 2015
Paper Number: ASSE-15-633
... not trained or equipped for this type of rescue In nearly every case, these fatalities are completely preventable by properly preparing the permit space prior to entry by isolating or if needed, controlling all hazards. However, should an emergency arise, the rescue service must be prepared to respond...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 7–10, 2015
Paper Number: ASSE-15-733
... time-critical emergencies, they are the least complex, because the training has been well defined, it is easily obtained, and the equipment required is minimal. There is only one level of responder within the organization for an SCA response and all responders move toward the emergency...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 7–10, 2015
Paper Number: ASSE-15-734
... Introduction Chemical warehouse fires present significant challenges to first responders, communities, hazmat teams, enforcement agencies, facility owners, employees and anyone else impacted by the business. They also present significant challenges to safety professionals responsible...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 24–27, 2013
Paper Number: ASSE-13-704
... event to "get it right". emergency event emergency us government prevention activity severity team tasked frequency severity chart subject matter expert contingency planning critique external emergency responder emergency response process successful outcome frequency severity chart...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 24–27, 2013
Paper Number: ASSE-13-709
... their school, and kill responders as they approached the school. Columbine ushered in a nationwide effort to create emergency response plans that address this particular situation and also encompass the multi-hazard approach for emergency response. These plans have been in use for over ten years...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 3–6, 2012
Paper Number: ASSE-12-530
... as coordination of preplans with the community. Emergency Services, which includes fire department, emergency medical services, emergency management agencies, and HAZMAT, are key members of the community that respond to fixed facilities during an emergency. To assist attendees with emergency planning, a matrix...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 12–15, 2011
Paper Number: ASSE-11-622
... step-by-step instruction instruction vascular disease sudden cardiac arrest responder defibrillator external defibrillator rescuer replacement warranty biphasic waveform monophasic waveform defibrillation battery cardiac arrest health & medicine Session No. 622 When Is It Time...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 12–15, 2011
Paper Number: ASSE-11-705
... a combined 40 years of experience in emergency response (combination of fire, haz-mat, medical and law enforcement) from which to discuss the surrounding issues which arise while responding to an emergency. This experience (in both time and discipline) has provided them an in-depth perspective regarding...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 13–15, 2010
Paper Number: ASSE-10-517
... activity, this does not relieve the employer from the obligation to prepare for rescue in the event of a fall. in-house emergency response guideline post-fall rescue responder self rescue response agency personnel rescue equipment employer rescue incident prompt rescue rescuer rescue...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exhibition, June 28–July 1, 2009
Paper Number: ASSE-09-703
... be designated to respond in the event of an emergency. Any employee who may be designated to rescue another must be provided with protection equivalent to the protection provided to the working employee, including PPE, communications, and any other appropriate safety equipment. Further, where rescue is likely...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exhibition, June 28–July 1, 2009
Paper Number: ASSE-09-777
... preparedness and response is one of those programs that run the full gamut of iterations depending upon the individual company. Some companies rarely give emergency situations any thought. Others are fully prepared and staffed. There are fully staffed, equipped and trained teams that will respond to any...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exhibition, June 28–July 1, 2009
Paper Number: ASSE-09-688
... is that "the safety of responders is the top priority." The safety community has a unique opportunity with ICS in taking safety programs to new levels. ICS Boot Camp For those who have not yet completed ICS training at the 100 and 200 levels, this section provides a brief overview of basic concepts and principles...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exhibition, June 9–12, 2008
Paper Number: ASSE-08-653
... Traffic responders work in one of the most hazardous environments – the highway. All too frequently, responders fall victim to the secondary incidents that occur as they attend to the original incident for which they were dispatched. It has been estimated that about 40% of all law enforcement...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exhibition, June 9–12, 2008
Paper Number: ASSE-08-604
... will be presented from the perspective of two experienced safety professionals that are also experienced and highly trained emergency responders. Some of the major questions addressed by this session include: Why should we do anything? When should we attempt a rescue? Who should be involved? How do we...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 11–14, 2006
Paper Number: ASSE-06-552
... case studies of lessons learned from responding to man-made disasters and natural disasters. This includes a review of SHE issues encountered during the World Trade Center disaster in 2001 and the Katrina hurricanes that devastated New Orleans and Mississippi in 2005. Information generated from OSHA...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 11–14, 2006
Paper Number: ASSE-06-794
... injury and death. Some estimates have one-in-every-five clandestine labs being discovered by fire departments responding to fires and/or explosions. A report by the Arizona Attorney General's Office states that the typical meth lab cooker produces about 50 batches of meth per year, each time creating...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 11–14, 2006
Paper Number: ASSE-06-781
... emergency responder information chemical spill emergency situation emergency response planning shelter Session No. 781 Integrated Emergency Response Planning William R. Coffey, CSP, CPEA WRC Safety and Risk Consultants Seven Valleys, Pennsylvania Introduction As Safety Professionals, planning...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 12–15, 2005
Paper Number: ASSE-05-606
... services continue. Our devoted emergency responders may be the same, but our world has certainly changed. Events such as World Trade Center Bombing of 1993, the Oklahoma City Bombing of 1995, and the coordinated attacks of September 11, 2001, that resulted in the deaths of 2,819 innocent victims, 403...

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