Special Operations

A Dirty Job: Compartment syndrome in a confined-space rescue

On the evening of Sept. 24, 2008, a 9-1-1 call was received reporting " man trapped in a tank" at the Brooklyn (N.Y.) Greenpoint Wastewater Treatment Plant. Dispatch immediately sent a patrol officer, as well as BLS and ALS units, to the site.

Posted Tuesday, November 18, 2008

From the Editor: Your Other Partner

A good partner is reliable and strong -- and always has your back. However, partners often get separated. That_s why every EMS provider should have a portable ˙partner.Ó

Posted Thursday, November 13, 2008

Mystery Material Closes School

Posted Wednesday, November 12, 2008

U.S. 'Dangerously Vulnerable' to WMDs

An independent study that recently concluded the U.S. remains "dangerously vulnerable" to chemical, biological and nuclear attacks seven years after 9/11 makes a supplement in November JEMS, Fire-Rescue and Law Officer magazines timely.

Posted Tuesday, November 4, 2008

Reports: US remains 'dangerously vulnerable'

The United States remains "dangerously vulnerable" to chemical, biological and nuclear attacks seven years after the 9/11 attacks, a forthcoming independent study concludes.

Posted Tuesday, November 4, 2008

U.S. 'Dangerously Vulnerable' to WMDs

An independent study that recently concluded the U.S. remains "dangerously vulnerable" to chemical, biological and nuclear attacks seven years after 9/11 makes a supplement in November JEMS, Fire-Rescue and Law Officer magazines timely.

Posted Tuesday, November 4, 2008

Ready for a Mass Casualty Crisis

Posted Monday, October 27, 2008

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Don't Make Things Worse at an MCI

A chemical plant explodes in the middle of a city at midnight. It was the type of call providers practice for but don't see everyday and can be unnerving. Learn the most important thing to remember when responding to these types of calls.

Posted Wednesday, October 22, 2008

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Don't Make Things Worse at an MCI

A chemical plant explodes in the middle of a city at midnight. It was the type of call providers practice for but don't see everyday and can be unnerving. Learn the most important thing to remember when responding to these types of calls.

Posted Wednesday, October 22, 2008






 

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