The National Fire Protection Agency has released NFPA 3000: A document that provides recommendations for active shooter and hostile event planning and recovery. Learn more about the key areas covered in the document, and what steps you need to take to protect your community.
To limit EMS liability at active shooter incidents, it’s important to understand and follow the 2013 FEMA guide and the NFPA 3000 standard.
Dr. Michael Guttenberg, Northwell Health's medical director of clinical preparedness and Center for Emergency Medical Services (CEMS) died on Tuesday morning.
Philip Callahan, PhD, a member of the Alliance on EMS Resiliency has detailed 10 important tips for developing resiliency and coping with stress in the days, weeks and months ahead.
The mass shooting, which occurred during the final act of a three-day outdoor music festival near the Mandalay Bay Casino on the Las Vegas Strip, has been reported to have killed at least 50 people, including two off-duty police officers, and wounded more than 200 others.
Several small, quick decisions by San Diego firefighters and paramedics contributed to the management of an active shooter incident at a pool party in an upscale seaside community.
Learn about chemical weapons and treatment options.
Learn about the unique characteristics of a complex coordinated attack, and how EMS providers can prepare for one.
EMTs, Paramedics and firefighters have been, and continue to be attacked, ambushed, held hostage and harmed indiscriminately or on purpose.
A real-time perspective of ground zero during an unexpected event.