When you see an emergency on TV and notice responders helping the healthiest people first, there’s a good reason. Here’s why. Continue Reading Why do the healthiest people in a disaster get evacuated and moved first?
“The value of these courses comes from having a better understanding of what you’re doing. They make you a well-rounded subject matter expert in areas you’re expected to be to perform your job.” Continue Reading Certifications for healthcare and fire safety professionals that make teams agile and smarter
One of the many outcomes from the September 11, 2001 Trade Center attacks was the realization there is no standard language used among hospitals, emergency responders, smaller providers like ambulatory and surgical centers. Today, federal regulations standardize practice among agencies who follow the protocols. Continue Reading Inside Incident Command: what healthcare organizations aren’t doing that puts lives at risk
“Decontamination is one of those things that we regularly train our emergency department staff on and they’re well prepared to handle these kinds of situations,” said Santa Clara Valley Medical Center Spokesperson Joy Alexiou. Continue Reading Hospital helipad contaminated after hazmat situation
Take a look at your keyboard and ask yourself, “When is the last time I cleaned that?” If the answer is “never”, grab an alcohol wipe and tidy up. Your fingers — and your health — will thank you. Use these additional tips to keep your body healthy. Continue Reading Tips for wellness
Before the summer gets too hot, use these tips to prevent unexpected breakdowns. You’ll save yourself a lot of time, money, and sweat. Continue Reading Avoid auto breakdowns and dangers this summer
Falling while you’re cleaning the gutters or hanging a picture, or at work in the line of duty, represents a huge risk of injury. OSHA can become involved if incidents are severe and insurance and medical payments can quickly get out of hand. Continue Reading Preventing falls at home and work
What would happen if you were displaced from your home during a natural disaster? Use this checklist to plan and practice for this important what-if scenario. Continue Reading Are you prepared?
Troy Jester leads off the 1st afternoon session by showing us how to design an emergency preparedness exercise as referenced in the IFASC EP Toolkit Continue Reading Preparing for the IFASC Spring Conference
Vantage Point Consulting will be on-site at the 2018 Spring Conference on May 4, 2018. This year’s conference is at the Ritz Charles, 12156 N Meridian Street, Carmel, IN 46032. Continue Reading Registration open for 2018 IFASC spring conference and tradeshow