First Responders

Work Life & Safety October 11, 2018

When the Trauma Takes Hold: Recognizing and Responding to Critical Incident Stress in First Responders

Erika S., Editor in Chief

Front-line emergency personnel experience many types of calls. Most are routine and usually not distressing, but some disturbing calls can be difficult to overcome and cause critical incident stress reactions. Critical incident stress (or traum...

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Security & Preparedness May 10, 2018

On the Front Lines of Opioid Overdose Response: First Responder Safety

Katherine E., Editor

First responders answer a growing number of calls related to opioid overdoses and emergencies every day. Accidental overdose from fentanyl exposure has caused several first responder and law enforcement deaths. Arm the first responders in your com...

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