Emergency Management http://onscene.us/index.php/ en Highway Incident Tips - Everyone Goes Home http://onscene.us/index.php/node/47 <article data-history-node-id="47" role="article" about="/node/47" typeof="schema:Article" class="node node--type-article node--promoted node--view-mode-teaser clearfix"> <header> <h2 class="node__title"> <a href="/node/47" rel="bookmark"><span property="schema:name" class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Highway Incident Tips - Everyone Goes Home</span> </a> </h2> <span property="schema:name" content="Highway Incident Tips - Everyone Goes Home" class="rdf-meta hidden"></span> <span property="schema:interactionCount" content="UserComments:0" class="rdf-meta hidden"></span> <div class="node__meta"> <article typeof="schema:Person" about="/user/6" class="profile"> <div class="field field--name-user-picture field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <a href="/user/6" hreflang="en"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/thumbnail/public/pictures/2020-01/P4200059_1__large.jpg?itok=r5bSsSkZ" width="75" height="100" alt="Profile picture for user Bill Degnan" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-thumbnail" /> </a> </div> </article> <span> Submitted by <span rel="schema:author" class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/6" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Bill Degnan</span></span> on <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2020-02-12T17:11:04+00:00" class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Wed, 02/12/2020 - 11:11</span> </span> <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2020-02-12T17:11:04+00:00" class="rdf-meta hidden"></span> </div> </header> <div class="node__content clearfix"> <div property="schema:text" class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><figure role="group" class="caption caption-img align-right"> <img alt="TIM First Responder Training" data-entity-type="file" data-entity-uuid="3b15dee9-8800-419e-8607-742a674d5e2b" src="/sites/default/files/inline-images/ResponderTraining2-sm.jpg" /> <figcaption>TIM First Responder Training. Source:FDoT</figcaption> </figure> <p>"What is the objective of this ride-out?", the Deputy Sheriff asked me.</p> <p>"At the end of the shift... you and I are going home."</p></div> <div class="field field--name-field-tags field--type-entity-reference field--label-above clearfix"> <h3 class="field__label">Tags</h3> <ul class="links field__items"> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/4" property="schema:about" hreflang="en">Fire Service</a></li> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/5" property="schema:about" hreflang="en">Emergency Medicine</a></li> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/19" property="schema:about" hreflang="en">Emergency Management</a></li> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/3" property="schema:about" hreflang="en">Law Enforcement</a></li> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/86" property="schema:about" hreflang="en">Traffic Incident Management (TIM)</a></li> </ul> </div> <div class="node__links"> <ul class="links inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/node/47" rel="tag" title="Highway Incident Tips - Everyone Goes Home" hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about Highway Incident Tips - Everyone Goes Home</span></a></li><li class="comment-forbidden"></li></ul> </div> </div> </article> Wed, 12 Feb 2020 17:11:04 +0000 Bill Degnan 47 at http://onscene.us Move Over Laws Aren't Enough To Keep Responders Safe At The Roadside http://onscene.us/index.php/node/45 <article data-history-node-id="45" role="article" about="/node/45" typeof="schema:Article" class="node node--type-article node--promoted node--view-mode-teaser clearfix"> <header> <h2 class="node__title"> <a href="/node/45" rel="bookmark"><span property="schema:name" class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Move Over Laws Aren&#039;t Enough To Keep Responders Safe At The Roadside</span> </a> </h2> <span property="schema:name" content="Move Over Laws Aren&#039;t Enough To Keep Responders Safe At The Roadside" class="rdf-meta hidden"></span> <span property="schema:interactionCount" content="UserComments:0" class="rdf-meta hidden"></span> <div class="node__meta"> <article typeof="schema:Person" about="/user/6" class="profile"> <div class="field field--name-user-picture field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <a href="/user/6" hreflang="en"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/thumbnail/public/pictures/2020-01/P4200059_1__large.jpg?itok=r5bSsSkZ" width="75" height="100" alt="Profile picture for user Bill Degnan" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-thumbnail" /> </a> </div> </article> <span> Submitted by <span rel="schema:author" class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/6" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Bill Degnan</span></span> on <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2020-02-07T23:01:58+00:00" class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Fri, 02/07/2020 - 17:01</span> </span> <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2020-02-07T23:01:58+00:00" class="rdf-meta hidden"></span> </div> </header> <div class="node__content clearfix"> <div property="schema:text" class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Sure, it's the law that you have to move over (and/or slow down) when emergency vehicles are stopped at the roadside. But lives are still being lost while we're trying to save others.</p> <p>There ought to be a law. And there are. Plenty of them. But why is that not enough?</p></div> <div class="field field--name-field-tags field--type-entity-reference field--label-above clearfix"> <h3 class="field__label">Tags</h3> <ul class="links field__items"> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/5" property="schema:about" hreflang="en">Emergency Medicine</a></li> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/19" property="schema:about" hreflang="en">Emergency Management</a></li> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/20" property="schema:about" hreflang="en">EMS Safety</a></li> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/86" property="schema:about" hreflang="en">Traffic Incident Management (TIM)</a></li> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/3" property="schema:about" hreflang="en">Law Enforcement</a></li> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/4" property="schema:about" hreflang="en">Fire Service</a></li> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/89" property="schema:about" hreflang="en">Fire Safety</a></li> </ul> </div> <div class="node__links"> <ul class="links inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/node/45" rel="tag" title="Move Over Laws Aren&#039;t Enough To Keep Responders Safe At The Roadside" hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about Move Over Laws Aren&#039;t Enough To Keep Responders Safe At The Roadside</span></a></li><li class="comment-forbidden"></li></ul> </div> </div> </article> Fri, 07 Feb 2020 23:01:58 +0000 Bill Degnan 45 at http://onscene.us Canadian Air Tanker Crashes Fighting Australian Wildfire - US Crew Killed http://onscene.us/index.php/node/30 <article data-history-node-id="30" role="article" about="/node/30" typeof="schema:Article" class="node node--type-article node--promoted node--view-mode-teaser clearfix"> <header> <h2 class="node__title"> <a href="/node/30" rel="bookmark"><span property="schema:name" class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Canadian Air Tanker Crashes Fighting Australian Wildfire - US Crew Killed</span> </a> </h2> <span property="schema:name" content="Canadian Air Tanker Crashes Fighting Australian Wildfire - US Crew Killed" class="rdf-meta hidden"></span> <span property="schema:interactionCount" content="UserComments:0" class="rdf-meta hidden"></span> <div class="node__meta"> <article typeof="schema:Person" about="/user/6" class="profile"> <div class="field field--name-user-picture field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <a href="/user/6" hreflang="en"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/thumbnail/public/pictures/2020-01/P4200059_1__large.jpg?itok=r5bSsSkZ" width="75" height="100" alt="Profile picture for user Bill Degnan" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-thumbnail" /> </a> </div> </article> <span> Submitted by <span rel="schema:author" class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/6" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Bill Degnan</span></span> on <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2020-01-24T03:28:42+00:00" class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Thu, 01/23/2020 - 21:28</span> </span> <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2020-01-24T03:28:42+00:00" class="rdf-meta hidden"></span> </div> </header> <div class="node__content clearfix"> <div property="schema:text" class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><figure role="group" class="caption caption-img"> <img alt="Juan Brown" data-entity-type="file" data-entity-uuid="603396cd-b1c9-4369-a42e-77226d99ff54" src="/sites/default/files/inline-images/Screenshot_20200123-212419.png" /> <figcaption>JUAN BROWN, former wildfire "Birddog" pilot, present airline pilot, talks about the crash. Photo courtesy of Blancolirio Channel.</figcaption> </figure> <p>Juan Brown brings his wildfire/aircrew perspective to the story. Cites drought and lack of forestry management (excess fuel) as fire factors.</p></div> <div class="field field--name-field-tags field--type-entity-reference field--label-above clearfix"> <h3 class="field__label">Tags</h3> <ul class="links field__items"> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/4" property="schema:about" hreflang="en">Fire Service</a></li> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/10" property="schema:about" hreflang="en">Wildland Fire</a></li> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/11" property="schema:about" hreflang="en">Airport Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF)</a></li> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/19" property="schema:about" hreflang="en">Emergency Management</a></li> </ul> </div> <div class="node__links"> <ul class="links inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/node/30" rel="tag" title="Canadian Air Tanker Crashes Fighting Australian Wildfire - US Crew Killed" hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about Canadian Air Tanker Crashes Fighting Australian Wildfire - US Crew Killed</span></a></li><li class="comment-forbidden"></li></ul> </div> </div> </article> Fri, 24 Jan 2020 03:28:42 +0000 Bill Degnan 30 at http://onscene.us Leadership In The Line Of Fire http://onscene.us/index.php/node/29 <article data-history-node-id="29" role="article" about="/index.php/node/29" typeof="schema:Article" class="node node--type-article node--promoted node--view-mode-teaser clearfix"> <header> <h2 class="node__title"> <a href="/index.php/node/29" rel="bookmark"><span property="schema:name" class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Leadership In The Line Of Fire</span> </a> </h2> <span property="schema:name" content="Leadership In The Line Of Fire" class="rdf-meta hidden"></span> <span property="schema:interactionCount" content="UserComments:0" class="rdf-meta hidden"></span> <div class="node__meta"> <article typeof="schema:Person" about="/user/39" class="profile"> <div class="field field--name-user-picture field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <a href="/user/39" hreflang="en"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/thumbnail/public/pictures/2020-01/WIN_20200123_11_36_56_Pro.jpg?itok=9zXqyN6n" width="100" height="56" alt="Profile picture for user Jonathon Walker" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-thumbnail" /> </a> </div> </article> <span> Submitted by <span rel="schema:author" class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/index.php/user/39" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Jonathon Walker</span></span> on <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2020-01-23T17:17:48+00:00" class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Thu, 01/23/2020 - 11:17</span> </span> <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2020-01-23T17:17:48+00:00" class="rdf-meta hidden"></span> </div> </header> <div class="node__content clearfix"> <div property="schema:text" class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><figure role="group" class="caption caption-img align-right"> <img alt="File Photo Source: FEMA" data-entity-type="file" data-entity-uuid="c70e1492-8ebe-413d-8f96-05a05c0b3882" src="/sites/default/files/inline-images/Screenshot_20200123-133653~2.png" /> <figcaption>File Photo Source: FEMA</figcaption> </figure> <p><span><span><span><span><span>No one ever expects tragedy to happen, and yet tragedy has and will continue to happen every day to someone. When tragedy does happen, those involved look for someone to take charge and be a leader.</div> <div class="field field--name-field-tags field--type-entity-reference field--label-above clearfix"> <h3 class="field__label">Tags</h3> <ul class="links field__items"> <li><a href="/index.php/taxonomy/term/19" property="schema:about" hreflang="en">Emergency Management</a></li> <li><a href="/index.php/taxonomy/term/20" property="schema:about" hreflang="en">EMS Safety</a></li> <li><a href="/index.php/taxonomy/term/29" property="schema:about" hreflang="en">Leadership</a></li> </ul> </div> <div class="node__links"> <ul class="links inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/index.php/node/29" rel="tag" title="Leadership In The Line Of Fire" hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about Leadership In The Line Of Fire</span></a></li><li class="comment-forbidden"></li></ul> </div> </div> </article> Thu, 23 Jan 2020 17:17:48 +0000 Jonathon Walker 29 at http://onscene.us Delta Flight Dumps Fuel Over LA - With Consequences http://onscene.us/index.php/node/21 <article data-history-node-id="21" role="article" about="/index.php/node/21" typeof="schema:Article" class="node node--type-article node--promoted node--view-mode-teaser clearfix"> <header> <h2 class="node__title"> <a href="/index.php/node/21" rel="bookmark"><span property="schema:name" class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Delta Flight Dumps Fuel Over LA - With Consequences</span> </a> </h2> <span property="schema:name" content="Delta Flight Dumps Fuel Over LA - With Consequences" class="rdf-meta hidden"></span> <span property="schema:interactionCount" content="UserComments:0" class="rdf-meta hidden"></span> <div class="node__meta"> <article typeof="schema:Person" about="/user/6" class="profile"> <div class="field field--name-user-picture field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <a href="/user/6" hreflang="en"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/thumbnail/public/pictures/2020-01/P4200059_1__large.jpg?itok=r5bSsSkZ" width="75" height="100" alt="Profile picture for user Bill Degnan" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-thumbnail" /> </a> </div> </article> <span> Submitted by <span rel="schema:author" class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/index.php/user/6" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Bill Degnan</span></span> on <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2020-01-15T10:29:15+00:00" class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Wed, 01/15/2020 - 04:29</span> </span> <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2020-01-15T10:29:15+00:00" class="rdf-meta hidden"></span> </div> </header> <div class="node__content clearfix"> <div property="schema:text" class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>[Edited, 16Jan20, to clarify communications from the aircrew and for the addition of link(s) to a pilot's-perspective analysis of the incident. Also, 17Jan20 to add link to Part Two of Juan Brown's video. --ed]</p></div> <div class="field field--name-field-tags field--type-entity-reference field--label-above clearfix"> <h3 class="field__label">Tags</h3> <ul class="links field__items"> <li><a href="/index.php/taxonomy/term/5" property="schema:about" hreflang="en">Emergency Medicine</a></li> <li><a href="/index.php/taxonomy/term/19" property="schema:about" hreflang="en">Emergency Management</a></li> <li><a href="/index.php/taxonomy/term/24" property="schema:about" hreflang="en">HAZMAT</a></li> <li><a href="/index.php/taxonomy/term/4" property="schema:about" hreflang="en">Fire Service</a></li> <li><a href="/index.php/taxonomy/term/11" property="schema:about" hreflang="en">Airport Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF)</a></li> </ul> </div> <div class="node__links"> <ul class="links inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/index.php/node/21" rel="tag" title="Delta Flight Dumps Fuel Over LA - With Consequences" hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about Delta Flight Dumps Fuel Over LA - With Consequences</span></a></li><li class="comment-forbidden"></li></ul> </div> </div> </article> Wed, 15 Jan 2020 10:29:15 +0000 Bill Degnan 21 at http://onscene.us Manage Scene Lighting For Safety http://onscene.us/index.php/node/20 <span property="schema:name" class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Manage Scene Lighting For Safety</span> <div class="field field--name-field-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <a href="/node/20" hreflang="en"><img property="schema:image" src="/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/2020-01/barrel.jpg?itok=AYVq4rbp" width="220" height="183" alt="Orange barrel" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-medium" /> </a> </div> <div property="schema:text" class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Maybe there's too much LED and Xenon light on scene -- potentially blinding or distracting motorists. Too much red. Not enough amber. You drive where you LOOK!</p> <p>There are recommendations I have read, that would drastically reduce warning lights, once traffic control is established.</p> <p>Please take a moment and read the linked presentation.</p> <p>I-95 Corridor Coalition › Gui...PDF<br /> WARNING LIGHTS, PARKING and SCENE SAFETY <br /> <a href="https://i95coalition.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/Guide_Clear_RF.pdf%onscene.us">https://i95coalition.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/Guide_Clear_RF.pdf%onscene.us</a></p> </div> <span rel="schema:author" class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/6" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Bill Degnan</span></span> <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2020-01-12T07:23:04+00:00" class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Sun, 01/12/2020 - 01:23</span> <div class="field field--name-field-tags field--type-entity-reference field--label-above clearfix"> <h3 class="field__label">Tags</h3> <ul class="links field__items"> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/1" property="schema:about" hreflang="en">Safety</a></li> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/20" property="schema:about" hreflang="en">EMS Safety</a></li> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/86" property="schema:about" hreflang="en">Traffic Incident Management (TIM)</a></li> </ul> </div> <div class="node__links"> <ul class="links inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/node/20" rel="tag" title="Manage Scene Lighting For Safety" hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about Manage Scene Lighting For Safety</span></a></li><li class="comment-forbidden"></li></ul> </div> Sun, 12 Jan 2020 07:23:04 +0000 Bill Degnan 20 at http://onscene.us Stock up your pantry for emergencies http://onscene.us/index.php/node/11 <article data-history-node-id="11" role="article" about="/index.php/node/11" typeof="schema:Article" class="node node--type-article node--promoted node--view-mode-teaser clearfix"> <header> <h2 class="node__title"> <a href="/index.php/node/11" rel="bookmark"><span property="schema:name" class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Stock up your pantry for emergencies</span> </a> </h2> <span property="schema:name" content="Stock up your pantry for emergencies" class="rdf-meta hidden"></span> <span property="schema:interactionCount" content="UserComments:0" class="rdf-meta hidden"></span> <div class="node__meta"> <article typeof="schema:Person" about="/user/6" class="profile"> <div class="field field--name-user-picture field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <a href="/user/6" hreflang="en"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/thumbnail/public/pictures/2020-01/P4200059_1__large.jpg?itok=r5bSsSkZ" width="75" height="100" alt="Profile picture for user Bill Degnan" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-thumbnail" /> </a> </div> </article> <span> Submitted by <span rel="schema:author" class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/index.php/user/6" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Bill Degnan</span></span> on <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2020-01-06T03:27:33+00:00" class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Sun, 01/05/2020 - 21:27</span> </span> <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2020-01-06T03:27:33+00:00" class="rdf-meta hidden"></span> </div> </header> <div class="node__content clearfix"> <div class="field field--name-field-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <a href="/index.php/node/11" hreflang="en"><img property="schema:image" src="/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/2020-01/1578281575746.jpg?itok=S6b8JAtJ" width="220" height="165" alt="Restock your pantry" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-medium" /> </a> </div> <div property="schema:text" class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>We had an episode of "Shopping in Dad's Pantry" recently, but it wasn't a severe drawdown because -- strategy.</p></div> <div class="field field--name-field-tags field--type-entity-reference field--label-above clearfix"> <h3 class="field__label">Tags</h3> <ul class="links field__items"> <li><a href="/index.php/taxonomy/term/19" property="schema:about" hreflang="en">Emergency Management</a></li> </ul> </div> <div class="node__links"> <ul class="links inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/index.php/node/11" rel="tag" title="Stock up your pantry for emergencies" hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about Stock up your pantry for emergencies</span></a></li><li class="comment-forbidden"></li></ul> </div> </div> </article> Mon, 06 Jan 2020 03:27:33 +0000 Bill Degnan 11 at http://onscene.us