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Task Force and USAR - 5 Steps to reduced Operational Risk and Improve your AAR
During pre-deployment, deployment, response or standing down the two major moving parts for any Task Force or USAR team are its equipment and its people. A lack of clarity when managing either of these two resources will introduce a high degree of Operational Risk. The definition of Operational Risk is the threat of loss resulting from failed internal processes.
Step by Step: How to Track Funding Sources
Providing teams with the right tools is critically important. For this reason, millions of dollars are distributed through grants to teams tasked with protecting their communities. This funding is made available to enable teams to purchase new equipment, as well modernizing their current equipment cache. This allows teams to concentrate on protecting their communities. However, with such a large amount of money being made available, the onus is on teams to ensure this money is spent appropriately and can be accounted for when requested.
Are UAS Teams the new Fire Department Special Operations Division?
When the call comes, firefighters are forced to rush into a blaze or disaster scene with very little information, often, having no idea of the size and scope of the fire nor how many potential victims may be cut off from rescue. The good news is drones have arrived and are fast becoming the firefighter’s secret weapon in the battle.
How Chester County HAZMAT Team are Embracing New Technologies
Today’s Hazmat Teams are constantly looking at ways to respond more effectively. Chester County has focused on ensuring their team is always Fully Mission Capable (FMC). Their efficiency has been transformed through the proactive management tools D4H Technologies offer. Automating key processes such as inventory management. Enables the team to reduce administrative burden and focus on higher-value strategic activities like training and exercising.
We’re Hiring! Software Engineer
As a D4H engineer, your code will be deployed into the hands of thousands of fire chiefs, emergency managers, bomb disposal experts, hazmat technicians, SWAT, first responder, in emergencies and disasters around the world. Join us to work on something that matters, deliver tangible human outcomes into real-world situations, and be there for them “When Things Go Wrong”
We’re Hiring! Marketing Manager
D4H Technologies are recruiting for the role of Marketing Manager to take ownership of developing, executing, and managing all inbound revenue generating activities for the business. The successful candidate will be a strong communicator who has demonstrated an interest in emergency response, is self-motivated, and passionate about the latest digital marketing tools.
Highlight: Management of SCBA Tests and Inspections
Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) is a crucial component of the personal protective equipment used by today’s fire service. The importance of regular maintenance and inspection of SCBAs cannot be underestimated as SCBAs serve to protect public safety by protecting the lives of first responders.
SERT-HazMat Goes Digital with D4H to Transform Record Keeping for Team Audit
The Southwest Emergency Response Team (SERT-HazMat) has put technology at the forefront with a D4H implementation. Their aim was to funnel all their team record keeping and information into a single place; with an end goal to create a one stop solution where team members go to complete their work.
Are you Ready for Deployment? Mobilizing an Equipment Cache can be Challenging
To respond efficiently, organizations must be able to mobilize specialized equipment with their personnel within hours of notification. Everything should be approached with one goal in mind “efficient and rapid response” to incidents.
Don't Use Software? It Might Be The Solution Your Response Team Needs
Technological change impacts every profession – but its impact on the responder world is constantly evolving. Most recently we saw a new use of technology across New York City, cellphones blared on a Monday morning with the dissonant but familiar tone of an emergency alert, typically used for weather-related advisories or abducted children. But this was different. For what is believed to be the first time, the United States Wireless Emergency Alerts system was deployed as an electronic wanted poster