emergency responder

emergency responder

The preferred term for those individuals previously known as “first responders” who are trained to assist victims of injury or ill health at the scene of the emergency.
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In order to ensure workers can respond safely and effectively to future emergencies, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) collaborated with federal agencies, state health departments, and unions to create the Emergency Responder Health Monitoring and Surveillance (ERHMS) System.
To both strengthen and extend efforts around preventing or mitigating adverse physical and psychological outcomes for emergency responders, CTP is currently researching the Emergency Responder Health Monitoring and Surveillance (ERHMS) system, a health monitoring and surveillance framework that includes recommendations and tools specific to protect emergency responders during all phases of a response, including pre-deployment, deployment, and post-deployment phases.
After concerns about overwhelming liability sidelined some of the building industry's major construction firms during the City's response to Superstorm Sandy, several industry organizations are urging passage of a New York Emergency Responder Act by the end of the legislative session in Albany tomorrow (Thursday).
The team's Emergency Responder Locater, described by Mr.
Fire Administration collaborated with the Cumberland Valley Volunteer Firemen's Association's Emergency Responder Safety Institute to create Re-sponderSafety.
Before joining Osborn & Barr, Robert managed emergency responder software application projects destined for the Department of Homeland Security for his company, FIRST Responder Systems & Technology, LLC, in Baton Rouge, LA.
4 billion short of meeting critical emergency responder needs over the next five years if current funding levels are maintained," according to the report.
Chao joined officials representing the Washington Metropolitan areas first responders to announce today that the 300,000th emergency responder has completed the Federal Highway Administrations Traffic Incident Management (TIM) responder training, a national effort to improve the safety of first responders on the scene of highway crashes.
Despite efforts by pipeline operators, several recent pipeline incidents have highlighted the need for better emergency responder communications and training.
The system is easy to use and requires no special firefighter and emergency responder training.

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