Posts Tagged ‘mass casualty incident’

16 Aug 2013

Chinook’s New Mass Casualty Critical Intervention Kit

Chinook’s New Mass Casualty Critical Intervention Kit

Based on recommendations by the Hartford Consensus Conference, the kit provides medical supplies needed to save lives in mass casualty and active violence incidents.  Supplies in this kit are intended to enable rescuers to control severe hemorrhage, manage serious chest wounds, and establish an airway. Recent studies show that since 2009, the United States averages one mass casualty event per month. The lessons learned from these events highlight the opportunities for improving casualty ...

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19 Jun 2013

Responding to Mass Casualty Shootings – Strengthening Fire/Law Enforcement/EMS Partnerships

Responding to Mass Casualty Shootings – Strengthening Fire/Law Enforcement/EMS Partnerships

Local police and fire departments often respond and work together in a variety of incidents. This joint response is becoming all too common with the current increase in the number and magnitude of “active shooter” events.   Recent events such as the Aurora movie theater shooting, the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy and Santa Monica campus shooting underscore the increasing concern in the fire service over active shooter attacks by terrorists armed with weapons in public a...

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