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RescueDigest Resources: Cognitive Blindness

Fog of War

RescueDigest’s Top Picks of essential resources for critical topics in emergency services. Cognitive Blindness: What you don’t see can kill you. Call it size-up, assessment or situational awareness; the ability to perceive and interpret information is critical for managing any emergency incident. But when does focused concentration turn into tunnel vision? Sometimes the training and experience that we rely on to ...

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Career / Family Dynamic: Separate Lives?

Career and Family Life, Inextricably Linked. The Toughest Family Questions GOAL: Improve Emergency Responders’ health, safety and performance on the job.  We often talk about our separate lives. We call it Career and Family, but in emergency services, like the military, there is a very special dynamic between the two. By the nature of what we do, people in our Career ...

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