Issues surrounding situation awareness (SA) have been implicated in numerous firefighter near-miss and line-of-duty death reports. This study examines a wide variety of potential barriers that impact commander SA, including: mission/goal barriers; attention management, data/information management, and communications barriers; barriers in the areas of command location and support, response time, size-up, incident command and incident management systems (especially at residential dwelling fires); human factors such as physical/mental stress; staffing-related barriers such as workload, crew resource management and team performance.Gasaway, R. B. (2007). ... International Fire Service Journal of Leadership andManagement, 1(1), 8-18. ... Unpublished presentation from the 6th Annual North Suburban Regional Mutual Aid Association School. ... Fire service manual Vol.
|Title||:||Fireground Command Decision Making: Understanding the Barriers Challenging Command Situation Awareness|
|Author||:||Richard B. Gasaway|
|Publisher||:||Lulu.com - 2008|