n this unit, we have studied safety during EMS and rescue responses, safety during specialized responses (including hazardous materials incidents, technical rescues, helicopter operations, civil disturbances, terrorism events, and natural disasters), and postincident safety (including post-incident analysis and critical incident stress management).
Pick one type of response activity from the chapters in this unit.
Discuss several safety issues related to this one type of response activity for which an emergency services organization must plan in order to provide a safe and healthful workplace for their employees.
Describe what standards or regulations an emergency services health and safety officer could consult to determine how to improve response safety at this one type of response activity.
Discuss how a post-incident analysis can be used by an emergency services health and safety officer to improve responder safety and health.
Write your answer in a word processing program and upload the document in the space provided. The best answers will cite at least three sources and provide a reference list for all sources cited.
Angle, James S. (2016). Occupational safety and health in the emergency services (4th ed.). Burlington, MA: Jones and Bartlett Learning.