The Rescue Cablelight

01/01/2011
By ALEX PARRLearning is 80-percent visual, but in low visibility or nighttime rescue scenarios, visual input is all the more important. In this-post 9/11 world, the rescue paradigm has shifted to include not just disasters but terrorist actions as well. We all have heard that “every second counts”; this is as true as it has ever been. In this changing environment, all first responders—fire, police, and EMS—have to work together. In addition, during these tough economic times, rescue crews have to do more with less. Finally, the two main reasons we lose firefighters are (1) stress-related health (i.e., heart attack and stroke) and (2) disorientation. The Rescue Cabl...

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