Category Archives: response

CPR and AED Awareness Week: How Proper Training Saves Lives

On December 6, 2007, Congress passed a bill that designated the first week in June as “National Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Week.” This designation is intended to promote the necessity of CPR and AED training and … Continue reading

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National CPR and AED Awareness Week

The first week of June is National CPR and AED Awareness Week. This week is designed to bring attention to the importance of CPR and AED training. Over 325,000 Americans suffer sudden cardiac arrest each year and more than 95 … Continue reading

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One Boston Day: Heroic Actions of First Responders to Marathon Bombing

Today marks the two-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings and a new annual Boston tradition declared by Mayor Marty Walsh as “One Boston Day.” It provides us with the opportunity to remember all the victims and survivors of the … Continue reading

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Drones: How New Technology is Helping Fire Fighters

As wildfires increase in frequency and intensity, fire fighters are utilizing all available technology to combat these dangerous infernos and keep their crews safe. With the commercialization of drone technology, fire service professionals are finding that these unmanned aerial vehicles … Continue reading

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Spring Forward and Review Important Safety Reminders

Daylight Saving Time begins at 2AM on Sunday, March 8. The Jones & Bartlett Learning Public Safety team reminds you to: Move your clocks forward one hour. Check the batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide alarms–change the batteries or replace … Continue reading

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National Preparedness Month: Start Your Emergency Planning Today

September is National Preparedness Month, and with it comes the reminder to plan ahead for the chance of hazards and disasters in our everyday lives. Although these occurrences are unlikely for many of us, it is important to prepare for … Continue reading

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Spring Forward and Review Important Safety Reminders

Daylight Saving Time begins at 2AM on Sunday, March 9. ECSI encourages everyone to use this as a reminder to: Move your clocks forward. Check the batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide alarms–change the batteries or replace the alarms as … Continue reading

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Good Samaritans and Public Safety Professionals Save Infant

A team of Good Samaritans and public safety professionals saved the life of a 5-month-old boy yesterday by performing CPR on a busy Miami highway. Pamela Rauseo realized something was wrong with her nephew, Sebastian de la Cruz, and immediately pulled … Continue reading

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Putting Google Glass to Work for Public Safety Professionals

A North Carolina fire fighter has developed an app for Google Glass that he hopes will enable first responders to save time during an emergency. As a “Google Explorer,” Patrick Jackson is a member of Google’s Glass Explorer Program, which allows … Continue reading

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An Uplifting Reminder for the New Year

As we venture into a new year this week, we thought this news story from Boston, Massachusetts, was only fitting to share. On Sunday, December 29, a call came in to Lt. Frank Sheeran of Boston EMS regarding a woman giving … Continue reading

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