Strive to Survive: The Art of Survival in the 21st Century [145]
Date: Wednesday, March 9, 2016
Time: 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

Speakers:
   Thomas Dunne, Deputy Chief, New York City Fire Department

Track: Emergency Preparedness and Response
Secondary Track: Social and Behavioral
Session Type: Educational Session
Skill Level: Intermediate
Target Audience: Ohio Safety Congress & Expo

Description:

Images of fires, building collapses and other disasters bombard us constantly. What do people need to know to survive these incidents and manage others safely? Knowledge of human behavior in a crisis is an essential part of any life safety program or community risk-evaluation plan. In this session, learn typical human behavior in fires and emergencies and the genetic and social factors that determine human responses to danger. Learn how to incorporate this information in your fire and life safety training.



Learning Objectives:
  1. Describe typical human behavior in fires and emergencies;
  2. Recall the genetic and social factors that determine human responses to danger;
  3. Identify key factors in personal survival and effective management of people in crisis; and
  4. Explain how to incorporate these factors into successful fire and life safety-training programs and effective emergency drill exercises.
CEU Type: IACET, HRCI, BELTSS, EPA, Sanitarian, BWC Discount Programs
CEU Hours:  
  IACET: 0.1
  HRCI: 1
  BELTSS: 1
  EPA: 1
  Sanitarian: 1
  BWC Discount Programs: 1

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Strive to Survive: The Art of Survival in the 21st Century







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