Wilmoth, Janet
August 2006
Fire Chief;Aug2006, Vol. 50 Issue 8, p64
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the service offered by the Public Safety Department in Rosemont, Illinois. Its service area includes two performance venues and a convention center. Their responders are cross-trained as police officers, firefighters, and emergency medical technicians. It takes about a year to complete the training with basic knowledge, followed by continuous training to build those skills.


Related Articles

  • STAY AFLOAT. Hidalgo, Sean // Fire Chief;Aug2006, Vol. 50 Issue 8, p60 

    The article focuses on the importance of continuous training and sufficient equipment in responding to emergency situations. In every emergency, the rescuer safety should be considered first. They need the best equipment budgets can afford. The author points out that a rescue cannot be...

  • Highway Emergency Relief: Reexamination Needed to Address Fiscal Imbalance and Long-term Sustainability: GAO-07-245.  // GAO Reports;2/23/2007, p1 

    Since 1972, Congress has authorized $100 million a year for highway disaster recovery needs through the Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) Emergency Relief (ER) program. Increasingly, the program's actual costs have exceeded this amount, and Congress has provided additional funding. ...

  • Emergency preparedness: Lessons learned from 9/11. Stickney, Wallace // New Hampshire Business Review;11/30/2001, Vol. 23 Issue 25, p8 

    Focuses on lessons learned from the implementation of emergency evacuation plans during the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the U.S. Advantage of having an emergency plan in the advent of a cataclysmic disaster; Role of people in and around the emergency site in dealing with disasters;...

  • BY THE SEA, BY THE BEAUTIFUL SEA: FLIRTING WITH DISASTER. May, Fred // Public Management (00333611);Jan/Feb2006, Vol. 88 Issue 1, p7 

    The article comments on the emergency preparedness and emergency management in the U.S. The increasing population of the country has overpowered the country's capacity to protect the people. Meanwhile, emergency manager's role is to educate and train people for emergency management. Other...

  • Editorial. Truitt, Marc // Information Technology & Libraries;Dec2008, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p3 

    The author focuses on emergency management and disaster recovery as it relates to library administration. Comments on what constitutes significant loss in the event of a disaster is provided and include, access to computing, Internet resources, and the licensed electronic content librarians and...

  • Recurring Low-Intensity Disasters Test Disaster Preparedness Systems. Guilloux, Alain // World Politics Review (19446284);7/25/2013, p1 

    The article discusses the importance of keeping an eye over the performance of disaster response system despite the absence of mega-disasters. It notes that disaster-affected countries have improved their disaster management capacities, softening the blow of natural disasters in terms loss of...

  • Cat Modeling Tools. Egan, Michael P. // Best's Review;Nov2005, Vol. 106 Issue 7, p81 

    Focuses on the development of catastrophe modeling in order to estimate a range of damage from natural disasters. Means to estimate the range of damage from disasters; Benefits of catastrophe modeling; Citations of companies that provide such modeling.

  • Yes, we should help. But too often incompetent, self-serving aid agencies make things worse. Ian Birrell // Daily Mail;11/16/2013, p18 

    HE stories are heart breaking.

  • Emergency Response Training Practices for People With Disabilities. Rowland, Jennifer L.; White, Glen W.; Fox, Michael H.; Rooney, Catherine // Journal of Disability Policy Studies;Spring2007, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p216 

    Each year thousands of people are potentially affected by the types of emergency preparedness and response training plans practiced in their communities. Between 1998 and 2002, 3,000 counties in the United States declared disasters that have included floods, tornadoes, hurricanes, winter storms,...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics