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2012-05-31 02:32:24

LEUVEN, Belgium, May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Luciad, the market leader in high performance visualization for Situational Awareness applications is pleased to announce its latest release of LuciadMobile: V2012.0. First in the industry, LuciadMobile(TM) enables Soldiers in the Field and First Responders to perform mobile terrain analysis using the data available on a mobile device, both in online and offline environments. Users can assess vulnerability in any situation,...

2012-05-30 10:20:43

PHILADELPHIA, May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Covenant Security Services (CSS) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) have entered a strategic partnership to create a National Security Seminar and Exercise Program focused on Active Shooter awareness and proper response. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120530/CG16014LOGO) The Active Shooter program addresses the importance of having an incident management plan for an active shooter or hostage situation at a...

2012-04-27 23:00:07

MyInfo911 has developed emergency ID cards, stickers, key tags, and other specialty products that can be carried by Girl Scouts and their leaders at all times. MyInfo911 products utilize the latest state of the art technology, the Quick Response (QR) code, which allows first responders virtually instant access to the medical history of the victim so they may provide care that is both timely and accurate. Palm Coast, FL (PRWEB) April 27, 2012 MyInfo911 congratulates the Girl Scouts...

2012-04-27 06:20:13

DETROIT, April 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- First responders at a crash scene can be the difference between life and death for a critically injured person, but the time it takes to arrive can delay medical care. OnStar's specially trained Emergency Advisors can help bridge that gap with a service called First Assist. First Assist allows OnStar Emergency Advisors to provide immediate medical advice and guidance to victims in distress while they wait for first responders to arrive. These Advisors...

2012-04-23 10:23:29

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Department of Health conducted a successful three-day disaster drill to practice, test and evaluate its ability to respond to both natural and man-made public health emergencies. The statewide, full-scale exercise began April 20 and ended Sunday. "These drills are a vital part of our ongoing efforts to prepare for public health emergencies," Secretary of Health Dr. Eli Avila said. "Conducting this statewide exercise...

2012-04-11 06:21:43

NORFOLK, Va., April 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) has earned the TRANSCAER® (Transportation Community Awareness and Emergency Response) National Achievement Award for 2011. This is the twelfth time - and the tenth consecutive year - that Norfolk Southern has received the award that recognizes extraordinary achievement in support of efforts to prepare communities to respond to a possible hazardous materials transportation incident. In 2011, Norfolk...

2012-04-03 06:26:07

"Technology you can rely on, Protection You can Trust" STUART, Fla., April 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Project Lifesaver team has extensive experience regarding search, rescue, and the safe return of wanderers. We provide valuable insight and information in the development of policy and best practices to local, state and federal policy makers and participate in the development of training materials and programs to help educate and inform healthcare professionals,...

2012-04-01 23:00:14

Every year millions of children are injured participating in school sports. Myinfo911 has developed state of the art emergency ID products to insure first responders have instant access to the victim's medical history allowing them to provide care to the child that is both timely and correct. Palm Coast, Fl. (PRWEB) March 31, 2012 Every year millions of children are injured participating in school sports. Myinfo911 has developed state of the art emergency ID products to insure first...

2012-03-27 23:03:46

Despite being 50-year-old technology, bag valve masks are still the standard of care in pre-hospital resuscitation. James Evans, President of AutoMedx, discusses the dangers and shortcomings of manual resuscitation using BVMs. (PRWEB) March 27, 2012 An estimated 15.7 million medical related 911 calls are made in the US annually. For calls where a patient is not breathing, EMS (Emergency Medical Services) personnel typically utilize a bag valve mask (BVM) resuscitator. BVMs have been the...

2012-03-15 07:00:00

WTC and Zadroga family attorneys of Barasch McGarry Salzman & Penson, in conjunction with Kreindler & Kreindler, have pledged to stand by 9/11 first responder clients turned away by another law firm New York, NY (PRWEB) March 15, 2012 The New York injury lawyers of Barasch McGarry Salzman & Penson, in partnership with Kreindler & Kreindler continue to stand by the heroes of 9/11, pledging not to abandon any World Trade Center first responder clients. As reported by the New...