International Journal of Emergency Services: Volume 3 Issue 1


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Can a spatial index of heat-related vulnerability predict emergency service demand in Australian capital cities?

Margaret Elizabeth Loughnan, Nigel J. Tapper, Thu Phan, Judith A. McInnes

The purpose of this paper is to demonstrate a spatial model of population vulnerability (VI) capable of identifying areas of high emergency service demand (ESD) during extreme…

The Cumbria spree killing – how mobility affects the policing of critical incidents

Stuart Kirby, Jerry Graham, Michelle Green

Spree killing impacts significantly on emergency services and is becoming more prevalent across the world. The purpose of this paper is to explore the Cumbrian spree killing…

Safety climate, safety behaviors and line-of-duty injuries in the fire service

Todd D. Smith, David M. DeJoy

The purpose of this paper is to test an initial model of safety climate for firefighting. Relationships between safety climate, safety behaviors and firefighter injuries were…


Boundary practices at incident sites : Making distinctions between emergency personnel and the public

Linda Kvarnlöf, Roine Johansson

Incident sites can be described as the joint work site of the emergency services, where one of their challenges is to interact with the public. The purpose of this paper is to…


Managing boundaries at the accident scene – a qualitative study of collaboration exercises

Annika Andersson, Eric D. Carlstrom, Bengt Ahgren, Johan M. Berlin

– The purpose of this paper is to identify what is practiced during collaboration exercises and possible facilitators for inter-organisational collaboration.

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  • Prof Paresh Wankhade
  • Prof Attila Hertelendy