International Journal of Emergency Services: Volume 7 Issue 3


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Providing rescue services in remote areas of Estonia

Tarmo Puolokainen, Annika Jaansoo, Margo Klaos

The purpose of this paper is to analyze the effect of delivering rescue services in remote areas, where there is little or no natural incentive to provide this service, taking the…

The safe tweet: social media use by Ontario fire services

Sharon Lauricella, Kristy-Lynn Pankhurst

The purpose of this paper is to examine how fire services use social media to educate the public about safety and fire prevention.

Network analysis for search areas in WiSAR operations

Sebastian Drexel, Susanne Zimmermann-Janschitz, Robert J. Koester

A search and rescue incident is ultimately all about the location of the missing person; hence, geotechnical tools are critical in providing assistance to search planners. One…


A need to help: stories of emergent behaviour from the scene of accident

Linda Kvarnlöf

The purpose of this paper is to investigate how spontaneous volunteers make sense of their actions at the scene of accident. More specifically, this paper focusses on the moral…

The impact of blame culture on paramedic practice: A qualitative study exploring English and Finnish paramedic perceptions

Andrew Kirk, Kevin Armstrong, Niina Nurkka, Annette Jinks

The purpose of this paper is to explore English and Finnish paramedic perceptions of the healthcare blame culture, its relationship to complaints, the use of defensive practice…


How can leaders and managers in the Police support the learning of others and at the same time, support their own?

Jenni Jones

The purpose of this paper is to attempt to demonstrate that formal mentoring is a helpful tool to develop managers within the changing context of the UK Police, and to highlight…

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