International Journal of Emergency Services: Volume 9 Issue 3


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National study of emergency medical services core competencies in Saudi Arabia: An exploratory factor analysis

Talal AlShammari, Paul Jennings, Brett Williams

Emergency medical services (EMS) educational standards in Saudi Arabia have developed at an unprecedented rate, and the rapid pace of development has resulted in a considerable…

Templates for handling multi-agency collaboration activities and priorities in mining injury incidents: a Delphi study

Lina Gyllencreutz, Monica Rådestad, Britt-Inger Saveman

The purpose of this study was from a Swedish perspective to map experts' opinions on theoretical statements of essential collaboration activities for management of mining injury…

Paramedic student empathetic attitudes towards homelessness: a mixed methods pilot study

Shamant Prakash, Shannon Brown, Michelle Murphy, Brett Williams

Current statistics highlight the increasing prevalence of homelessness in Australia, however, there is scant research regarding empathy and homelessness in the paramedic…

The impact of fire and rescue service first responders on participant behaviour during chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN)/Hazmat incidents

Francis Long, Georgia Bateman, Arnab Majumdar

Decontamination following chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN)/Hazmat incidents is a critical activity carried out in order to mitigate and contain the risk posed…

Communication: the key for an effective interagency collaboration within the bushfire investigation network

Marco De Sisto, John Handmer

The purpose of this study is to identify strengths and weaknesses in knowledge sharing between related post-bushfire investigative agencies. Based on this study, such a sharing of…

The SERIES model: development of a practitioner focused emergency response evaluation system

David Holdsworth, Adam Zagorecki

Effective Emergency Response Management (ERM) system evaluation is vital to the process of continual improvement within emergency response organizations. The purpose of this paper…

Emergency response plans: panacea for emergency preparedness and control in university libraries in Nigeria

Promise Ifeoma Ilo, Victor N. Nwachukwu, Roland Izuagbe

The study examined library personnel awareness of the availability of emergency response plans, their forms and roles in safety routine preparedness and control in federal and…

Organisation size, innovativeness, self-organisation and inter-organisational coordination

Henry Mutebi, Moses Muhwezi, Joseph Mpeera Ntayi, John C. Kigozi Munene

The purpose of this study is to examine how humanitarian organisation size affects inter-organisational coordination and further tested the mediating role of organisational…

Work–family enrichment of firefighters: “satellite family members”, risk, trauma and family functioning

Rowena Hill, Eva Sundin, Belinda Winder

Traditionally, research exploring the work–family interface has focussed on two perspectives: the organisation and the employee. The third perspective of the family has been…

How we roll: A fire engine to every call? Fire department resource allocation and firefighter support in the United States

John Clark Griffith, Donna L. Roberts

Emergency service departments face changing mission requirements, budget constraints and a demanding work environment. This study examined the perceptions of fire chiefs, officers…

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