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Fielding a Full Incident Management Team under AIIMS

Posted by The Brain on Dec 5, 2018 6:12:55 AM

 

AIIMS is the Australasian Inter-service Incident Management System. The nationally recognized incident management structure in Australia, AIIMS has wide command, control, and coordination applicability in fire, land management, and other emergency situations, as well as for non-emergency incidents.

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Topics: Emergency Response, Emergency Task Management, Emergency Management, Incident Management

Capability Challenges to Effective Resource Management

Posted by The Brain on Sep 26, 2018 7:24:36 AM

 

To be successful, incident managers need to get materials, supplies, technologies, and especially responders to the emergency site as quickly and efficiently as possible. But those same managers will tell you that getting resources to the right place at the right time is only half the battle. Attention also needs to be paid to ensuring the productivity of those resources once they reach the disaster. Here, however, managers and dispatchers confront capability roadblocks to effective resource management.

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Topics: Emergency Response, Resource Management, Emergency Task Management, Incident Management, White Paper, Emergency Management

What’s the IRAP Assessment?

Posted by The Brain on Aug 24, 2018 7:15:41 AM

 

Government bureaucracies get a bit of a bum rap; too often, people perceive them as stodgy and resistant to change. But just like the majority of big private actors, federal governments around the world have undertaken pretty substantial digital transformation projects, adopting the latest in digital technology to make their processes and agencies more accessible to the people.

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Topics: Incident Management, Security Management, Intelligence, Risk Management

The Lifecycle Approach to Efficient Contractor Management

Posted by The Brain on Aug 10, 2018 7:00:00 AM

 

By now, we’re all aware of the growing contractor footprint on the modern workforce. In the U.S., for instance, recent projections show that contractors will constitute half of the labor force within the decade.

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Topics: Work Health Safety, Compliance, Construction, Incident Management

Recent Changes in Hazardous Waste Regulations

Posted by The Brain on Jul 6, 2018 3:00:00 AM

 

The Case of Australia and New Zealand

Like most advanced economies, Australia and New Zealand relied heavily on substances now deemed hazardous during industrialization in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. As a result, both countries now have relatively high, per-capita rates of hazardous waste. In response, both countries have installed relatively stringent regulatory regimes to safeguard environmental and worker safety. But some of those regimes have changed recently. This blog will provide an overview of recent changes in hazardous waste regulations.

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Topics: Work Health Safety, Incident Management

Six Steps to Effective Contractor Relationship Management

Posted by The Brain on Jun 29, 2018 3:14:59 AM

 

You’ve read it before, but the nature of the modern workforce is changing and it’s changing fast. Nowadays, most companies, whether a Fortune 500 firm, a gritty start up, or a mom and pop, will employ third-party contractors to perform any number of essential business tasks.

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Topics: Work Health Safety, Incident Management, Compliance, Construction

The Truth About Bird Strikes: What airport operators can do to better prevent the hazard

Posted by The Brain on Jun 15, 2018 1:32:06 AM

 

When it comes to air travel, the saying, “birds of a feather flock together,” takes on a troubling connotation. In 2016 alone, the U.K. recorded more than 1,800 confirmed bird strikes, or eight in every 10,000 flights. Similarly, statistics in the U.S. point to an estimated 13,000-plus bird strikes in this country every year. Passenger lives aren’t usually at stake in these incidents –there’ve only been 25 fatalities due to wild bird strikes between the years 1990 to 2013, according to the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). But the risks of bird strikes aren’t exactly insignificant either.

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Topics: Critical Issues Management, Crisis Management, Airports, Transport, Incident Management

Understanding the Airport Risk Environment

Posted by The Brain on Jun 12, 2018 5:09:06 AM

 

According to the Airports Council International, passenger traffic at the world’s largest airports increased over five percent. Total traffic to the world’s top twenty busiest airports almost reached 1.5 billion people.

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Topics: Airports, Transport, Incident Management

Come Join Us at the British-Irish Airports Expo

Posted by The Brain on Jun 8, 2018 1:57:27 AM

 
Airporters of the world! We’re only a few days away from the Third Annual British-Irish Airports Expo, the singular event where suppliers and providers showcase their latest cutting-edge solutions and industry-propelling concepts. We’re excited to announce that Noggin will be there too, bringing the latest in crisis management technology, Noggin Crisis, across the pond to London and right into the airport space.

 

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Topics: Critical Issues Management, Noggin Crisis, Crisis Management, Airports, Incident Management, Security Management


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