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  • History Of The Council Bluffs (IA) Fire Department

    per year. Response apparatus of the CBFD consist of five engines, two reserve engines, two quint companies, three ambulances, two reserve ambulances, one hazardous materials truck, one brush truck, three rescue boats, one hovercraft, one mobile command center, two light-rescue trucks, and eight staff cars. The CBFD provides all-hazards response that includes fire suppression, advanced life support ambulance service, hazardous materials response, and numerous technical rescue disciplines. The hazardous materials team is a regional response asset covering seven Iowa counties and is part of the weapons of mass destruction response team for the State of Iowa. The training division consists of two personnel (a drill master and technical services officer) who provide initial education for new recruits and continuing education for incumbent personnel of all ranks. The department drill master is in charge of planning, coordinating, and documenting all department training activities. This person ensures compliance with all applicable training standards and codes, including; NFPA, OSHA, and ISO. The department technical services officer is responsible for all special operations training, including; hazardous materials, rope rescue, water rescue, ice rescue, confined space rescue, and vehicle/industrial extrication. Also, the training division is responsible for the coordination of inspections and testing of equipment. The current annual budget of the CBFD is $14 million.…

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  • Mexico City Earthquake Analysis

    Mexico City: The Birth of a Civil Society Being one of the worst earthquake to ever hit Mexico, the 1985 Earthquake of Mexico City struck in the heart of the country and brought consequences that would later prove to shape the citizens sentiment towards the government and its officials. It sent the country into a frenzy and their inability to properly manage rescue operations proved to be fatal for the thousands of people who relied on the government to save their life and the lives of loved…

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  • Coast Guard Case Study

    against the Coast Guard for the death of his wife based upon the Coast Guard’s one-hour delay in reaching the boat after he made a distress call asking for rescue due to the bad weather conditions? BRIEF ANSWER OR CONCLUSION Probably not. Under the Good Samaritan doctrine applicable to this case the Coast Guard probably won’t be liable for wrongful death since there are not omissions of failure to act, neither affirmative actions from its part causing Mrs. Moore’s death. FACTS James More…

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  • Abduction Of A Child Essay

    and a formal search team was established to search at Kyron. Around that same time Sheriff Dan Staton phoned the FBI in order to alert them of the abduction. Throughout the rest of the night the sheriff 's office attempted to scout out any hiding place within the school, Horman house, and area surrounding the school. The next day new tactics were employed in the search. Being that it was unknown how he had disappeared it was considered a noncriminal disappearance. Multiple…

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  • Kant's Theory Of Utilitarianism In Rescue I And Rescue II

    In many different situations, an action must be decided on. Mill and Kant each present two major theories as to how this decision is reached and how it can be judged as morally right or wrong. In the given predicament of Rescue I and Rescue II, each philosopher would argue for a different ethical approach based on the fundamental principles of their individual theories components of their theories. John Stuart Mills is famous for his views on utilitarianism. His view is revised from his…

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  • Essay On Duty To Rescue

    Should there be a Duty to Rescue? "Duty to rescue is a concept of tort law and refers to the duty of a person to rescue another who is in a dangerous situation. " The question of duty is usually pretty simple, we owe a duty of care to the people our actions affect. But the topic seems to be very touchy, where a law is unable to be passed in several states.There are many actions that deserve being rescued, and some actions are just not in our hand. For example, if someone is drowning, you might…

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  • Hyxemia Rescue Techniques

    Franco, Enders, Wilson, Gajic, and Pannu (2016) conducted a retrospective study that reviewed the patterns and results of rescue techniques used in patients that suffered from severe hypoxemia. The researchers defined severe hypxemia as the failure to attain enough arterial oxygen while on oxygen or because of an injury due to the change in pressure, barotrauma. The article stated that previous studies have studied the techniques used in the rescue of the patients, however, none of the studies…

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  • Superman To The Rescue Summary

    Summary of: Superman to the rescue: Simulating physical invulnerability attenuates exclusion-related interpersonal biases In the article, Superman to the rescue: Simulating physical invulnerability attenuates exclusion-related interpersonal biases, the authors, Julie Y. Huang, Joshua M. Ackerman, and John A. Bargh (2013) address the theory that simulating physical invulnerability can affect exclusion-related positive and negative feelings toward in and out-groups. The researchers want to test…

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  • Analysis Of Helicopter Rescues On Everest

    proves that people who take risks, only do it if it is worth it. Basically, they know the consequences and know that it is dangerous, but they still do it. They want to survive. My first source is Helicopter Rescues Increasing on Everest is transcribed for Robert Siegel’s radio show and is a nonfiction radio interview whose purpose is to inform the readers. The next source is” Why Everest?” It is a nonfiction informational article is written by Guy Moreau to inform readers of the dangers of…

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  • Duty To Rescue Under Civil Law

    6 Is there a legal duty to go to the rescue of persons in need of assistance? Should there be? Civil law codes have a much stronger legislated relationship to moral obligations than common law. The French Penal Code has specific rules pertaining to the failure to provide aid to anyone in peril, much like the German Penal Code, Strafgesetzbuch (abbreviated to StGB). Civil LAw tradition imposes a civic duty upon all its citizens, unlike the common law tradition, which places greater emphasis on…

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