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Purpose– The purpose of this paper is to explore the psychological processes involved in spontaneous co-operation by survivors of mass emergencies, and the possible implications this may have for emergency responders. Design/methodology/approach– A qualitative interview study was conducted with...
Purpose– The purpose of this paper is to outline the work being carried out by Kent Fire and Rescue Service (KFRS) to build a comprehensive database of the behaviours and motivations of those experiencing accidental fires occurring in dwellings. It is an approach that is predicated upon the...
Purpose– A feed-forward back-propagation neural network (NN) is proposed to model number of firefighters responding to different fire incidents. Such a predictor model can estimate number of firefighter personnel required to tackle new incidents. This a priori information at the time of dispatch...
Purpose– Incidents requiring command and control require all personnel from firefighters (FFs) to the incident commander (IC) to make continuous decisions often with limited information and under acute time-pressure. Therefore, the purpose of this paper is to explore the stress reactivity of...
Purpose– Structural equation modelling (SEM) is becoming a popular technique for analysis and is increasingly being used within emergency services and disaster research. The purpose of this paper is to provide a brief overview of SEM to familiarise emergency service and disaster researchers with...
Purpose– The purpose of this paper is to consider the performance of quick-release harness buoyancy aids in water rescue. Design/methodology/approach– The assumption is questioned that the performance of water rescue harnesses, in what is perceived as benign, low-flow conditions (<1.85 km/s) is...
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