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Determining which triage tagging tools contibute the most towards reducing patient collection times & collection errors?

Conducting/supporting a study that compares all currently available triage tagging tools (different styles of paper tags, triage ribbon, reflective slap wrap wrist bands, colored clothes pins, chemical lights, single colored chemlight alternatives, triage lights and paper tags with RFID) in daytime, nighttime and adverse condition scenarios. There are several studies that compare triage methods but I have found only one ...more »

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Would establishing a nighttime post disaster visual 911 system help during SAR operations?

When Katrina struck I remember the images of survivors waving from their rooftops tops during the day and I got to thinking what do they do at night? Then it struck me, use the night to work reverse cycle. Basically let's improve how the 12 of the 24 hours that are dark, are utilized. With new technologies like drones & smart phones we can do much better than SOS which was first recognized in 1905. SOS only tells you ...more »

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How can cross-agency communications be available and secure?

There are often incidents where multi-agency response creates the need for cross-agency communications. There are situations where county- or state-wide nets are insufficient or cannot be accessed by certain responding agencies. Communications equipment for the responder of the future needs to take this issue into consideration.

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Maintenance for Responder of the Future

Responder of the future would have been helpful in the recent emergency incident on the Washington Metro that had people trapped in a smoke-filled tunnel. Early indications from the incident reveal a lack of maintenance/repair contributed to some of the first responder system problems that occured during the response. How will Responder of the Future account for maintenance and repair -- will there be some automated ...more »

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How to protect software which is part of critical infrastructure.

Our start-up company can provide a significant contribution to protecting cyber-space. See us at http://www.whitehawksoftware.com White Hawk Software provides a tool which allows a software producer to protect code against sophisticated hackers, all kinds of malware, and reverse engineering. We call this technology tamper proofing. Its effectiveness is caused by the fact that the protection does not need to know ...more »

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possible response to active shooters

First responders are not able to limit casualties in active shooter scenarios as much as we would like, it seems reasonable to look for things that normal citizens can do to limit casualties in these cases. After viewing what pictures and video were available to the public in the Charlie Hebdo shooting, I made a few observations. 1- The shooters are not wearing eye protection. 2- Charlie Hebdo offices are very confined ...more »

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Improving Transport Safety on Roads and Avoiding Vehicle Crashes to Save Lives

Well, I suggest we start a new track for improving transport safety on roads and avoiding vehicle crashes. According to the statistics I've found on the Internet, there are over 32,000 road accidents and crashes on America's roads yearly. That's besides all of the crashes in Canada, Mexico and everywhere else worldwide. We all need to smarten up and start finding solutions to these problems. I'm up for the task, what ...more »

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A Good Suggestion to All Travellers Worldwide Regarding Sleep Deprivation

Most travellers who come to airports are totally stressed out due to sleep deprivation. They figure they'll come to the airport and sleep on the plane. While they're getting to the plane, during ticketing and at the waiting area, they become enraged and cause problems for everyone else. My suggestion is to advertise to all travellers on their tickets and electronic tickets, to get enough sleep before they travel. For ...more »

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Decreasing Stress Levels at Airports by Creating a Zen-Like Environment for Airport Travellers and Workers

You've got to start designing airports around the world to become more Zen-like. What I mean by this is to find ways to decrease stress levels through soft lighting, noise reduction, better internal infrastructure and designing hallways and airport paths indoors to be Zen-like and effective. Maybe introduce some plants in the ticketing areas, Zen-like music in the background, tell people to talk the least, wear comfortable ...more »

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We Need to Get Back to the Internet Discussions of 2015

In the summer of 2015, I had a discussion with several members of this group, specifically, Peter G Neumann and others. Could we please return to this discussion? We need to discuss provisions on getting the internet safety up to par and redesigned. At that time, we were generating good ideas for discussion. Please see to it that we can re-open these talks for our group. Much can be learned and taught together as collaborators. ...more »

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