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Author Archives: Donald McLaren
Triage is the assignment of degrees of urgency to wounds or illnesses to decide the order of treatment of a large number of patients or casualties. The implication here is you are faced with a LOT of casualties and to … Continue reading
Bleeding Control Org StopTheBleed View a short, about 5 minute, video to learn how to stop bleeding.
The City of Placentia is working to coordinate CERT people along with RACES members. We are in the process of trying to identify all those who have been CERT trained in the city. If you were CERT trained and have … Continue reading
A control operator is considered in control of the radio channel, typically at the city EOC (Emergency Command Center) and takes in the reports from remote location FRS and ham radio operators. The control operator would usually be at the … Continue reading
Following are some major points to consider when handling emergency communications. If you find yourself dealing with an emergency, the natural tendency for a lot of people is to get excited and loose composure. Try real hard to relax, size … Continue reading