Post Tagged with: "The Safety Doc"

Cajun Navy Insider Katie Pechon Interview / TRUE UNTOLD STORIES – SDP#46

Cajun Navy Insider Katie Pechon Interview / TRUE UNTOLD STORIES – SDP#46

VIDEO-When we think of rescuers our thoughts default to police, fire & EMS. However, a less formal  group has been significantly involved in natural disaster rescue efforts across the southern US for the past decade. The primary “Cajun Navy” is the 501c group Cajun Navy Relief. Member Katie Pechon shares the amazing, untold stories of CNR’s volunteer members prying blackened[Read More…]

by October 2, 2017 0 comments Video
Cajun Navy Insider – Katie Pechon Interview / TRUE UNTOLD STORIES – SDP#46

Cajun Navy Insider – Katie Pechon Interview / TRUE UNTOLD STORIES – SDP#46

PODCAST-When we think of rescuers, our thoughts default to police, fire and EMS. However, another group, much less formal, has been significantly involved in natural disaster rescue efforts across the southern US, primarily Louisiana and Texas, for the past decade. That assembly is referred to as the “Cajun Navy” and identifies ad-hoc volunteer groups comprising private boat owners who assist[Read More…]

by October 1, 2017 0 comments Partner
Back to School Safety Special – Time to be Terrified!! – SDP#39

Back to School Safety Special – Time to be Terrified!! – SDP#39

VIDEO-High-drama multi-agency intruder response simulations transpire daily in schools across America. This hyper-realistic approach to school safety has produced a flurry of litigation centering psychological trauma for adults and children. Furthermore, theatrical drills are not supported by empirical research and differ greatly from other preparedness practices. Dr. Perrodin separates the rhetoric from the truth in this MUST WATCH episode about[Read More…]

by August 4, 2017 0 comments Video
Back to School Safety Special – Time to be Terrified!! – SDP#39

Back to School Safety Special – Time to be Terrified!! – SDP#39

PODCAST-High-drama multi-agency intruder response simulations transpire daily in schools across America. This hyper-realistic approach to school safety has produced a flurry of litigation centering psychological trauma for adults and children. Furthermore, theatrical drills are not supported by empirical research and differ greatly from the ways schools prepare for other disasters, such as fires and tornadoes. For example, when the fire[Read More…]

by August 3, 2017 0 comments Partner
Why We Can’t Compare Disasters: WTC, Murrah, Katrina & More  – SDP#37

Why We Can’t Compare Disasters: WTC, Murrah, Katrina & More – SDP#37

VIDEO-Dr. Perrodin explains how crisis communications have rapidly evolved since 1995 and will soon no longer be routinely identified as a problem in crisis response. At the time of the Murrah Building bombing in Oklahoma City in 1995, a mere 16 Million People (.4%) in The World Used the Internet. At the time of the attacks on the World Trade[Read More…]

by July 22, 2017 0 comments Video
Why We Can’t Compare Disasters: WTC, Murrah, Katrina & More  – SDP#37

Why We Can’t Compare Disasters: WTC, Murrah, Katrina & More – SDP#37

PODCAST-There are several reasons why each disaster should be studied as an individual unit. By isolating communications and geography specific to time, context and situation, Dr. Perrodin demonstrates the inherent problems with comparing disasters. He also notes the incredible impact of “lived experiences” and longitudinal demographic factors that contributed to the improbable rescue of 500,000 people in only 9 hours[Read More…]

by July 22, 2017 0 comments Partner
Sophie’s Choice, Moral Dilemmas & 9/11 Research Design Issues – SDP#36

Sophie’s Choice, Moral Dilemmas & 9/11 Research Design Issues – SDP#36

VIDEO-Did you know that the United States military went to DEFCON 3 following the attacks of 9/11/01? The DEFense readiness CONdition (DEFCON) system prescribes five graduated levels of readiness (or states of alert) for the U.S. Military.  The DEFCON level did not change after the Murrah Building bombing as it was deemed a localized event that was not going to[Read More…]

by July 17, 2017 0 comments Video
Sophie’s Choice, Moral Dilemmas & 9/11 Research Design Issues – SDP#36

Sophie’s Choice, Moral Dilemmas & 9/11 Research Design Issues – SDP#36

PODCAST-Moral dilemmas center ethical choices in rescue operations in which the grueling decision is between, at times, equally-deserving alternatives. Dr. Perrodin also critiques a safety response article comparing the actions of rescuers present at the Murrah Building and rescuers present at the World Trade Center – noting such comparisons hold great challenges to distilling information that can be generalized to[Read More…]

by July 16, 2017 0 comments Partner
“Societies Sinister Similarity” – A Conversation with David & Elijah – SDP#35

“Societies Sinister Similarity” – A Conversation with David & Elijah – SDP#35

VIDEO-Nerdy By Nature podcaster Elijah joined Safety Doc host David to explore similarities in societies that have spanned history books for thousands of years. The duo compared ancient practices to what happens today. As well, they speculated into what would happen with the introduction of artificial intelligence, singularity, & perpetual life.

by July 8, 2017 0 comments Video
“Societies Sinister Similarity” – A Conversation with David & Elijah – SDP#35

“Societies Sinister Similarity” – A Conversation with David & Elijah – SDP#35

PODCAST-Would religion have a purpose if there was no human death? Is there a point when a perpetual Ground Hog Day would siphon one’s sense of control over being & environment, hence eroding agency & purpose?   CO-SHOW Nerdy By Nature podcaster Elijah joined Safety Doc host David to explore similarities in societies that have spanned history books for thousands[Read More…]

by July 7, 2017 0 comments Partner