3 The article by the Rand Corporation focuses on occupational hazards related

3 the article by the rand corporation focuses on

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3. The article by the Rand Corporation focuses on occupational hazards related to the response to recent terrorist events in the United States. Discuss how a clearer system of unified command could have helped solve some of the problems related to exposures at these events If there was a more Unified command with a more centralized command center that controlled everyone, they could have better placed personnel into roles they were trained for. Along with that they could have gotten a better way of getting the correct PPE needed for those specific personnel and gotten it to them quicker and it went to the correct people. Also with a unified command they would have been
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better set up to know exactly what they needed in terms of what personnel they needed for what jobs. For example they could have asked to get more construction workers to a specific area of the world trade center disaster and thus moved the firefighters that were just breaking up concrete and moving it to a place where a fire fighters knowledge and expertise were needed. Jackson, Brian A., D. J. Peterson, James T. Bartis, Tom LaTourrette, Irene T. Brahmakulam, Ari Houser and Jerry M. Sollinger. Protecting Emergency Responders: Lessons Learned from Terrorist Attacks. Santa Monica, CA: RAND Corporation, 2002. . Chapter 2. 4.How do you think the psychological effects of a terrorist-generated disaster impact the response? Give reasons for your response.
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