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  Emergency service - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Emergency services are public services that deal with emergencies and other aspects of Public Safety.
In most jurisdictions, emergency responders are immune from tort liability for acts occurring within the scope of their employment.
However, emergency responders are also considered to have a duty to rescue, and may be held liable for failing to act altogether when presented with a person in need of aid.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Emergency_service   (511 words)

  
 Public Health Law Article 30 - New York State Department of Health
Prehospital emergency medical care, the provision of prompt and effective communication among ambulances and hospitals and safe and effective care transportation of the sick and injured are essential public health services.
At least one of the eight shall be an emergency nurse, at least one shall be an advanced emergency medical technician, at least one shall be a basic emergency medical technician, and at least one shall be employed in a hospital setting with administrative responsibility for a hospital emergency department or service.
Emergency medical services provided to those suffering from sudden illness or injury have potential to reduce the incidence of disability and death and are therefore, invaluable.
www.health.state.ny.us /nysdoh/ems/art30.htm   (9320 words)

  
 Emergency Services   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Columbia County maintains a combination of governmental and volunteer emergency service organizations and facilities that are capable of coping with emergencies.
Effective response to emergencies by Columbia County Emergency Management relies upon emergency operations plans, organizations, trained personnel and mutual aid agreements that enable the rapid mobilization and utilization of the total resource capabilities within the County.
They are tasked with acquiring sufficient transportation for those who need it, issuing radiological instruments, disseminating emergency information and instructions, keeping track of hospital capabilities and resources, maintaining adequate equipment/supplies/personnel to handle the emergency and responding to the requests of the population.
www.columbiapa.org /county/ccema   (336 words)

  
 Emergency Services - Main   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The City of Kenora Fire and Emergency Services is a composite fire service, deployed from four fire stations.
Emergency medical services are provided to our constituents by Paramedics dispatched from an emergency medical base located adjacent to the Lake of the Woods District Hospital.
We are especially proud of how members of these organizations respond to calls for service without regard for their own personal well being, rather with a desire and passion to serve the public to the best of their abilities.
www.city.kenora.on.ca /city_of_kenora/emergency_services/emergency_services_main.html   (474 words)

  
 Allegheny County Emergency Management   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Emergency Management was created in 1978 as the lead agency or entity, to coordinate multi-organizational community planning, response and recovery.
Emergency Management, effective partnerships are created and nurtured in advance of a disaster through the development of a proactive, comprehensive emergency operations plan.
During a disaster, response and recovery efforts are coordinated from an Emergency Operations Center that is staffed by paid and volunteer personnel and representatives from all emergency service departments and agencies involved in operations.
www.county.allegheny.pa.us /emerserv/emerman/index.asp   (989 words)

  
 Emergency Services
Emergency Services is divided into the Emergency Services Unit and the Emergency Management Unit.
Emergency Services is responsible for the management of wildland fire, search and rescue, and water rescue incidents in Larimer County.
Emergency Services also coordinates "Hug-a-tree" programs designed to provide elementary school children with basic information on how to avoid becoming lost in the wilderness.
www.co.larimer.co.us /depts/sherif/emerg.htm   (489 words)

  
 Emergency Alert Systems | Emergency Notification Systems and Phone Services for Emergency Response & Disaster Recovery ...
This service is provided when Microsoft needs to contact key employees for meetings during an emergency or an unscheduled event.
Our 911 emergency broadcast service is easy to use and we provide several methods to activate an emergency broadcast.
Thus, emergency communication can be initiated from your website or computer by automatically sending our emergency phone system a message containing a list of one or more phone numbers and a message to be sent to these individuals.
www.911broadcast.com   (1401 words)

  
 Wicomico County Emergency Services Home Page
Maximizing and utilizing all resources, materials, equipment, facilities and staff at the disposal of the department of Emergency Services to effectively and successfully serve the citizens of Wicomico County at all times.
In 1977 an Emergency Medical Services console, to allow ambulance crews to talk with the "accident room" at Peninsula General Hospital, was installed.
As the population, and the demands, of the citizens of Wicomico County continue to grow the Department of Emergency Services continues to grow to meet those needs.
www.wicomicocounty.org /e911/911.html   (545 words)

  
 Hamilton County Human Services - Emergency Services Department   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Emergency Management: This division provides planning for disaster preparedness including coordinating the efforts of government, private and volunteer agencies capable of providing assistance during disaster response to include resource management.
Emergency Medical Services (EMS); Providing advance life support ambulance service to rural and metropolitan areas of Hamilton County and Municipalities under contract is a responsibility of EMS.
Field Services is composed of eight volunteer fire departments, three rescue squads, one hazardous materials team and command post coordinators utilizing mobile communication centers.
www.hamiltontn.gov /EmergencyMgmt   (375 words)

  
 State Emergency Service
The Victoria State Emergency Service (SES) is a volunteer based emergency service, servicing the State of Victoria.
Emergency Contact 132 500 - Call 132 500 from anywhere in Victoria for emergency SES assistance in a flood or storm.
SES volunteers are on call 24 hours a day to provide emergency assistance if you or your property is affected by a flood or storm.
www.ses.vic.gov.au   (308 words)

  
 Nash County Emergency Services
This is accomplished through not only emergency response, but also through fire and accident prevention programs and public education.
Emergency Management works with all emergency response agencies, governmental services and private industry to coordinate resources to respond to and to mitigate and emergency.
Emergency Management assists groups with preparing emergency plans and actively educates the public on how to react to disasters.
www.es.co.nash.nc.us   (254 words)

  
 City of Dana Point
Emergency Services operations are funded through the general fund and offset by revenue received through the California State Nuclear Power Preparedness Program.
The office is staffed with an Emergency Services Coordinator, whose name and phone number is located in the City Directory section of this website.
The goals of this plan are to outline a strategy to (1) prepare for, (2) respond to, and (3) recover from an emergency or disaster that affects the City.
www.danapoint.org /emergencyservices/emergencyservices.htm   (371 words)

  
 Emergency Services in Australia
If you require the assistance of these services for routine matters and non emergency situations then you should call the local number of the recquired service nearest you.
These numbers and other 24-hour emergency numbers can be found in the local White Pages telephone directory or you can search the Australian White Pages online.
Emergency Services · Health and Safety · Facts and Figures · Law and Politics · Aussie Slang
www.australiatravelsearch.com.au /trc/emergency.html   (249 words)

  
 EMERGENCY SERVICES
Protective services, investigation of abuse and neglect, placement of children in foster homes, adoption service and counseling for unwed mothers and adoptive parents.
Some of the services available are: case management, counseling, adult group day care, adult inhome care, home-delivered and congregate meals, homemakers services, emergency support, transportation, and respite care.
Services are provided for all victims of domestic violence even if they are not staying at the shelter.
www.straffcap.org /emergenc.htm   (1344 words)

  
 Gwinnett County, GA: Fire & Emergency Services   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
This department provides fire protection and emergency medical services for a population of about 700,000 with a force of 670 superbly trained men and women who are proactive and citizen-oriented.
All emergency response vehicles are staffed with Emergency Medical Technicians and carry essential medical equipment.
Emergency Management prepares for natural and man-made disasters and works with our community education staff to offer many fire and life safety education programs at no cost.
www.co.gwinnett.ga.us /cgi-bin/gwincty/egov/ep/gcbrowse.do?channelId=-536881926&channelPage=/ep/channel/default.jsp&pageTypeId=536880236   (189 words)

  
 EmergencyNet News; Daily News Summary
Staten said that this other strategies are being developed by ERRI emergency service and disaster analysts and passed on to those who might be able to utilize them to help the citizens of New Orleans.
Finally, ERRI emergency service and disaster analysts said that it should not be forgotten that September is historically the worst month for hurricanes in the United States.
ERRI emergency service analysts also said that they have sent an offer to DHS/FEMA/DoD to provide an analysis/management team of former/retired emergency service leaders to assist in the Katrina disaster, should the USG desire such assistance.
www.emergency.com /ennday.htm   (5808 words)

  
 Emergency Management Home - Public Safety
During emergency situations, such as the threat of a hurricane, the aftermath of a tornado with widespread damage or terrorist event, the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) would be activated.
Emergency Management also activates the citizen information lines to pass on critical information to concerned residents and visitors.
Emergency Management plays a key role in evacuating citizens who are in danger and registering those who need special medical attention or would require transportation to a shelter.
www.lakegovernment.com /departments/public_safety/emergency_management   (274 words)

  
 American Red Cross
American Red Cross communication services keep military personnel in touch with their families following the death or serious illness of a family member or other important events, such as the birth of a child.
Active duty service members stationed in the United States and their immediate family members may call the Red Cross Armed Forces Emergency Service Centers for help 7 days a week, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Other family members who do not reside in the service members' household, members of the National Guard and Reserves, retirees and civilians may access Red Cross services through their local Red Cross chapter, which is listed in local telephone books and at http://www.redcross.org/where/where.html.
www.redcross.org /services/afes/0,1082,0_476_,00.html   (271 words)

  
 Emergency Services   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
All St. Nicholas Hospital Emergency Service physicians are members of Infinity HealthCare.
A recent 8,000+ square-foot expansion and renovation tripled the size of the Department to 12,500 square feet to accommodate the increased growth of the Hospital's emergency services as well as the increasing number and acutiy of emergency patients.
In addition, medical air transport services provide transportation to tertiary care facilities when the situation requires more extensive care than can be provided on-site.
www.stnicholashospital.org /hs_emergencyservices.htm   (293 words)

  
 :: GNWT - Municipal and Community Affairs - Emergency Services ::
The Emergency Services Division is responsible for the Emergency Measures Organization and the Office of the Fire Marshal.
The Emergency Measures Organization (EMO) is responsible for developing GNWT emergency response plans, coordinating GNWT emergency operations at the territorial and regional levels, supporting communities in the preparation of emergency response plans and responding to emergencies and administering disaster assistance programs.
Emergency Services Division offers programs aimed at prevention - how to prevent a fire or an emergency situation before it happens.
www.maca.gov.nt.ca /safety   (309 words)

  
 Emergency Services
Division is primarily responsible for fire suppression and response to medical emergencies.
Operations also responds to incidents involving technical rescue operations, hazardous material incidents, and public service requests.
The support of the labor organization has been pivotal in the delivery of quality service to the citizens.
www.naplesfire.com   (205 words)

  
 Office of the Fire Commissioner | Manitoba Emergency Services College   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The College is committed to providing superior emergency response programs that meet the needs of emergency service and industry.
With the increasing complexity of modern technology and the continuing emphasis on professionalism, it is apparent that the emergency services and related areas have evolved into a highly technical and sophisticated science requiring competently trained individuals.
Aware of this situation, the Office of the Fire Commissioner, Manitoba Emergency Services College is dedicated to providing programs and services of superior quality to meet the immediate, as well as the future needs in our ever changing society and to enhance the quality of life safety to all.
www.firecomm.gov.mb.ca /mesc_introduction.html   (328 words)

  
 Northern Territory Police, Fire and Emergency Services
The prime function of the Community Safety Division is to ensure the Northern Territory community is made safe from the danger of fire through education, inspection, legislation and effective fire reduction strategies.
The Northern Territory Police, Fire and Emergency Services is a tri-service with an overarching vision to enhance community safety and protection through excellent policing, fire prevention and emergency response services to the community.
Dedicated police, firefighters, emergency service personnel and support staff work together and with the community across the Territory to reduce crime and protect the community from fires, other emergencies and disasters.
www.nt.gov.au /pfes   (235 words)

  
 Professional Fire Fighter Training and Emergency Medical Training   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Emergency Services Academy Ltd. ("ESA") provides professional fire fighter training and emergency medical training.
"Emergency Services Academy Ltd. strives to improve the provision of emergency services in Canada by developing superior education and training programs for the emergency services industry.
Emergency Services Academy Ltd. will become the leader in quality education, training, and personal development of emergency services personnel in Canada."
www.emergservices.com   (127 words)

  
 Emergency Services Online - Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Emergency Services Online is the place to be if you're interested in the work of the Emergency Services or indeed a member of the Emergency Services.
Whatever your current situation are we know you'll find Emergency Services Online the place to be for all the latest information and discussions all related to the Emergency Services.
Chat to real life members of the UK's leading Emergency Services and ask what it's really like working as such a dedicated team in the most enthusiastic career ever.
www.emergencyservicesonline.co.uk   (209 words)

  
 Flagler County Emergency Services   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
There are currently no active emergency alerts for Flagler County.
InfoFlagler, is a free service of Flagler County,...
Copyright © 1998-2005 Flagler County Emergency Services and Tidal Technologies.
www.flagleremergency.com /er   (81 words)

  
 Disaster, mental health recovery services, Mental Health Information Center
Most people who are coping with the aftermath of a disaster have normal reactions as they struggle with the disruption and loss caused by the disaster.
Community outreach may be necessary to seek out and provide mental health services to individuals who may be affected by a disaster.
Through an interagency agreement with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), CMHS staff helps to ensure that victims of Presidentially declared disasters received immediate, short-term crisis counseling, as well as ongoing support for emotional recovery.
www.mentalhealth.samhsa.gov /cmhs/EmergencyServices   (129 words)

  
 City of Palo Alto - Office of Emergency Services   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
All households should maintain a stock of emergency supplies that will last a minimum of 72 hours.
For emergency preparedness information or to register for a class, call the Office of Emergency Services at 650.617.3197.
City Staff remains vigilant and continues to ready its public safety services for emergencies.
www.cityofpaloalto.org /oes   (306 words)

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