top of page

Fri, Feb 25



Situational Awareness

Situational Awareness to Improve Safety by Richard Gasaway

Registration is closed
See other events
Situational Awareness
Situational Awareness

Time & Location

Feb 25, 2022, 11:00 AM PST



About the Event

Improving safety is the goal of every smart worker. This book will help your workers and supervisors improve worksite safety by understanding how to develop and maintain strong situational awareness and how to improve high-risk, high-consequence decision making.

Topics covered include:

  • What is situational awareness and why does it matter?
  • Situational Awareness Barriers
  • Sensory Conflict: When the puzzle pieces don’t fit
  • Mind Drift: Wandering out of awareness
  • Distractions & Interruptions: Unplanned disruptions derail thinking
  • Pre-arrival lens: You see what you want to see
  • Urgency: Stressing the brain
  • Overconfidence: A dangerous minefield
  • Complacency: Letting your guard down
  • Short-term memory overload: Respect your limitations
  • Time distortion: When your mental clock breaks
  • Auditory exclusion: You’re going deaf!
  • Task fixation: The small-picture view
  • Confabulation: Your brain is lying to you
  • Automaticity: Acting without thinking
  • Multitasking: Doing a lot of things poorly all at the same time
  • Case studies
  • List of Situational Awareness Barriers


  • Firefighter Book Club

    Situational Awareness by Rich Gasaway




Share This Event

bottom of page