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Educational Materials

Among the educational materials in our store are two very powerful and popular safety programs programs available on DVDs

The Mental  Management of Emergencies shares the critically important lessons we’ve learned through science about how first responders make decisions in high-stress, high-consequence environments. (3 DVD set containing 4.5 hours of content)

Fifty Ways to Kill a First Responder shares valuable insight about fifty situational awareness barriers – stealth killers of first responders. The program discusses how to develop and maintain situational awareness and how to overcome barriers faced by first responders at emergency scenes. (3 DVD set containing 3.5 hours of content)

Both programs are designed for an audience of public safety providers but the lessons can be applied to military, medical, aviation, utilities, highway safety and others who work in high risk, high consequence environments.

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Situational Awareness Matters!

Situational Awareness Matters launched on October 1, 2011 and has had over 500,000 visitors from around the world. The site is dedicated to improving first  responder situational awareness and decision making.

On the site you will find  incredible resources about Situational Awareness challenges and solutions. You can sign up for the free monthly newsletter and access over 160 articles designed to improve your understanding of situational awareness.

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SAMatters on-line Academy

This 14-module on-line program brings together the powerful content of two live programs: Mental Management of Emergencies and Fifty Ways to Kill a First Responder. This course will change your entire outlook about situational awareness and emergency scene safety.

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“Get in the Loop” Tour

Flawed situational awareness is a leading contributing factor in near-miss and casualty events. In 2011 the “Get in the Loop” Tour was launched to help improve the understanding of situational awareness for individuals and teams working in high-stress, high consequence environments. Over 35,000 attendees from across North America, Europe, Asia and Australia have attended a Tour stop event. 

These programs have been described by attendees as: “Critically important,” “An eye opener” and “A must see.” If you’re interested in discussing a keynote or workshop for your organization simply call the number on the top of the page or send me an email at:

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Dr. Gasaway’s safety and leadership keynotes have been delivered to public safety, military, medical and business professionals throughout North America, Europe and Asia. His high energy, humor-filled delivery style is a hit with audiences. Feedback and evaluations confirm his messages are strong, on-point, relevant and readily usable by program attendees….


Dr. Gasaway uses adult learning principles to guide his workshop facilitations.  He rarely uses PowerPoints even for programs that last 40 hours. His presentation philosophy is based on two principles: Principle 1: A facilitator should possess such a level of understanding and expertise with the topic that makes the use of…

Leadership Coaching

Dr. Gasaway provides leadership coaching for first-level through executive positions. The type and design for coaching is customized based on the needs of the client. Popular coaching topics include: Preparing for advancement (including testing and interview processes), dealing with difficult personnel scenarios and improving interpersonal communications skills.


Dr. Gasaway’s consulting services focuses on three areas: Leadership, safety and expert witness. Leadership: Leadership consulting services include assessing opportunities to improve leadership competencies of supervisors and those aspiring for positions of leadership; assessing recruitment, hiring and retention practices; assessing operational efficiencies to ensure the maximum utilization of resources. Safety:…