As September 11th approaches, we remember and honor all the first responders who perished in the line of duty that horrific day in 2001. I remember being at the Clive Fire Station that day in Iowa, watching the horror unfold in New York. Sixteen years later, many advances in first responder technology have been specifically created to prevent injuries and reduce line of duty deaths (LODDs). As we remember this tragic day, we’ll delve into several pieces of technology [...]
Emergency situations can be complicated, which only makes them more deadly and harder to control. To combat this issue, many fire departments are implementing incident management technology to make it easier for commanders to communicate with firefighters on the ground and maintain complete control over the situation. See how incident management technology can help your fire service with incident command. Informed Decision Making As a senior officer/shift commander at your fire service or department, you are often the initial [...]
The public safety industry is known to be slow to adapt to using new technology. But while fire and police departments are not always “early adopters”, public safety agencies around the world have started using drones to help with rescue, EMS, structure fires, and more. Methods used by departments employing drones can teach us interesting insights about the relationship between the emergency response industry and public safety technology. 1) Dynamic Industries The first thing we can learn from the [...]
Scheduling takes money, time, and resources. All things that could be better spent elsewhere. Yet, so many fire and police departments still use pen and paper to create their schedules, even when there are more efficient methods available. Many public safety agencies are making the switch to staff scheduling software to ensure the correct number of first responders with the right qualifications are scheduled to respond to incidents. If your department is still using the old-fashioned method, check out some [...]
For many public safety administrators, chiefs, and shift commanders, ensuring correct staffing can take up a big portion of their time. Managing daily staffing, vacation, sick day, and overtime requests can be complicated and time consuming. But when your department has been using the same scheduling software for years, how can you tell that you need new staff scheduling software? We’ll delve into a few of the key warning signs that your scheduling process is outdated and you’re due [...]
While many around the U.S. are getting ready for fireworks, barbecues, and other red-white-and-blue-themed celebrations, the Fourth of July is often full of stress and anxiety for America’s first responders. The Holiday Stats While many major holidays go together with an increase in accidents, injuries, and casualties, research shows the Fourth of July is the worst offender. Nicknamed “the deadliest day on the roads”, firefighters and EMTs respond to an above average number of incidents each Independence Day. Analysis [...]
Every year, the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) and the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) come together for Safety Stand Down, formerly called the International Fire/EMS Safety & Health Week, an international event focused on improving and maintaining firefighter health and safety. Departments around the world are encouraged to provide education, training, and other services and resources to their staff. This year’s Safety Stand Down is going on right now, from June 18-24, and here at Adashi Systems, [...]
We create innovative software solutions that enable public safety agencies to excel with technology that adapts to the way they work. We had an exciting time at the 2017 FDIC tradeshow in Indianapolis! Our colorful booth and bright yellow shirts attracted a lot of attention and were a huge hit, and we created some serious excitement and buzz with our presence and cutting edge innovations. Adashi was proud to launch two of our newest solutions: Adashi C&C, an [...]
Stop by and see all that Adashi has to offer in booth 6016.
Come by our booth 6016 to get a demo of our C&C Command and RollCall software!!!