SSI Takes the Lead in Preparing America's First Responders for Emergency Situations

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Security Solutions International (SSI) will be hosting another of its popular Organizational Response to Mass Casualty Incidents (ORMAC) in Yakima, WA on June 23-24th, as part of its ongoing commitment to Washington area agencies.

SSI has been the only private US Company training First Responders for emergency situations for over a decade. Having worked with over 300 federal, state and local law enforcement and public safety organizations, it is in a unique position to offer this ORMAC course, designed to benefit everyone from Police and Fire to Hospital administration and staff.

ORMAC, a two-day session lead by the renowned Dr. Mauricio Lynn, is built around growing awareness of terror threats and implementing prevention best practices and other response techniques as part of an informed, cooperative approach to Mass Casualty Incidents (MCI) in order to effect real change in our communities.

The program will cover topics related to core operating principles for the management of Mass Casualty Incidents including:

  •     Definition and characteristics of MCI
  •     Lessons learned from deployment to remote disaster areas
  •     Conventional, CBR MCI and blast injuries
  •     Hospital decontamination and triage: site organization principles
  •     "Bug Hospitals"
  •     Field management and drills organization
  •     The ten commandments of sudden mass casualties

SSI CEO Solomon Bradman comments, "We are leading the way, making a difference together with very dedicated groups of First Responders and emergency personnel across the country. The ORMAC course is designed to better prepare those who consider themselves a cadre of people ready to fight the ongoing war on terror."

Learn more about the upcoming mission at SSI's website; registration for the course is being organized by the Yakima Police Department.

About Dr. Mauricio Lynn
Dr. Mauricio Lynn is a Trauma Surgeon at Ryder Trauma Center University of Miami and the head of Mass Casualty Preparedness and Response at University of Miami, Jackson Memorial Medical Center. Dr. Lynn is a retired Lieutenant Colonel from the Israeli Defense Forces where he served for 18 years as Flight Surgeon with the Israeli Air Force. As a Special Forces Medical Commander he was in charge of policy making for field trauma care and management of MCI's and advisor for the Israeli EMS for urban MCI's. He also served as advisor for the Israeli Health Ministry on Trauma and Hospital Preparedness for MCI's.

Dr. Lynn presents an exciting and vital view of the Israeli approach to Mass Casualties. His insider knowledge of how US communities work puts this program in the ideal US context. Many of the lessons learned from the Israeli experience were used to better prepare Jackson Memorial Hospital to respond to MCI's after September 11th. Having been on the scene of some of the world's worst tragedies, Dr. Lynn understands offers ORMAC participants the benefit of his years of experience.

About Security Solutions International:
SSI ® - Security Solutions International develops and delivers training for First Responders in the US in counter- terror planning and implementation. The company has trained federal, state and local agencies based on global best practices and their range of international security expertise. SSI offerings cover security and counter-terror awareness and operational training, threat assessment techniques, hospital emergency preparedness, building safety, aviation sector processes, and school safety training to name a few. The company is best known for its Homeland Security International Training Missions, bringing global best practices in security to corporate and government clients. SSI will be launching the first private digital training network for First Responders and the Counter Terrorist Magazine in 2008.

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For more information contact:
Kelli Richardson
Security Solutions International
http://www.homelandsecurityssi.com
Kendall Tamiami Executive Airport
14300 SW 29th Street
Miami, Florida 33186
Telephone: (866) 573-3999
Fax: (786) 573-2090
Mobile: (305) 401-6906

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