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New Controlled Substances Tracking Solution to Be Launched During Fire-Rescue International

TargetSolutions to Unveil Its Latest Innovation for Agencies Looking to Comply with Schedule II Controlled Substances Guidelines

SAN DIEGO – TargetSolutions, a Vector Solutions brand offering the leading EMS and Fire Department training, asset management, and workforce scheduling software, is excited to present its latest innovation for tracking controlled substances during Fire-Rescue International (FRI) in Atlanta.

In compliance with DEA guidelines, TargetSolutions is releasing an all-new upgrade inside the TargetSolutions Check It™ application for managing Schedule II Controlled Substances. The mobile-friendly feature allows agencies to document all movements of controlled substances securely. From the moment a controlled substance is acquired, to when it is administered or wasted, it can now be tracked.

“With the current climate in the United States surrounding opioids, EMS and Fire Service organizations must ensure the controlled substances we are entrusted with are managed with the utmost care and accuracy,” said Joseph Santiago, who holds credentials ranging from an MBA in Healthcare to Ambulance and Healthcare Compliance and serves as a subject matter expert for TargetSolutions. 

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Streamline Your Agency’s Management of Schedule II Controlled Substances

Since the passing of the Protecting Patient Access to Emergency Medications Act (PPAEMA) in 2017, the DEA has outlined specific regulations for EMS agencies possessing substances with potential for abuse. Under DEA guidelines, EMS agencies require a reliable, secure method for tracking schedule II controlled substances.

Using the Controlled Substances module, an all-new add-on feature in the TargetSolutions Check It™ application, your agency can simplify the oversight of all schedule II controlled substances and ensure compliance to mandates by the DEA. Only accessible through TargetSolutions’ leading asset management system for apparatus, inventory and equipment inspections, Controlled Substances eliminates the need for paper documentation and offers powerful security tools.

Discover how your agency can utilize this new feature in TargetSolutions Check It™ for cradle-to-grave management of schedule II controlled substances.

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Flagger and Cone Safety for Work Zone Traffic Control

Flagger and Cone Safety

Construction zones near public motorized vehicle access can pose significant risk to the public and employees. Without proper protection of work areas and traffic control devices, work zones are exposed to dangerous. According to an OSHA Fact Sheet (2005), “transportation incidents and workers struck by vehicles are responsible for the highest number of fatal work injuries,” per data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Flagger and Cone Safety is an all-new course in the Water Industry and OSHA catalogs that highlights concerns for work zone traffic control and flagger safety. Using engaging videos and up-to-date information, this course teaches flagger roles and responsibilities for jobs close to traffic.

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Fulfill Critical Care Continuing Education with TargetSolutions’ Online EMS Catalog

Critical Care Continuing EducationEmergency response agencies using TargetSolutions are equipped with more than 250 hours of CAPCE-approved EMS continuing education. Engaging online courses are bundled together in the TargetSolutions platform to simplify how agencies deliver, track and report CEUs for EMTs, paramedics and other specialized credentials.

In addition to fulfilling general EMS requirements, TargetSolutions’ comprehensive catalog offers dynamic training for critical care and registered nurses. These video-based courses meet critical care continuing education requirements and cover essential topics for nurses regarding the stabilization and safe transportation of patients.

Over 100 hours of training for critical care paramedics, and more than 40 hours for nurses, are available in the system anytime, anywhere. While these courses address the specialized needs of critical care professionals, they can also be applied to biannual continuing education hours for general EMT or paramedic licenses.

Here’s a complete list of all courses in TargetSolutions’ online EMS training catalog that are applicable to critical care requirements:

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Use of Force Training for Law Enforcement Agencies


Law enforcement officers serve a broad variety of functions including fighting crime, maintaining order, solving community problems and – where necessary – dispensing force. TargetSolutions’ all-new training course, Use of Force, addresses the complexity of this defining part of police work.

This online course speaks to the unique challenges law enforcement officers face when deciding whether a situation calls for force. By taking this course, individuals can improve their understanding of use of force, encounters when it’s necessary and potential consequences. Using engaging and interactive lessons, departments can use this training to help start the conversation around the nuances of this topic.

Learn more about this newest training course for law enforcement agencies:

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Platform Release Announcement: Enhancements to Tags and Supervisor Rights

TargetSolutions’ online training management system undergoes frequent enhancements to help agencies simplify training and streamline operations management. These platform improvements are driven by client feedback. By focusing on the user’s experience, TargetSolutions can create practical, effective change for organizations.

This latest platform enhancement upgrades tag management to give agencies more control over categorizing activities, courses, and now, credentials. Learn how these platform updates can improve processes at your agency.

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TargetSolutions’ Dynamic New Employee Scheduling Software Meets Canada’s Data Compliance Requirements, Now Available for Public Safety Agencies

TargetSolutions Scheduling™ Meets Canada Data Compliance Requirements

SAN DIEGO – TargetSolutions, a Vector Solutions brand providing the leading computer-based training and operations management applications for public safety agencies, announced today its new workforce management software is available for public safety agencies in Canada.

TargetSolutions Scheduling™ powered by CrewSense is supported by AWS infrastructure technology, which allows Vector Solutions to store Canadian customers’ data locally in the Canada Region. Canadian organizations using the scheduling system will benefit from network architecture built to meet Canada’s Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA).

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Recorded Webinar: How to Simplify Scheduling, Callbacks and Other Essential Workforce Management Tasks

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TargetSolutions’ online training management system is utilized by thousands of agencies across the country to streamline training management. Now, that powerful software is connected to TargetSolutions’ new platform for employee scheduling and resource management.

TargetSolutions Scheduling™ powered by CrewSense simplifies how departments schedule employees, manage callbacks, process time-off requests and much more. To learn more about this powerful system, please download the recorded webinar for an in-depth overview of the program’s capabilities.

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Top Benefits of a Firefighter Scheduling App

Benefits of firefighter scheduling app, firefighter scheduling appFire rescue agencies need a trustworthy solution for tracking hiring, overtime and scheduling. With the unpredictability of this industry, fire agencies need the ability to quickly execute callbacks, manage overtime and more. Leading firefighter technologies, such as TargetSolutions Scheduling™ by CrewSense, provide more reliable, cloud-based solutions for these daily scheduling challenges faced by fire and rescue agencies.

The following are some of the leading benefits a firefighter scheduling app offers.

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New Anti-Harassment Training in Compliance with California SB 1343

By Jan. 1, 2020, all employers in California with five or more employees will be required to provide at least two hours of interactive training regarding sexual harassment to all supervisory employees and one hour for all non-supervisory employees. According to SB 1343, this must be accomplished within six months of their assumption of a position.

To meet these mandates, TargetSolutions is releasing two all-new courses for the prevention of harassment, discrimination and retaliation in the workplace. Anti-Harassment Training for All Employees – California (SB 1343) is a one-hour long course for general employees and Anti-Harassment Training for Supervisors and Managers – California (SB 1343) is a two-hour course for supervisory personnel.

These video-driven courses engage individuals with practical lessons and comply with California policies and laws regarding discrimination and harassment. Also covered in these courses is the complaint process and how to contact the Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) to file a complaint.

Learn more about these new anti-harassment training courses:

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