The articles below are written to provide a high-level view of the arguments and observations that stimulated the concern that a national implementation of SALT would result in detrimental outcomes. Readers are encouraged to cite these topics in the blog and freely express their opinions. It is hoped the SALT Working Group will do the same.
The Active Shooter Conundrum
Why SALT simply will not work in an active shooter MCI.
The issues surrounding SALT’s life-saving-intervention components.
Helping Those That
Understanding the impact of SALT’s assessment criteria.
Long Way ‘Round
A look at SALT’s inherent inefficiencies.
Simplicity of the System?
Comparing key aspects of SALT with START.
A Plan Without a Purpose
How SALT came to be and what it means to you.
Garbage In - Garbage Out
Why SALT’s data and science are far less than optimal.
On the Subject of Subjectivity
SALT’s inherent inability to be consistent and collect data.