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Near Miss Reports Now Available on ResponderSafety.Com
Under cooperative agreement with the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) and National Near Miss (NNM), ResponderSafety.Com is pleased to now offer its web site visitors the opportunity to search roadway-related near miss reports from the NNM Fire database.
Help Needed for Important Highway Safety Survey
The Temporary Traffic Control Committee (TTCC) of the National Committee on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (NCUTCD) is collecting information about current practices for temporary traffic control (TTC) at roadway and highway incident scenes. One issue that has come to our attention is the increasing use of “traffic arrow devices” of various types on emergency vehicles (fire, police, EMS) and other response agency vehicles that assist at traffic incidents (safety service patrols, tow trucks, DOT
Service Set for Beaumont, Texas Officer Struck, Killed by Chase Suspect
The funeral service has been set for a southeast Texas police officer killed when a suspect fleeing authorities in a sport utility vehicle struck his police car. The funeral service for Bryan Mitchell Hebert, the 36-year-old Beaumont officer, will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the Beaumont Civic Center.
Why EMS needs more protection on roadway incidents
Roadways are the most dangerous scene types for EMS providers and require increased safety measures from hazardous exposure to minimize death and serious injury of public safety personnel.
We regularly share news stories of fire apparatus struck while attending a motor vehicle collision, EMS providers struck while tending to a patient and police officers killed after stopping a speeding driver or checking on a disabled vehicle.
In late October, a medical helicopter was struck and tipped over in