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Resources

Safety Education Materials

These Resources, such as posters, handouts, and charts can be used in your educational campaigns. Both resources for public education and for education of other responders are included below.
"Move It" PSA
The US Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration are addressing the problem of secondary accidents and congestion on the highways caused by minor accidents. This PSA produced by Stonehouse Media Incorporated® for the CVVFA/Emergency Responder Safety Institute with funding from the Federal Highway Administration teaches drivers to stay in their vehicles and move their car off the road to safety if no one is seriously injured and your car is drivable. "Move it"
Upload Date: 11/15/2016
37.90 MB
MP4 Video
"Slow Down Move Over" PSA
This video is a 30 second public service announcement encouraging the public to slow down and move over when they see responders working on the roadway. The format available here is WMV for PC. For other versions, including QuickTime for Mac, please visit the "Slow Down Move Over" PSA page: http://www.respondersafety.com/SDMO.aspx
Upload Date: 12/21/2012
34.32 MB
MP4 Video
“Roadside Safety is No Accident” Safety Information Poster
This poster, suitable for EMS and fire departments to hang in their stations, reinforces safety practices when operating on the roadway.
Upload Date: 5/7/2008
511.96 KB
Adobe PDF File
Categories:  Safety Education Materials  |  Training
Best Practices for Backing Fire Apparatus and Ambulances
This video defines the important points in a backing up SOP, demonstrates a recommended backing up procedure using a spotter, and reinforces the importance of training on and enforcing the backing up SOP.
Upload Date: 7/17/2018
343.28 MB
MP4 Video
Best Practices to Minimize Injuries and Deaths While Using a POV for Responses
To prevent injuries and deaths resulting from accidents involving POV responses.
Upload Date: 9/14/2015
1.02 MB
Adobe PDF File
Example Suggested Traffic Control Professional Equipment List from the Adams Area Fire District
This document is a recommended example of a traffic control professional equipment list. It was provided by the Adams Area Fire District.
Upload Date: 12/21/2012
11.10 KB
Adobe PDF File
Improvised Explosive Device (IED) Safe Standoff Distance Cheat Sheet
This reference card lists the safe standoff distances for different improvised explosive devices, vehicles potentially carrying explosives and/or improvised explosive devices, and LPG tank sizes.
Upload Date: 5/7/2008
336.50 KB
Microsoft Word Document
Law Enforcement Stops & Safety Subcommittee: Staff Study 2004.
This 2004 Staff Study Report documents the work to date of the Law Enforcement Stops and Safety Subcommittee. It includes technology, practices, and research related to improving officer safety and preventing police vehicle crashes. Recommendations are included at the end of each section of the re¬port as benchmarks against which to measure future successes to improve the safety of police vehicles, highway environment and design, and traffic stop practices.
Upload Date: 12/21/2012
648.68 KB
Adobe PDF File
Minor Accidents and Move it/Fender Bender Laws
A customizable media advisory template to help PIOs and public educators get the word out about Move It/Fender Bender Laws.
Upload Date: 7/17/2018
29.00 KB
Microsoft Word Document
Move Over Slow Down Media Advisory
A customizable media advisory template to help PIOs and public educators get the word out about Move Over Laws.
Upload Date: 7/17/2018
27.00 KB
Microsoft Word Document
National Census of Fatal Occupation Injuries in 2005
This report summarizes the data on fatal occupational injuries in the year 2005, covering all occupational groups. Fatal highway accidents were the most frequent type of fatal workplace event. Data is broken down in several ways, including by type of incident, by industry, by occupation, by demographics, and by State. Multiple full data tables are presented.
Upload Date: 12/21/2012
91.86 KB
Text File
PIO & Public Educator Engagement Infographic
This infographic displays some of the highest-impact facts and statistics about roadway incident safety. Unfortunately, we don't have all the statistics we would like, but many entities continue to work on sharpening the picture of the risks first responders and the public face at emergency scenes on the roadway.
Upload Date: 7/17/2018
381.54 KB
Adobe PDF File
PIO & Public Educator Engagement Press Package
This press package on safe driving practices when passing emergency scenes for PIOs and public educators to use for public education includes a backgrounder on safe driving practices, an infographic, a push card, sample media advisories, and sample media contact emails.
Upload Date: 7/17/2018
5.79 MB
Adobe PDF File
PIO & Public Educator Engagement Pushcard
This push card, sponsored by ResponderSafety.com, contains important safety messages for the public about what actions to take when approaching and passing an emergency scene on the roadway. The push card is appropriate for distribution at rest areas, service plazas, community events, community presentations, driver education schools, motor vehicle bureaus, and other driver information distribution opportunities.
Upload Date: 7/17/2018
2.09 MB
Adobe PDF File
Social Media PSA Leave Your Phone Alone
A short video Public Service Announcement on distracted driving meant to be shared on social media.
Upload Date: 7/17/2018
22.35 MB
MP4 Video
Social Media PSA Move It
A short video Public Service Announcement on Move It Laws meant to be shared on social media.
Upload Date: 7/17/2018
20.87 MB
MP4 Video
Social Media PSA Move Over Slow Down
A short video Public Service Announcement on Move Over Laws meant to be shared on social media.
Upload Date: 7/17/2018
13.00 MB
MP4 Video
Suggested Traffic Control Professional Equipment List
This document is a list of recommended equipment for a traffic control professional.
Upload Date: 12/21/2012
10.59 KB
Adobe PDF File
Towing and Recovery Association of America Vehicle Identification Guide
This reference card illustrates the different classes of vehicles and lists the needed vehicle details to ensure that communications with a towing and recovery company are accurate and thus the correct tow truck type is dispatched for the vehicle needing assistance.
Upload Date: 5/7/2008
119.98 KB
Adobe PDF File
Categories:  Safety Education Materials  |  Training
Vehicle Marking and Technology for Increased Highway Visibility: A Reference Guide for Decision-Makers
This resource guide provides visual examples of high-visibility marking schemes applied to the rear and sides of a variety of vehicles, including automobiles, pickup trucks, utility truck vehicles, SUVs, vans, box-type trucks, and large service vehicles. This is the handicapped accessible version of the PDF format of this document.
Upload Date: 1/16/2013
3.92 MB
Adobe PDF File
Vehicle Marking and Technology for Increased Highway Visibility: A Reference Guide for Decision-Makers
This resource guide provides visual examples of high-visibility marking schemes applied to the rear and sides of a variety of vehicles, including automobiles, pickup trucks, utility truck vehicles, SUVs, vans, box-type trucks, and large service vehicles.
Upload Date: 1/16/2013
37.51 MB
Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation
Visitors Center Loop
This video loop is meant to be used at Visitors Centers. It contains PSAs for: Slow Down Move Over, It’s No Picnic Out Here, Move It, and Leave Your Phone Alone.
Upload Date: 8/6/2018
240.18 MB
MP4 Video
What To Do When Approaching an Emergency Scene on the Roadway
A customizable media advisory template to help PIOs and public educators get the word out about what to do when approaching an emergency scene on the roadway.
Upload Date: 7/17/2018
29.00 KB
Microsoft Word Document

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