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Louis J. Amabili Dies
Louis J. Amabili a National Fire Service Legend and member of the CVVFA Emergency Responder Safety Institute has died after an illness.
National TIM Training Certificate from the Responder Safety Learning Network Now Accepted by the Texas Commission on Fire Protection
The Texas Commission on Fire Protection has announced that the National TIM Training Certificate available from the Responder Safety Learning Network is now accepted as an equivalent course to fulfill Commission rule §435.29.
CVVFA Receives FEMA Fire Prevention and Safety Grant For Responder Safety Project
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that the CVVFA was awarded a Fire Prevention and Firefighter Safety Grant for $429,048 to continue its work on protecting emergency responders on the highways. The grant funds and the ResponderSafety Learning Network the world’s largest repository of information to protect firefighters and other roadway responders from injury as they work to help others during traffic incidents. The grant will support new direct
Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems (MIEMSS) Now Accepts Responder Safety Learning Network Certificates for CEU Credit
The Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems (MIEMSS) has announced that it now accepts certificates of completion for online training modules from the Responder Safety Learning Network (RSLN) for continuing education (CEU) credit.
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.
RSLN Partners with Federal Highway Administration to Offer New TIM Certificate
The Responder Safety Learning Network (RSLN) is pleased to announce that, in partnership with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), a certificate in traffic incident management is now available on
Firefighter’s Letter Regarding His Concern for Police Officer Safety Published
David Clark a career firefighter and a volunteer on his off duty hours recently wrote a letter to the editor of his hometown newspaper the Cecil Whig in northeastern Maryland. Clark wrote the letter knowing full well of the sensitivity of the issue of some police officers and traffic vests
Near Miss Report Credits with Helping to Prevent Injury to Firefighters
A Report of a fire department highway response that could have led to a disaster, filed with the National Near Miss Reporting System credits and the ResponderSafety Learning Network with providing training that helped keep responders from being struck during a secondary incident.
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.
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