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Struck-By Fatalities of Roadway Responders Spikes Alarmingly in Early 2020
In the first two weeks of 2020, seven roadway responders have been struck and killed by vehicles while assisting the public.
A Joint North American Firefighter Survival Message
On behalf of the leadership of the below named organizations, we are providing this unified message of survival related to firefighter and EMS personnel operating on roadways.
Initial Blocking at Highway Incident Scenes
Many emergency vehicle struck-by incidents and secondary incidents occur during the 'initial' stages of an incident response.
National Traffic Incident Response Awareness Week 2019
National Traffic Incident Response Awareness Week 2019 is a chance for all emergency responders to individually and jointly make a difference by teaching each other, and the motoring public, about our common goals and responsibilities to one another while operating at incidents of all types on roads and highways.
Fire Apparatus Emergency Lighting Study Report
This report details the history of how the current fire apparatus lighting standards were developed, summarizes the last 20 years of research on emergency lighting, and has the results of a study done in May 2019 specifically addressing what changes should be made to fire apparatus lighting standards in response to the change to LED lighting.
ResponderSafety.Com Debuts Roadway Safety Teaching Topic Packages for Instructors
Instructors are the backbone of the education and training of the emergency services. ResponderSafety.com and the Responder Safety Learning Network recognize that instructors must be properly prepared and equipped to teach roadway safety both as a topic in its own right and integrated with other tasks like vehicle fire suppression or rendering aid to motorists who have broken down.
ResponderSafety.Com Announces Enhancements to Its Struck By Incidents Database Search
For a decade, ResponderSafety.com has maintained the only online database of news articles on struck by incidents throughout the United States and abroad.
Disturbing survey responses from Drivers!
Check out the results following national survey from the National Safety Council And Emergency Responder Safety Institute/ResponderSafety
IAFC FIRE & EMS NATIONAL EMERGENCY SAFETY & SURVIVAL ALERT
The International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC), through their Safety, Health and Survival Section and in cooperation with the Emergency Responder Safety Institute, are urging all fire chiefs and officers to immediately issue a safety and survival alert in their departments.
ResponderSafety and IAFC issue National Emergency Safety and Survival Alert
The International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC), through their Safety, Health and Survival Section and in cooperation with the Emergency Responder Safety Institute, are urging all fire chiefs and officers to immediately issue a safety and survival alert in their departments.
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