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Move Over Signage Study – West Chester, PA
In 2019, after several police officers were nearly struck by vehicles during traffic stops, the West Chester (PA) Police Department initiated a comprehensive enforcement program to address the Pennsylvania "Move Over" law.
Dodging the Disaster: Responding to Highway Debris
One of the main functions of Safety Service Patrols (SSP) is responding to calls for roadway debris removal. These responses can be as dangerous as any other event that we typically respond to and most require immediate attention to prevent possible secondary incidents from occurring.
ResponderSafety.com Training Resources Available for the 2020 Firefighter Safety Stand Down
The 2020 Firefighter Safety Stand Down from June 14-20, sponsored by the Safety, Health and Survival Section of the International Association of Fire Chiefs and the National Volunteer Fire Council, will highlight the hazards that responders face when performing their duties on roadways.
Online Training for Firefighters on Highway Operations in the age of “Social Distancing”
Everyone in the country is preoccupied with issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Firefighters, EMTs and other emergency personnel are concerned about their potential exposure to the virus as they go about providing essential emergency services for the citizens in their service area.
Responder Safety Learning Network Releases Resource Relating Modules to NFPA Standards JPRs
Responder Safety Learning Network (RSLN) has released a new resource for professionals who take RSLN online training modules.
Advance Warning for Highway and Roadway Incidents: Make it a Priority
How many times have you responded to a crash or incident on a highway and after arriving you quickly realize that your emergency lights are not effective, or you just can't be seen well by the approaching traffic due to the location's topography or other conditions?
New Interactive Map of Struck By Line-Of-Duty Deaths Shows the Dangers of Working on the Roadway
ResponderSafety.com has added a new interactive map that plots struck by line-of-duty deaths of emergency responders from all departments.
The Responder Safety Learning Network is Going Responsive
In the next week, the Responder Safety Learning Network (RSLN) will debut a brand new graphic look, navigation, and features in a responsive design that enables the network to be displayed optimally on all devices, including smartphones.
ResponderSafety.Com Releases "Roadway Response Safety Shorts"
ResponderSafety.com is pleased to release ten Roadway Response Safety Shorts videos that demonstrate critical actions to take at every scene to improve the safety of your roadway operations.
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.
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