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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.
ResponderSafety.Com Releases New Short Public Service Announcements on Safe Driving Practices
ResponderSafety.com has added three new short PSAs to its PIO/Public Educator page to help communicate critical safe driving practices messages to the driving public.
ResponderSafety.Com Releases New Backing Up Safety Video in Response to Recent Spate of Backing Up Deaths
Since March of 2016, four fire service personnel have been killed by emergency response vehicles that were backing up. Despite continuing efforts to educate all emergency responders about how to avoid backing up and back up safely when necessary, clearly enough is not being done to prevent these deaths.
ResponderSafety.Com Breaks New Ground in Distracted-Driver Effort!
ResponderSafety.Com Breaks New Ground in Distracted-Driver Effort!
Chief Brunacini Dies Unexpectedly
Retired Phoenix Fire Chief Alan Brunacini who served as a Senior Fire Service Advisor to the CVVFA Emergency Responder Safety Institute died suddenly on Sunday October 15 at the airport in his hometown.
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