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- Struck-By Data Base Analysis Identifies Initial Trends to Monitor
Safety Service Patrol Perspective: Post-Crash Care
Safety Service Patrol (SSP) personnel are likely to arrive early or even be the first on scene following a vehicle accident, and thus their ability to provide crucial post-crash care can make positive outcomes much more likely.
25 Years After: Reflecting on Change, Looking to the Future
In the 25 years since the losses of Capt. Joseph Kroboth, Jr. (The Volunteer Fire Company of Halfway, MD) and FF Dave Good (Lionville Fire Company, PA) led to founding the Emergency Responder Safety Institute, a lot has changed for the better in response to roadway incidents. This article respectfully honors all line-of-duty deaths on the roadway, celebrates the victories in improving roadway incident response safety, and charts an agenda for where we go from here.
New Innovative Responder Safety Strategies Certificate Now Available
Emergency Responders can utilize this advanced certificate to expand your knowledge beyond the basics with the Innovative Responder Safety Strategies Certificate.
Where Is the Data on Emergency Personnel Being Struck by Vehicles?
The most frequent request we receive at ResponderSafety.com is for data on the number of responders killed or injured while operating at incident scenes. Read this article from Jack Sullivan.
Electric Vehicles and Traffic Incident Management
When we think about traffic incident management (TIM), we think about communication, coordination, and cooperation—working together to get the roadway cleared faster; less exposure means less risk. Right?
New Certificate in Roadway Incident Response Safety Leadership
This certificate is appropriate for department and organization leadership, emergency responders who want to advance into leadership positions, and emergency responders who are leaders among their peers.
What to Do When Animals Run Amuck
Every first responder agency should pre-plan for the inevitable livestock-roadway incident regardless of location. The incident may be escaped animals or animals in trailer crashes.
Delaware Roadway Incident Responders Earn Professional TIM Designation
The first Traffic Incident Management Personnel Professional Qualifications offering at the Delaware State Fire School (DSFS) was a huge success with 19 students earning a designation as Traffic Control Incident Management Personnel.
New Editorial Posted: Why We Need TIM Committees Now More Than Ever
Jack Sullivan, Director of Training for the Emergency Responder Safety Institute, discusses the vital role of TIM Committees in helping prepare, train, and organize our responders to provide safe and efficient emergency operations and why we need them now more than ever.