View from the Street * Jan 2016

By Eric Reddeck, NFFF Everyone Goes Home Advocate http://www.everyonegoeshome.com

 In 2015, Killed in the Line of Duty by all causes was  Police Officers 129 , Firefighters 87,  EMS 5 ?, and  Towers 21 ? did not go home to their families.

 Questions for your agency year-end review : 

How many times did your agency leader have safety on the staff meeting agenda?
Does your agency meet OSHA and industrial standards?
How many injuries, job-related illness and deaths did your agency  have in 2015?
How many employees had to leave the job due to injuries or illness?
How many employees retired due to injury or illness that were job-related?
How much did injuries, illnesses and deaths cost your agency?
How much did your agency spend on safety, health and accident prevention?

2016 Killed in the Line of Duty by ALL CAUSES:

Police Officers    03   http://www.odmp.org/search/year/2016?ref=sidebar
Firefighters        05   http://apps.usfa.fema.gov/firefighter-fatalities/
EMS       ?           00  https://www.nasemso.org
Towers  ?            01  http://www.internationaltowingmuseum.org 

Responder Safety    Struck-BY-Incidents

 National  BEST SAFETY PRACTICES !
TIM Network    http://timnetwork.org/
FHWA Traffic Incident Management http://ops.fhwa.dot.gov/eto_tim_pse/about/tim.htm
Responder Safety Learning Network    http://learning.respondersafety.com/
NFFF Fire Learning Network     http://www.fireherolearningnetwork.com/
IACP * Police Officer Safety  http://www.theiacp.org/CenterforOfficerSafetyandWellness
Towing and Recovery Association of America      http://www.towserver.net/
Safe Highways   http://www.safehighways.org/
TIM NETWORK  Facebook    National Traffic Incident Management Coalition
IAFF Health, Safety, Medicine   http://www.iaff.org/hs/index.htm
NFPA 1500 Health and Safety    http://www.vfis.com/documents/NFPA1500.pdf
VFIS    http://www.vfis.com/additional-materials-downloads.htm
FHWA Safe Quick Clearance  http://www.safequickclearance.org/Home
NFFF – FIRE/EMS  Vulnerability Assessment Tool https://www.firevap.org

 

Eric Reddeck   hrfsoc@cox.net
NFFF Everyone Goes Home Advocate  http://www.everyonegoeshome.com

 

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