View from the Street * April 2016

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

 Many times First Responders  see things that are hard to forget. Living in a world with limited sleep, working long hours and having to be ready to respond quickly can cause stress. Below are good resources for all First Responders to remain healthy.

13. Psychological Support

The following are resources available for  to behavioral health:

IAFF/IAFC SLIDE PROGRAM:
https://www.iafc.org/…/3LMIconf…/lmi13_FireFighterHealth.pdf

NVFC: Share The Load program:
http://www.nvfc.org/programs/share-the-load-program/

NFFF SUICIDE PREVENTION -THE FIRE CHIEFS GUIDE:
http://www.everyonegoeshome.com/…/01/SuicideGuide_Chiefs.pdf

IAFF:
http://blog.iaff.org/post/2013/07/22/Coping-with-Suicide

SAFE CALL NOW:
https://www.safecallnow.org/

FF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH ALLIANCE:
http://www.ffbha.org/

2016 Killed in the Line of Duty   *all causes*

Police Officers   32  http://www.odmp.org/search/year/2016?ref=sidebar
Firefighters       20  http://apps.usfa.fema.gov/firefighter-fatalities/
EMS                   03  National Association of State EMS Officials – TIM
Towers               03  http://traaonline.com/

 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 -SSP   http://www.safehighways.org/
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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