View from the Street * January 2017

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

In 2017  leadership needs to get out of the office and look around in the field.  To see if  the best practices are being used in TIM.  Leadership should attend the local Traffic Incident Management committee meetings,  Leadership should check to see if  they have the most updated equipment, like Emergency Preemption of Traffic Signals.  Leadership should  joined TIM Network    http://timnetwork.org/ and view  TIM NETWORK on   Facebook    National Traffic Incident Management Coalition   

A timely article on Normalization of DevianceIf you take a risk and nothing bad happens, it becomes the common way of doing things. Chief Ludwig on Leadership and  The Normalization of Deviance
Online training can be found at Responder Safety Learning Network     http://learning.respondersafety.com/   and National TIM training by state 12/31/16 can be found at   National Association of State EMS Officials – TIM 
The Firehero Learning Network reach  50,000 Registered Users on FireHeroLearningNetwork.com!
2017 Killed in the Line of Duty   *all causes*

Police Officers      00    http://www.odmp.org/search/year/2017?ref=sidebar
Firefighters          01    http://apps.usfa.fema.gov/firefighter-fatalities/
EMS      ?              00    http://www.national-ems-memorial.org/
Towers  ?             00    http://internationaltowingmuseum.org/
DOT Workers    ?

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

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