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Chief Rich Marinucci Speaks His Mind on the ResponderSafety.com Podcast
Chief Rich Marinucci, Executive Director of the Fire Department Safety Officers Association, is the guest on episode 3 of the ResponderSafety.com podcast.
Citizens’ Hose Company Struck By Video Case Study
Go inside the December 17, 2020 struck by incident that shook Citizens’ Hose Company (Smyrna, DE) to its core and hear from the firefighters involved what happened, how traffic control made the difference, and how the department has responded moving forward.
Marc Bashoor speaks to firefighter roundtable "Helmets, Lights, and Culture"
A video conversation on critical current issues in roadway incident safety and research between Chief Marc Bashoor, Assistant Chief Allen Baldwin, Dr. Scott Parr, and Lt. Brady Robinette.
New Research in Emergency Lighting
The Emergency Responder Safety Institute has partnered with Dr. John D. Bullough, Director of Transportation and Safety Lighting Programs at the Lighting Research Center of Rensselaer Polytechnic University, and Dr. Scott Parr, Assistant Professor in the Civil Engineering Department at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University's Daytona College of Engineering, on a new study of emergency lighting and the visibility of emergency responders to motorists.
The Emergency Responder Safety Institute Debuts Helmets and Head Protection Conversations Led By Chief Marc Bashoor
For over a decade, the Emergency Responder Safety Institute (ERSI), a committee of the Cumberland Valley Volunteer Firemen's Association (CVVFA), has advocated for the development of a purpose-designed helmet for roadway incident response. ERSI is pleased that the work of Lt. Brady Robinette of Lubbock (TX) Fire Rescue in response to a struck-by double LODD in that community has spurred renewed interest on this important topic.
Jack Sullivan Receives Prestigious Safety Award
Congratulations to John "Jack" Sullivan on being named Region VI SPY recipient!
Chief Marc Bashoor Appointed to ERSI
Chief Marc Bashoor Appointed to the Emergency Responder Safety Institute
Safety Service Patrol Perspectives: Advanced Training for TIM Technicians
When we respond to roadway incidents as safety service patrol or incident management personnel we are most often tasked with traffic control especially when it is the major function of our duties on scene.
Spotlight on Helmets and Head Protection
Fire Service Survey Results, New Research, and Upcoming Training Announced
Safety Service Patrol Perspectives: Responding to Vehicle Fires
I very recently encountered an incident that played a large role in my writing about safety service patrols (SSPs) responding to vehicle fires. I was on routine patrol about an hour before the end of shift.