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Roadway Incident Safety References and Resources


Compiled by Jack Sullivan CSP, CFPS – ResponderSafety@gmail.com

The Emergency Responder Safety Institute (ERSI)
http://www.respondersafety.com

(ERSI) ResponderSafety.com - Learning Network (New! Free!)
http://learning.respondersafety.com/Promo.aspx - Video explaining the Learning Network
http://learning.respondersafety.com/Default.aspx - Learning Modules

ERSI Model Safe Parking SOP - Safe Positioning While Operating in or Near Moving Traffic
Available as a free download from http://www.respondersafety.com/Training/Downloads.aspx

ERSI Model SOG Cone & Flare Deployment at Roadway Incidents
Available as a free download from http://www.respondersafety.com/Training/Downloads.aspx

The Emergency Responder Safety Institute - News and Incident Reports
http://www.respondersafety.com/News.aspx

NIOSH Safety and Health Topic: Highway Work Zone Safety http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/highwayworkzones/

National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial
Causes of Police Deaths (1995-2004)
http://www.nleomf.org/facts/officer-fatalities-data/causes.html  

U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries.
www.bls.gov/iif/ 

United States Fire Administration - Emergency Vehicle Safety
http://www.usfa.dhs.gov/fireservice/research/safety/vehicle.shtm

United States Fire Administration - Roadway Operations Safety
http://www.usfa.dhs.gov/fireservice/research/safety/roadway.shtm

USFA/FHWA/IFSTA – “Traffic Incident Management” for fire and emergency service providers.
http://www.usfa.dhs.gov/fireservice/research/safety/roadway.shtm#B

Federal Highway Administration – Emergency Transportation Operations – Traffic Incident Management
http://ops.fhwa.dot.gov/eto_tim_pse/about/tim.htm

Federal Highway Administration – Managing Travel for Planned Special Events
http://ops.fhwa.dot.gov/publications/fhwaop04010/toc.htm

National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
NFPA 1500, 1901, 1091 & other related standards available at – www.nfpa.org

American National Standard for High Visibility Public Safety Vests
(ANSI/ISEA 207-2011): http://www.safetyequipment.org/c/std207-2011.cfm

American National Standard for High-Visibility Safety Apparel & Headwear
(ANSI/ISEA 107-2010): http://www.safetyequipment.org/c/std107-2010.cfm

The Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) 2009 Edition (12/2009)
http://mutcd.fhwa.dot.gov/kno_2009.htm

The Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) 2009 Edition
Chapter 6-I. - Control of Traffic through Traffic Incident Management Areas
http://mutcd.fhwa.dot.gov/htm/2009/part6/part6i.htm

The Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) 2009 Edition
Examples of Traffic Incident Management Area Signs
http://mutcd.fhwa.dot.gov/htm/2009/part6/fig6i_01_longdesc.htm

Evaluation of Chemical and Electric Flares (US Dept of Justice)
http://www.ncjrs.gov/App/Publications/abstract.aspx?ID=246237

NIOSH - Building Safer Highway Work Zones: Measures to Prevent Worker Injuries
From Vehicles and Equipment (DHHS/NIOSH Pub. No. 2001-128):
http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/2001-128/

NIOSH - Traffic Hazards to Fire Fighters While Working Along Roadways
http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/2001-143/

NIOSH Firefighter Fatality Investigations and Prevention Program
Investigations Involving "Struck-By" Incidents:
http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/fire/

NIOSH Report 99F-27 - August 5, 1999 Incident in Oklahoma 
2 Career firefighters were struck on an interstate; one was killed.
Available on the internet: http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/fire/reports/face9927.html

NIOSH Report 99F-38 - September 27, 1999 Incident in South Carolina
Firefighter dies after being struck by a tractor trailer truck.
Available on the internet: http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/fire/reports/face9938.html

NIOSH Report F2003-37 - Oct 27, 2003 Incident in Minnesota
Assistant chief is struck and killed at road construction site
Available on the internet: http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/fire/reports/face200337.html

NIOSH Report F2003-16 - Feb 23, 2003 Incident in New Jersey
Fire police captain dies from injury-related complications after being struck by motor vehicle
Available on the internet: http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/fire/reports/face200316.html

NIOSH Report F2003-13 - Mar 18, 2003 Incident in Texas
Firefighter killed while walking across an Interstate highway
Available on the internet: http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/fire/reports/face200313.html

NIOSH Report F2002-38 - Jul 01, 2002 Incident in Minnesota
Fire captain killed, two fire fighters and police officer injured when struck by a motor vehicle 
Available on the internet: http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/fire/reports/face200238.html

NIOSH Report F2002-35 - Jun 08, 2002    Incident in Florida
Off-duty career fire fighter dies and another fire fighter is injured after being struck by a truck
Available on the internet: http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/fire/reports/face200235.html

NIOSH Report F2002-18 - Apr 11, 2002   Incident in Kansas
Fire chief dies after being struck by a fire truck at a motor-vehicle incident
Available on the internet:  http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/fire/reports/face200218.html

NIOSH Report F2007-26 – July 27, 2007 Incident in Illinois
Fire Fighter Dies When Struck By a Bus While Working Along an Interstate Highway
Available on the internet: http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/fire/reports/face200726.html

NIOSH Report F2010-06 - Feb 12, 2010 Incident in Pennsylvania
Fire Police Captain Dies After Being Struck by a Motor Vehicle at a Controlled Roadway
Available on the internet: http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/fire/reports/face201006.html

NIOSH Report F2010-36 – November 13, 2010 Incident in South Carolina
Fire Fighter Killed, Another Seriously Injured When Struck By a Vehicle at Grass Fire Along Interstate
Available on the internet: http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/fire/reports/face201036.html 

International Association of Chiefs of Police - Traffic Incident Management (TIM)
http://www.theiacp.org/Technology/LEITSTechnology/TrafficIncidentManagement/tabid/891/Default.aspx

I-95 Corridor Coalition Incident Management Core Competencies Online Training
http://www.i95vim.com/

I-95 Corridor Coalition Incident Management Clearinghouse
http://www.i95coalition.org/i95/Library/IncidentMgmtClearinghouse/tabid/86/Default.aspx

The I-95 Corridor Coalition Quick Clearance Toolkit
http://www.i95coalition.org/i95/Library/IncidentMgmtClearinghouse/tabid/86/agentType/View/PropertyID/89/Default.aspx

Improving Apparatus Response and Roadway Operations Safety in the Career Fire Service
by the Div. of Occupational Health, Safety and Medicine of the International Assoc. of Fire Fighters (IAFF)
http://www.iaff.org/hs/EVSP/home.html

National Traffic Incident Management Coalition (NTIMC)
http://timcoalition.org
http://timnetwork.org

NTIMC is also listed as a Government Organization on Facebook.  Search for “National Traffic Incident Management Coalition”
NASEMSO Highway Incidents and Transportation Systems (HITS) Committee
https://www.nasemso.org/Projects/HITS/index.asp


Last Updated: 05-01-2012

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