25 Years After: Reflecting on Change, Looking to the Future - In the 25 years since the losses of Capt. Joseph Kroboth, Jr. (The Volunteer Fire Company of Halfway, MD) and FF Dave Good (Lionville Fire Company, PA) led to founding the Emergency Responder Safety Institute, a lot has changed for the better in response to roadway incidents. This article respectful
New Innovative Responder Safety Strategies Certificate Now Available - Expand Your Responder Safety and Traffic Management Skills Beyond the Basics
New Certificate in Roadway Incident Response Safety Leadership - Over 41,000 emergency responders have earned the National Traffic Incident Management (TIM) Training Certificate from The Responder Safety Learning Network (RSLN.org).
“In Our Boots” Public Service Announcements - The Emergency Responder Safety Institute's (ERSI) new series of public service announcements, "In Our Boots," challenges the public to stand in the boots of emergency responders exposed to high speed traffic every day as they save lives on the roadway.
Chief Joe Kroboth III Appointed to the NCUTCD - The Emergency Responder Safety Institute is pleased to congratulate ERSI Charter Member Chief Joe Kroboth, III, PE, on his appointment as a Technical Member of the National Committee on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (NCUTCD).
Colorado State Patrol Achieves Historic First On the Responder Safety Learning Network - The Emergency Responder Safety Institute (ERSI) congratulates the Colorado State Patrol (CSP) on becoming the first law enforcement agency to have all active duty Peace Officer Standard Training (POST) certified officers earn the National Traffic Incident Management Training Certificate from the Res
ERSI Launches Reportstruckby.com - The Emergency Responder Safety Institute has launched a new nationwide database to collect detailed information about incidents on the roadway where emergency responders or their equipment were struck by a vehicle while operating at a scene.
New Study of Driver Perception of Emergency Warning Lights and Retroreflective Markings Released - A new research study from Emergency Responder Safety Institute (ERSI), “Effects of Emergency Vehicle Lighting Characteristics on Driver Perception and Behavior: Study Report,” investigated the impact of lighting color, intensity, modulation, and flash rate on driver behavior while approaching and pa
ERSI Supports Texas Tech and Lubbock Fire Rescue Partnership to Design New Helmet - As part of its leadership position in advancing research and best practice in helmets and head protection for roadway incident responders, The Emergency Responder Safety Institute (ERSI) continues to reach out to organizations with experience and resources that would benefit the effort.
Steve Austin Inducted into the Firehouse Hall of Fame - ResponderSafety.com and the Responder Safety Learning Network congratulate Stephen P. Austin, Project Manager, on his induction into the Firehouse Hall of Fame.
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.
Spotlight on Helmets and Head Protection - Fire Service Survey Results, New Research, and Upcoming Training Announced
ResponderSafety.com Training Resources Available for the 2020 Firefighter Safety Stand Down - The 2020 Firefighter Safety Stand Down from June 14-20, sponsored by the Safety, Health and Survival Section of the International Association of Fire Chiefs and the National Volunteer Fire Council, will highlight the hazards that responders face when performing their duties on roadways.
Responder Safety Learning Network Releases Resource Relating Modules to NFPA Standards JPRs - Responder Safety Learning Network (RSLN) has released a new resource for professionals who take RSLN online training modules.
Infotainment Systems are Worse than Cannabis or Alcohol for Driving Performance - Eyes Off the Road for 16 seconds!
IIHS Chief: All Play Role in Safe Use of Driving Tech - The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has Released Safety Guidelines for Driver-Assist Systems.
New Interactive Map of Struck By Line-Of-Duty Deaths Shows the Dangers of Working on the Roadway - ResponderSafety.com has added a new interactive map that plots struck by line-of-duty deaths of emergency responders from all departments.
The Responder Safety Learning Network is Going Responsive - In the next week, the Responder Safety Learning Network (RSLN) will debut a brand new graphic look, navigation, and features in a responsive design that enables the network to be displayed optimally on all devices, including smartphones.
ResponderSafety.com Releases "Roadway Response Safety Shorts" - ResponderSafety.Com is pleased to release ten Roadway Response Safety Shorts videos that demonstrate critical actions to take at every scene to improve the safety of your roadway operations.
Struck-By Fatalities of Roadway Responders Spikes Alarmingly in Early 2020 - In the first two weeks of 2020, seven roadway responders have been struck and killed by vehicles while assisting the public.
National Traffic Incident Response Awareness Week 2019 - National Traffic Incident Response Awareness Week 2019 is a chance for all emergency responders to individually and jointly make a difference by teaching each other, and the motoring public, about our common goals and responsibilities to one another while operating at incidents of all types on roads
Disturbing survey responses from Drivers! - Check out the results following national survey from the National Safety Council And Emergency Responder Safety Institute/ResponderSafety
ResponderSafety and IAFC issue National Emergency Safety and Survival Alert - The International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC), through their Safety, Health and Survival Section and in cooperation with the Emergency Responder Safety Institute, are urging all fire chiefs and officers to immediately issue a safety and survival alert in their departments.
ResponderSafety.Com Breaks New Ground in Distracted-Driver Effort! - ResponderSafety.Com Launches New PIO and Public Educator Page with "Distracted Driving Endangers First Responders" Messaging and Resources
TIM Certificate Accepted by the Texas Commission on Fire Protection - The Texas Commission on Fire Protection has announced that the National TIM Training Certificate available from the Responder Safety Learning Network is now accepted as an equivalent course to fulfill Commission rule §435.29.
MIEMSS Now Accepts RSLN Certificates - The Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems (MIEMSS) has announced that it now accepts certificates of completion for online training modules from the Responder Safety Learning Network (RSLN) for continuing education (CEU) credit.
RSLN Registered Users Count Tops 25,000! - RSLN is thrilled to mark its newest milestone — more than 25,000 registered users now belong to the network.
Near Miss Reports Now Available on ResponderSafety.Com - Under cooperative agreement with the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) and National Near Miss (NNM), ResponderSafety.Com is pleased to now offer its web site visitors the opportunity to search roadway-related near miss reports from the NNM Fire database.
National TIM Training Certificate - The Responder Safety Learning Network (RSLN) is pleased to announce that, in partnership with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), a certificate in traffic incident management is now available on learning.respondersafety.com.
We have your back! New module about NFPA 1091 - Traffic control on the roads is getting more important every day.
In Gratitude and Memoriam: Deputy U.S. Fire Administrator Glenn A. Gaines - The Responder Safety Learning Network would like to take a moment to pay tribute to the legacy of Deputy U.S. Fire Administrator Glenn A. Gaines.
Responder Safety Learning Network Adds Handouts Feature - In response to user requests, The Responder Safety Learning Network has added a handout for all online programs.
TIM Train the Trainer Offered at National Fire Academy - June 27 to June 29, 2014 for Certified State Fire Service Instructors and/or Metro Fire Department Training Division Members as well as roadway incident trainers from other disciplines.
RSLN to Launch New Reporting Feature - Secondary Reporting Makes Verification of Training Easier for Organizations and their Members.
RSLN Hits 10,000 Users! - The ResponderSafety Learning Network hit 10,000 registered users today! We are excited by the progress.
ResponderSafety On Location! - Over two days in October 2012, ResponderSafety.Com was on location in Blackwood, NJ filming broadcast-quality HD video footage for two new modules.
Learning Network Goes Live! - ResponderSafety.Com from the Emergency Responder Safety Institute (ERSI) is now releasing free training modules on The Responder Safety Learning Network.
ResponderSafety.Com Awarded Grant to Launch New Learning Network! - Free Training Modules and Webinars will educate Fire, Police, EMS, DOT, and Towing and Recovery in Safe Operating Practices at Traffic Incidents.