Highway Scene Safety

ISBN-10: 1435469763

ISBN-13: 9781435469761

Edition: 2012

Authors: Leslie J. Greenwood

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List price: $62.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 1/26/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

Leslie Greenwood has 32 years of emergency services work both in and out of New York State. He was the Fire Chief of the Chester Fire Department, a State Fire Instructor, a Fire Investigator, and a Police Officer overseeing the training division. Currently, Leslie is employed with the New York State Office of Fire Prevention and Control. He is a member of the NYS Incident Management Team and has been assigned in the Planning Section to disasters such as the World Trade Center, Hurricanes Dennis and Gustav, and several wildfires. Mr. Greenwood is a certified National Incident Management System instructor for the state, and also serves as a Deputy Coordinator for Special Operations for Orange County Division of Fire. He also serves as a member of the I95 Coalition Tri-State Highway Operations Group for the Lower Hudson Valley in New York.

Why Do We Need To Have Safety On Highway Incidents?
Historic Incidents
Governing Laws, Rules, and Standards
Understanding safety at highway incidents
Vehicle and driver reactions on the roadways
Traffic Management - The How To
How does the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Device Manual work for us
Fundamentals of Traffic Management
Roadway Characteristics
Setting the scene
Proper Signage
Personal Protective equipment
Flagging Operations
Why train in flagging operations?
Standardization of Flagging Methods
Conducting proper flagging procedures
Equipment needed for operations
Communications needs
What is a flagger emergencies?
Preplanning Considerations
Working with different organizations
Conducting Planning Meetings
Detour Considerations
Helicopter Ops and considerations
Incident Organization - Quick Down And Dirty Of ICS
What is the National Incident Management System?
How to implement ICS at Highway Incidents
Model Examples
Inter-agency cooperation - the four C's - consensus
Apparatus Considerations
Apparatus Designs
Placement of Apparatus
Lighting considerations
Safety Considerations
Safety Officer Responsibilities
Responder early warning
Responders/Traffic Rehab
Secondary Crashes
Quick clearance policy
Glossary of Terms
Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices - Standard
Incident CheckliSt
-ICS Forms
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