Safety Specialist

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Mission Statement

The goal of the FIRESCOPE Safety Specialist Group is to develop and promote optimal health, safety, and injury prevention programs for all incident personnel. The group’s mission is to review, analyze, develop, propose and maintain an “All Risk” Safety perspective of FIRESCOPE programs. This will include ICS documents, processes, training and operational needs consistent with appropriate statutes and standards.

Charter
The FIRESCOPE Safety Specialists Group Charter is available in Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) format, if you would like to view the charter Click Here.
Plan of Work
The FIRESCOPE Safety Specialists Group Plan of Work is available in Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) format, if you would like to view the Plan of Work Click Here.
Roster
The FIRESCOPE Safety Specialist Group Roster is available in Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) format, if you would like to view the Roster Click Here.
Meeting Information
The FIRESCOPE Safety Specialist Group conducts meetings several times a year, if you would like to view information regarding past or upcoming meetings Click Here.
Member Forum
The FIRESCOPE Safety Specialist Group has established an Internet based forum that resides on a third party web site, if you would like to visit the forum Click Here.
Document Downloads
ICS
Title Description Category Published Pages Format
ICS 208 Site Safety and Control Plan (3-Page Form) ICS Forms
03/01/1998
3
.pdf
ICS 215-A Incident Action Plan Safety Analysis (fillable) ICS Forms
01/01/2015
2
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ICS 215-AG Incident Action Plan Safety Analysis-Generic (Form) ICS Forms
03/01/2007
1
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ICS 215-AW Incident Action Plan Safety Analysis-Wildland (Form) ICS Forms
03/01/2007
1
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ICS 701 Emergency Response to Tactical Law Enforcement Incidents Operations
06/23/2015
27
.pdf
ICS 910 Firefighter Incident Safety and Accountability Guidelines ICS Guides and Terminology
02/01/2013
13
.pdf
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Fire Service Reflective Vests Guidance Documents
Subject
Format
FHWA Traffic Operations Policy
.pdf
Reflective Vests FAQs
.pdf
Sample Reflective Vests Department Procedures
.pdf
How to Inspect the Reflective Vest
.pdf
Risk Assessment Management
Subject
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Group Risk Management Card
.pdf
Risk Assessment Management Worksheet
.pdf
Risk Assessment Management Worksheet (Job Hazard Analysis)
.pdf
Risk Assessment Management Worksheet Instructions
.pdf
"3 Stripes You're Out"
Subject
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"3 Stripes You're Out" (Procedures for the identification and management of life hazard zones)
.pdf
"3 Stripes You're Out" Map Icon
.pdf
"3 Stripes You're Out" Poster (Life Hazard Electrical)
.pdf
"3 Stripes You're Out" Poster (Life Hazard Poison)
.pdf
"3 Stripes You're Out" Poster (Life Hazard Snag)
.pdf
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Firefighter Health and Wellness Links
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Cancer Prevention

Smoke Exposure
Cancer, Smoke Toxins and firefighters

FireFighter exposure to smoke particulates (Underwriter Laboratories Report)

Taking action against cancer in the fire service (FCSN)

Wildfire Fighter Smoke Exposure (USDA)

Firefighter health hazards and wellness White Paper (FIRESCOPE Safety Specialist)

Combustion products and their effect on life safety (NIST)

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Heat Illness/Injury
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Additional Firefighter Dangers
Extremity cooling for heat stress mitigation in military and occupational settings (Univeristy of Nebraska ~ Lincoln) clear Asbestos Exposure
Cooling hyperthermic firefighters by immersing forearms and hands in 10°C and 20°C water (ResearchGate.net) clear Preventing fire fighter fatalities due to heart attacks and other sudden cardiovascular events (CDC)
Emergency Incident Rehabilitation (FEMA) clear Cardiovascular & chemical exposure risks in modern firefighting (CDC)
Rhabdomyolysis in wildland firefighters (CDC) clear clear
CDC Guide to Extreme Heat clear clear
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Mental Health
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Physiological stress associated with structural firefighting (Indiana University) clear clear
Suicide: Risk and Protective Factors clear clear
First Responder Support Network    
IAFF Recovery Center    
Resource web links for First Responder Support Network    
Mental Health and Depression    
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Opening/Reading FIRESCOPE Documents
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Some documents on this page require you to have either Adobe Acrobat Reader, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel or Microsoft PowerPoint software installed on your computer in order to read them. For those that do not have the above mentioned software installed on their computer, we have provided the following links to sites offering FREE software that will allow them to view the documents.
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