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Jack Sullivan
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  • Midlothian, VA
  • United States
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Lives in:
Virginia
Department:
Emergency Responder Safety Institute
Title/rank:
Director of Training
Years of public service:
Since 1972
Agency structure:
Volunteer fire department
Professional Qualifications:
Certified Safety Professional (CSP)
Certified Fire Protection Specialist (CFPS)
Topics you provide training for:
Roadway Incident Safety
National Unified Goal
Traffic Incident Management
Safety Leadership
Safety Program Management
Fire Service Loss Control
Bio:
Paoli Fire Co. (PA) - 1972 - 1983
Wagstaff Circle VFD, Chesterfield County Sta. 10 (VA) 1983 - 1988
Lionville Fire Co. (PA) - 1989 - 1995
Retired Firefighter, full time Safety Professional now working to protect emergency responders from being struck by vehicles while working at roadway incidents.
Web site:
http://www.respondersafety.com

Jack Sullivan's Blog

Highway Incident Survival Tip #2

Highway Incident Survival Tip #2 - At vehicle fires, be sure to chock the wheels of the vehicle on fire to prevent "roll-away". You don't want to have to chase your fire! Then again you don't want the fire to chase you either!

EXAMPLE: Sandy Springs Rolling Car on Fire

https://youtu.be/-5iLbTdIrJI

Posted on December 18, 2015 at 12:52pm

Highway Incident Survival Tip #1

Highway incident survival tip #1 = On arrival perform size-up, announce lanes involved for incoming units, establish Lane+1 block on angle, protect MPO if pulling hose lines, turn front wheels away from work area, and chock tires.…

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Posted on December 18, 2015 at 9:33am

Firefighters & EMTs Struck by Vehicles in 2015

2015 has not been a good year for Firefighters and EMTs working at roadway incidents. As of today there have been nine (9) firefighters and/or EMTs struck and killed by vehicles in 2015. That is the highest number of fatalities from struck-by-vehicles that I have tracked over the last 15 years. "D" drivers are hitting our personnel and our fire apparatus with surprising frequency. "D" drivers are distracted, drunk, drugged, drowsy, disgruntled and/or just plain dumb. They outnumber…

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Posted on December 17, 2015 at 9:49am

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