Highway Safety for Emergency Responders

Course Prerequisites

NYS Traffic Incident Management (this course is offered October 17 and 18, 2018)

Student Prerequisites for admission into course



Designed for

Fire Service Personnel

Course Length

2 Unit – 8 Hours

Students completing this course will have an awareness of the serious nature of highway crash scenes and the hazards associated with them. Students will have an understanding of the four phases of traffic control that take place in the first hour. They will also possess the ability to select and place the appropriate traffic control devices  for various crash sites. Other topics covered are: stopping sight distance requirements for vehicles across a broad range of speeds, how to establish various traffic control zones, where to stand and hot to direct traffic.