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A Code of Practice for Firefighters.pdf (Alberta OH&S)
Canadian Centre for Occupational Health & Safety: OSH Answers Fact Sheets
Easy-to-read, question-and-answer fact sheets covering a wide range of workplace health and safety topics, from hazards to diseases to ergonomics to workplace promotion. Also available in app form.
NFPA Standards (free access to codes & standards)
Electrical Safety Handbook for Emergency Responders.pdf
This manual has been designed and developed to educate and protect emergency responders who are called upon to respond to emergencies involving electrical systems.
ENMAX Hazardous Electrical Awareness Tutorial (video)
Emergency Traffic Management.pdf
This paper presents traffic control guidelines developed for emergency traffic management. The guidelines are based on the principles for temporary traffic control in work zones, which have been adapted for emergency situations
Created as a Committee of the Cumberland Valley Volunteer Firemen’s Association, the Institute serves as an informal advisory panel of public safety leaders committed to reducing deaths and injuries to America’s Emergency Responders. Members of the Institute, all highly influential and expert in their fields, are personally dedicated to the safety of the men and women who respond to emergencies on our nation’s streets, roads and highways. Members of the Institute include trainers, writers, managers, government officials, technical experts and leaders in the public safety world who through their individual efforts and collective influence can bring meaningful change.