First Responders

Safety-power-linesThere are many safety hazards confronting first responders (i.e., police, firefighters and emergency medical personnel) when they arrive on the scene of an emergency. Private citizens may also become first responders.

Energized electric lines and equipment are a primary concern, along with hazards posed by natural gas leaks.

Risks can be lessened by applying some basic safety principles.

Visit our safety site for First Responders for additional information and materials.