The Emergency Responder Safety Institute (ERSI) has just launched a new nationwide platform that collects detailed information directly from first responders about incidents on the roadway where responders or their equipment were struck by a vehicle while operating at a scene.
By improving first responder reporting, this new tool will help ERSI track and analyze struck-by incident data, gain a better understanding of exactly how and why these incidents are happening, and help prevent future incidents.
The new incident reporting tool at ReportStruckBy.com:
- Accepts reports from all roadway responders, including fire, law enforcement, emergency medical services, fire police and special traffic units, safety service and freeway service patrols, departments of transportation, public works, and towing and recovery.
- Allows any first responder involved in a struck-by incident to report the incident from any device, whether in the field or at the station.
- Accepts all reports on struck-by incidents of any type, including incidents resulting in death, injury or property damage.
- Takes approximately 3-4 minutes to complete. All fields are optional so you can report as much as you know and skip what you don’t.