National Traffic Incident Management (TIM) Responder Training

Preparing to load PDF file. please wait...

0 of 0
National Traffic Incident Management (TIM) Responder Training

Transcript Of National Traffic Incident Management (TIM) Responder Training

National Traffic Incident Management (TIM) Responder Training Program
August 14, 2014

1. TIM Responder Training Program Overview
– Lesson Objectives
2. TIM Training Implementation
– Progress Report – Good Practices
3. Looking Forward 4. Closing Remarks

TIM Responder Training Program Overview

TIM Training Developed In SHRP2
Save lives. Save money. Save time.
• SHRP2 = Second Strategic Highway Research Program
• Collaborative effort of AASHTO, FHWA, and TRB • Joint Federal and State research program to
address critical transportation challenges: – Making highways safer – Fixing deteriorating infrastructure – Reducing congestion • Advances innovative ways to plan, renew, operate, and improve safety on the Nation's highways

Incident Management Training
• Train-the-trainer program through FHWA and SHRP2 • Multi-disciplinary training with national curriculum • Develops cadre of emergency responders who work
together at an accident scene in a coordinated manner • Improves safety to responders and travelers
• Developed by responders for responders

Who Needs This Training?
• Law Enforcement • Fire and Rescue • Transportation • Public Works • Emergency Medical Services • Towing and Recovery • HAZMAT Responders • Coroners/Medical Examiner • Communications/Dispatchers • Miscellaneous Responders

How is the Training Delivered?
• Train the Trainer Classes:
– Interactive training with case studies, tabletop role-playing scenarios, and field practicum
– 2 instructors (police, fire, DOT) per session – 10-hour intensive course
• Responder-Level Classes and Options:
– Multi-disciplinary sessions – 4-hour modified course – Single-lesson modules
covering 9 topics

Course Overview

1. Introduction
2. TIM Fundamentals and Terminology
3. Notification and Scene Size-Up
4. Safe Vehicle Positioning
5. Scene Safety
6. Command Responsibilities

7. Traffic Management 8. Special
Circumstances 9. Clearance and
• Tabletop Exercise • Outdoor Situational
Awareness Activity

Critical Link: Trainers Training Others
State Implementation
Responder Training

Train the Trainer Session(s)

Local Commitment is Essential
Sponsoring agencies develop a State or Regional Implementation Plan
• Plan identifies: - Overall Agency Lead (DOT, Fire, Patrol, EMS, etc)
- Training facility/ and logistics - Outreach to all disciplines and partnering sponsors to identify
30 +/- trainers - Supply active trainers – each qualified instructor will need to
reach minimum of 100 responders - Reporting - Encourage/require responders to attend
• Remains a living document
TrainingRespondersTraffic Incident ManagementTimSafety