Safety First

September 10, 2021

S06 E70 Recounting 9/11 and its Aftermath with FDNY Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro

As the anniversary of 9/11 approaches each year, memories of that day moves forefront in the minds of many members of the Department. Fire Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro, who was Chief of Operations at the time of the attacks, recounts that fateful day 20 years ago, […]
August 25, 2021

S06, E69 Firefighters Perform Roof Rope Rescue to Save Small Child with FDNY Firefighters Abe Miller and Jairo Sosa

July 26, 2021

S06, E68 Unconscious Driver Saved from Burning Dump Truck After Crash with FDNY EMTs Gary Hui and Samuel Wright

June 16, 2021

S06, E67 Responding Safely with Deputy Assistant Chief Michael Meyers

May 18, 2021

S06, E66 FDNY EMS Operations During the COVID-19 Pandemic with Assistant Chiefs Alvin Suriel and Jonathan Pistilli

April 29, 2021

S6, E65 Valuable Takeaways on Maydays Shared at the FDNY’s Strategic Awareness Program with FDNY Deputy Chief Chuck Downey

March 22, 2021

S6, E64 Inspiring and Preparing the FDNY’s Next Generation with FDNY Firefighter Jackie-Michelle Martinez

February 26, 2021

S6, E63 First Responder Fitness for a Reshaped World with FDNY Captain Joy Garcia

January 29, 2021

S6, E62 Trapped Victims Rescued from the Floor Above with FDNY Chief Tom Fitzgerald and Lieutenants Rich Davan and Rob Brown

December 22, 2020

S5, E61 2020 Year In Review

July 27, 2016

Safety First: Safely Navigating the Streets of New York City

As FDNY EMS professionals, one of our most important responsibilities is safe emergency vehicle operation. At the FDNY Bureau of Training, EMS Academy, we take this responsibility very seriously in the form of our Emergency Vehicle Operators Course (EVOC). In this training course, the number one […]
June 7, 2016

Safety First: Stairwell Management

There is an old adage in the FDNY that if you want to know how many Firefighters there are on the stairs, all you have to do is count the steps and then add one. Stairwell management always has been a challenge for the FDNY. The […]
March 1, 2016

Safety First: Avoiding the Spread of Communicable Disease Starts with Personal Safety

The best and safest strategy for treating a patient suspected of having any communicable disease, but particularly Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), is: Assure early identification of the infected patient. Assure proper use of personal protective equipment (PPE). Assure proper cleaning and decontamination. Patient Identification In New […]
December 1, 2015

Safety First: Safety at Motor Vehicle Accidents

September 1, 2014

Safety First: Importance of Rehabilitation

June 1, 2014

Safety First: Truss Roof Failure and Snow Loads