Buckle Down

Clark, Burton A.
February 2007
Fire Chief;Feb2007, Vol. 51 Issue 2, p37
Trade Publication
The article presents the author's views on fire chiefs' responsibility to enforce a strict seatbelt policy for firefighting safety. He suggests fire chiefs must take the lead in fixing the technical, behavioral, and cultural issues underlining the lack of seatbelt use. He believes that seatbelt problem can be fixed immediately if fire chiefs show willingness to take the lead. He encourages firefighters to take the National Seatbelt Pledge to eliminate all seatbelt-related line-of-duty deaths.


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