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Teaming Up to Prevent Violence Against First Responders

November 12, 2015

Work by Jennifer Taylor, PhD, MPH, associate professor of Environmental and Occupational Health, and principal investigator of Drexel's Firefighter Injury Research & Safety Trends (FIRST) team is highlighted by The website reports that the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) is partnering on a project with the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) and Drexel University to research the occurrences and effects of violence against firefighters and EMS responders. The study will examine the circumstances surrounding these acts and determine ways to mitigate workplace/on-duty incidents of violence against responders.

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