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Reports

This is a broad collection of papers, reports, studies and overviews of presentations that Vision 20/20 has been collecting.

General

  • A summit in November 2016 brought together experts from across the United States and the UK to review priorities for the integration of Community Risk Reduction into fire service operations.
    PDF, 377 KB
  • The landmark final report of the National Commission on Fire Prevention and Control that was published in 1973.
    PDF, 7 MB
  • This is the document from the first national meeting to develop the guiding strategies for the Vision 20/20 project.
    PDF, 281 KB
  • A study by Vision 20/20 of the challenges to provide fire prevention in rural Kentucky following a series of fatal fires. This report, requested by the Kentucky State Fire Marshal, contains recommendations on strategies that could be used to expand outreach and contact with the community.
    PDF, 606 KB
  • This report is an overview of the activities of Vision 20/20 since its founding.
    PDF, 2 MB
  • Wingspread VI is the latest in the series of forums and reports focusing on significant issues in the fire service.
    PDF, 1 MB

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CRR

  • A summit in November 2016 brought together experts from across the United States and the UK to review priorities for the integration of Community Risk Reduction into fire service operations.
    PDF, 377 KB
  • The Community Risk Assessment Guide helps fire departments and other organizations conduct a basic or more complex assessment of risks within their community. Ultimately, the results of the risk assessment can be used to develop a CRR plan. These are the first two steps of the six-step process
    PDF, 7 MB
  • This document is a companion to Community Risk Assessment, A Guide for Conducting a Community Risk Assessment, also available on this website, which addresses the first two steps of a CRR plan. This guide addresses the four remaining steps to complete the plan.
    PDF, 3 MB
  • An overview of the presentation by Tilda Mims, Tuscaloosa Fire and Rescue Service, at the 2014 Vision 20/20 Model Performance in Fire Prevention Symposium
    PDF, 513 KB
  • This document was prepared to help interested US fire department personnel better understand Community Risk Reduction (CRR)
    PDF, 406 KB
  • A concise overview on what CRR is, written by Vision 20/20
    PDF, 200 KB
  • An overview of CRR written by Vision 20/20.
    PDF, 113 KB
  • In this episode of CRR Radio we chat with Naperville (IL) Fire Chief Mark Puknaitis about how they are using community risk reduction in Naperville and across the state of Illinois through the Illinois Fire Chiefs Association and what an impact it is having locally and statewide.
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  • This is a transcript of the CRR Radio podcast with Battalion Chief Joe Casciotti from the Harris County Emergency Services District #48 where he talked about their Mobile Integrated Health/Community Paramedicine program that addresses the issues around Cardiovascular Disease (CVD).
    PDF, 122 KB
  • A template of a station-based community risk management plan
    PDF, 135 KB
  • An overview of a presentation by Michael McLeieer, Merrimac Fire Department, at the 2012 Vision 20/20 Models in Fire Prevention Symposium
    PDF, 487 KB
  • The results of the 2015 Smoke Alarm Summit held at Johns Hopkins.
    PDF, 421 KB
  • An overview of a presentation by Joe Clare, City of Surry (British Columbia), at the 2012 Vision 20/20 Models in Fire Prevention Symposium
    PDF, 119 KB
  • Under a grant to the Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE) US Branch from the FEMA Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program, three major cities and a group of five smaller ones with wide geographic distribution tested the concept of Integrated Risk Management (IRM) or Community Risk Reduction, as it is increasingly known in the United States. IRM had…
    PDF, 2 MB
  • A presentation by Zach Cahalan, American Red Cross, at the 2014 Vision 20/20 Model Performance in Fire Prevention Symposium
    PDF, 434 KB
  • An overview of a presentation by Ann Marie Wolf, Sonora Environmental Research Institute, at the 2012 Vision 20/20 Models in FIre Prevention Symposium
    PDF, 357 KB
  • A presentation by Ann Marie Wolf, Sonora Environmental Research Institute, at the 2014 Vision 20/20 Model Performance in Fire Prevention Symposium
    PDF, 531 KB
  • A presentation by Ray Reynolds, Indianola FIre Department, at the 2014 Vision 20/20 Model Performance in Fire Prevention Symposium
    PDF, 352 KB
  • An overview of a presentation by Andrea Gielen, Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy, at the 2012 Vision 20/20 Models in Fire Prevention Symposium
    PDF, 384 KB
  • A survey conducted in 2015 of fire fighter attitudes towards fire prevention. This is the companion to a similar study, National Survey of Public Education Managers – Attitudes Towards Prevention Materials and Home Safety Visits.
    PDF, 3 MB
  • This is a survey conducted in 2015 of attitudes of fire prevention managers towards prevention material. It is the companion to a study Line Fire Fighter Attitudes Towards Fire Prevention.
    PDF, 930 KB
  • The Outcome Measures Guide (PDF) focuses on why outcome measures are important to determine if CRR programs are making an impact in the community. This information is intended to provide examples of various outcome measures to  lower risks within the community and how they can integrate in a department's CRR plan.
    PDF, 2 MB
  • An overview of a presentation by Larry Sagan, Fire 20/20, at the 2012 Models in Fire Prevention Symposium
    PDF, 891 KB
  • A study by Vision 20/20 of the challenges to provide fire prevention in rural Kentucky following a series of fatal fires. This report, requested by the Kentucky State Fire Marshal, contains recommendations on strategies that could be used to expand outreach and contact with the community.
    PDF, 606 KB
  • A presentation by Elise Perry Omaki, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, at the 2015 Vision 20/20 Smoke Alarm Summit
    PDF, 308 KB
  • This is a study conducted by The Network for Public Health Law on the liability exposure for fire departments and non-profits conducting smoke alarm installation programs. No cases were found - at any level - the held fire departments or non-profits liable.
    PDF, 555 KB
  • An overview of a presentation by Bruce Johnson, ICC, and Sara Lee, National Volunteer Fire Council, at the 2012 Vision 20/20 Models in Fire Prevention Symposium
    PDF, 577 KB
  • Getting started at the local community level in identifying risks and implementing the CRR process can be challenging for many fire departments due to their limited resources. Support in a number of states has been identified as an effective way to assist local CRR efforts. A State Guide to Supporting Community Risk Reduction Programs provides a basic understanding of Community Risk Reduction. It is based on feedback from successful state-supported and local fire department CRR programs, along with others in the fire service. It should be utilized as a tool to explore ways in which state agencies and organizations can consider for supporting and sustaining Community Risk Reduction—which is an evolving, effective approach to improve public safety.
    PDF, 2 MB
  • A workshop hosted jointly by The Vision 20/20 Project and the NFPA Fire Protection Research Foundation was held to review the state of the art in technology for fire prevention, with a focus on cooking fire prevention and smoke alarm technologies, and to explore how technology developments might meet the needs of the community. Presentations…
    PDF, 6 MB
  • A presentation by Catherine Levin, Elginfire Consulting, at the 2014 Vision 20/20 Model Performance in Fire Prevention Symposium
    PDF, 347 KB
  • PPTX, 1 MB

CRR Radio

  • In this episode of CRR Radio we chat with Naperville (IL) Fire Chief Mark Puknaitis about how they are using community risk reduction in Naperville and across the state of Illinois through the Illinois Fire Chiefs Association and what an impact it is having locally and statewide.
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  • This is a transcript of the CRR Radio podcast with Battalion Chief Joe Casciotti from the Harris County Emergency Services District #48 where he talked about their Mobile Integrated Health/Community Paramedicine program that addresses the issues around Cardiovascular Disease (CVD).
    PDF, 122 KB

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