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Importance of NFPA's electric vehicle safety training project highlighted in wake of NHTSA findings

Blog Post created by Michael Hazell Employee on Nov 18, 2011

Training

This week, EV Safety Training Instructor Jason Emery spoke with the Detroit Free Press about the importance of EV Safety Training in the wake of recent news stories about a fire involving a Chevy Volt after a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) crash test.
 
From the launch of the EV Safety Training project, our training curriculum has been designed to give first responders the information they need to address the immediate safety issues that can arise in crashes or other emergency situations involving electric vehicles. With that in mind, we will continue to work with safety experts and auto manufacturers to understand more about the circumstances that led to the NHTSA test results and the potential need for additions to our training curriculum.

Read the complete article on our Electric Vehicle Safety Training project blog.

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