Training from Tragedy

03/25/2011
Line of duty death (LODD) reports from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) contain valuable lessons and recommendations all firefighters can integrate into their departments. In recent years, several firefighters have perished in apparatus accidents. One goal of “Training from Tragedy” was to use NIOSH reports on these LODDs for training purposes. The classroom session focused on how to incorporate training and instructional points from firefighter line of duty death (LODD) reports the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) reviewed during the past 10 years into fire department driver training and safety programs. Stude...

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