NIOSH Releases Firefighter Fatality Reports on Training Deaths and Other Recent LODDs

02/29/2012
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Firefighter Fatality Investigation Program released reports on several recent firefighter line-of-duty deaths, including two which occurred during or after training evolutions. One of the reports deals with a volunteer lieutenant, 26, from New York who suffered a stroke and died following strenuous self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) training on January 10, 2011. Read the full report HERE. Another report deals with the death of a 46-year-old male career lieutenant from Vermont who suffered a heart attack during physical fitness training and died seven days later. That full report is available HERE. Fireground Deaths...

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