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  1. Apparatus Defensive Driving

    Magazine Articles

    Sat, 1 Dec 2007

    work in emergency services or who train and evaluate fire department drivers follow news stories that highlight apparatus accidents that occur when responding to and returning from alarms. One recent accident that caught my attention was when

  2. TRAIN VS. APPARATUS DEADLY CROSSINGS

    Magazine Articles

    Sat, 1 Oct 2005

    duty deaths (LODDs) from apparatus accidents while responding to and returning ..... As I researched recent fire apparatus accidents for my lectures, I was surprised ..... best way to avoid train/ apparatus accidents is to avoid the crossings

  1. THE CONTRIBUTING CAUSES TO AERIAL FAILURES

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 1 Jul 1996

    safety-related design features, the American fire service continues to experience an inordinate number of aerial apparatus accidents and failures. Why? Within recent years, the National Institute of Emergency Vehicle Safety (EVS) has been

  2. Preparing for the Role of Company Officer

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 22 Jul 2014

    all firefighters on the apparatus. Company officers should be made aware of safe apparatus response practices. Apparatus accidents should be evaluated with emphasis on how they may have been prevented. • Problem assessment, firefighting tactics

  3. Fire Service Leadership: Understanding "Nothing Showing"

    Online Articles

    Wed, 16 Jul 2014

    of policy can be debated, but in most cases, the policy was implemented to help improve firefighter safety. Apparatus accidents are one of the leading causes of firefighters’ deaths and injuries, and policies such as this are usually

  4. Firefighters Hospitalized After New York Fire Truck Crash

    Online Articles

    Fri, 30 May 2014

    information on the cause of the crash was currently available. Read more at http://bit.ly/SZm0vH . MORE FIRE APPARATUS ACCIDENTS SUV Driver Killed in Head-On Collision with New Hampshire Fire Apparatus Ohio Fire Apparatus Involved in Head

  5. Preparing for the Weather: Winter

    Online Articles

    Tue, 12 Nov 2013

    days, fire companies are at a greater risk for apparatus accidents with the potential for injury to firefighters ..... this combination increases the potential for apparatus accidents and potential firefighter injuries. Soft snow

  6. Philadelphia Deputy Chief's Statement Against Firefighter Rotation Plan

    Online Articles

    Mon, 3 Dec 2012

    experienced in specific locals or accidents occur. Presently, company officers are held monetarily responsible for apparatus accidents . What is devastating to the company officer is losing the senior person who instructs junior members on how to

  7. How Will 2009 End?

    Online Articles

    Mon, 3 Aug 2009

    or eliminate the number of apparatus accidents we have annually? That question ..... factors, we can begin to reduce apparatus accidents . A Culture of Speed on Television ..... ends, but based on the fire apparatus accidents I have been made aware of

  8. Meaningful Fire Service Health and Safety Is Within Our Grasp

    Online Articles

    Wed, 12 Sep 2012

    areas of concern to prevent firefighter deaths are apparatus accidents and poor physical conditioning, which often leads ..... deaths over the past several years: those caused by apparatus accidents and those caused by heart attacks. As we can see