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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

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    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 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

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

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    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

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

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    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

  5. FDIC 2012: Must Have Policies

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    Fri, 20 Apr 2012

    and municipal training officer for the Manlius (NY) Fire Department. Liability issues for departments include apparatus accidents while responding, lack of training, the two in/two out rule, SCBA training, and technology issues involving

  6. Apparatus Purchasing: Back to Basics

    Magazine Articles

    Sat, 1 Sep 2012

    The NFPA 1901 committee monitors various fire apparatus accidents , and it has been noted that tanker/tenders are involved in a large percentage of fire apparatus accidents , particularly those involving rollovers and fatalities

  7. How Will 2009 End?

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    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. Exceeding the Limits of Your Apparatus

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    Thu, 1 Jul 2010

    successfully reduced or eliminated the number of apparatus accidents that we have annually? This question has caused ..... leaders know these factors, they can begin to reduce apparatus accidents . Some of these factors include the following. Television