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  1. "Close Calls "

    Magazine Articles

    Sun, 1 Jun 2003

    paid and volunteer, experiences " close calls ." I've been involved in a few ..... incident commander. Too often these close calls seem to "die" on the fireground ..... is killing us. Look at your close calls . Talk about them. Share them by

  2. Close Calls

    Online Articles

    Mon, 14 Jul 2003

    With my eye to the camera eyepiece, I was backing up to take the picture on page 306 of Building Construction for the Fire Service, Third Edition . Suddenly, I heard the imperative "STOP."

  1. Not Everyone Goes Home

    Online Articles

    Tue, 20 Apr 2010

    heroic firefighter line of duty deaths (LODDs) and close calls , as Billy Goldfeder knows, there are also cases where firefighters ..... case studies of line-of-duty deaths ( LODDs ) and close calls in-depth. “When you pull up and Mom is in front

  2. IAFC Launches Near-Miss Reporting System for the Fire Service

    Online Articles

    Tue, 16 Aug 2005

    Fire-Rescue International conference in Denver, CO. Firefighternearmiss.com will help the fire service track the close calls -incidents that did not lead to serious injury or death-and learn from these human errors to increase its overall

  3. News in Brief

    Magazine Articles

    Sat, 1 Oct 2005

    IAFC Launches Near-Miss Reporting System F irefighters can report “near-misses,” or “ close calls ” through the Web-based National Fire Fighter Near-Miss Reporting System at www.firefighternearmiss.com/. The new site was officially introduced by its host, the International Association of Fire Chiefs

  4. Journal Entry 2, October 2010: Confined Spaces: A Quick Drill and Review

    Online Articles

    Thu, 7 Oct 2010

    There's been a rash of deaths and close calls recently when firefighters respond to incidents in confined spaces. Ron Kanterman advises firefighters to review their confined space rescue procedures and make sure everyone knows the drill.

  5. Building Construction: Hidden in Plain Sight

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 27 Jul 2015

    quarterback others' unfortunate events with comments such as, "I can't believe they didn't see that." Many more close calls have occurred that demand we ask the question internally, " Can it happen here ?" When teaching preplanning, I use

  6. Officer Development: The Fire Officer's Role in Reducing Firefighter Line-of-Duty Deaths

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 27 Jul 2015

    can stay on top of the fire service and the latest trends: Fire Engineering - www.fireengineering.com Firefighter Close Calls - www.firefighterclosecalls.com Everyone Goes Home- www.everyonegoeshome.com United States Fire Administration

  7. Firefighting News: In Case You Missed It: Recent Major Fire Service News

    Online Articles

    Fri, 19 Jun 2015

    Department as crews faced a rash of arson fires and a number of multiple-alarm fires this week. Firefighters expeienced close calls in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and Waterbury, Connecticut, and the fire service lost an icon of 9/11, FDNY Battalion

  8. P5 ~ Conducting NFPA 1403-Compliant Live Burn Training in Acquired Structures


    Mon, 30 Mar 2015

    The days of lighting off an acquired structure and making a 911 call to see how folks respond are over. Documented close calls and line-of-duty deaths have occurred when responders en route did not know they were traveling to a training call