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  1. Firefighter Safety: Humpday Hangout: Building Construction and Firefighter LODD Reports

    Online Articles

    Thu, 16 Oct 2014

    In yesterday's Humpday Hangout, Fire Engineering Editor in Chief Bobby Halton and Fire Rescue Editor in Chief Erich Roden spoke to Chris Naum, Bill Carey, and Chris Willis.

  2. NIOSH Releases Firefighter LODD Reports on Dumpster Blast, Fatal Ejection, and Training Deaths

    Online Articles

    Fri, 6 Aug 2010

    The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) recently released four reports as part of its Fire Fighter Fatality Investigation and Prevention Program.

  1. NIOSH Releases Firefighter LODD Reports

    Online Articles

    Tue, 5 Apr 2011

    The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) recently released a number of firefighter fatality investigative reports, including one about a Virginia volunteer chief and firefighter killed after they were ejected during a rollover crash.

  2. LODD Standard Operating Guideline

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 1 Dec 2009

    line-of-duty deaths ( LODDs ) number more than 100 annually ..... Safety and Health (NIOSH) LODD investigations seem to make ..... determine how to reduce LODDs and critical injuries (CIs ..... other fire departments’ LODD experiences, especially

  3. Firefighter LODDs : Tactical Safety for Firefighters: The Writings of NIOSH LODD

    Online Articles

    Wed, 18 Sep 2013

    up to firefighter deaths and then makes recommendations to prevent future ones. For most deaths, the last word is the NIOSH LODD report. These reports from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) are the result of an investigation

  4. Implementing a Firefighter LODD /Injury/Near Miss Investigation Program

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 1 Jan 2013

    thoroughly investigated. Most LODDs are investigated, whether by ..... INVESTIGATE As stated previously, LODDs are almost always investigated ..... that should be investigated: LODDs . Burn injuries. Injuries involving ..... that for each serious event ( LODD or major injury), there are

  5. USFA: 90 firefighter LODDs in 2009

    Magazine Articles

    Wed, 1 Dec 2010

    90 firefighter line-of-duty deaths ( LODDs ) from 33 states in 2009. The following ..... is a breakdown of the 2009 firefighter LODDs : There were 47 volunteer, 36 career, and ..... is available at www.nvfc.org/ lodd /. The “Fire and Emergency Services Grant-Writing Guide

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

    Online Articles

    Wed, 29 Feb 2012

    physical fitness training and died seven days later. That full report is available HERE . Fireground Deaths Other recent LODD reports dealt with deaths on the fireground. One deals with the July 2011 death of a captain who collapsed at a structure

  7. Firefighter LODD : NIOSH Releases Report on IL Firefighter Killed by Apparatus Backing Up

    Online Articles

    Fri, 28 Jun 2013

    Health (NIOSH) recently released a line-of-duty death ( LODD ) report on an Illinois firefighter who was killed last year ..... lighted rural area Some of the contributing factors to the LODD were: Narrow, uneven road surface Dark, poorly-lit conditions

  8. Forensic Report of Houston (TX) Fire Department LODD Released

    Online Articles

    Fri, 3 Oct 2014

    The Harris County (TX) Institute of Forensic Science confirmed that Line of Duty ( LODD ) Houston Firefighter Daniel D. Groover died of "smoke Inhalation" at a tragic house fire in July of this year. After careful