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  1. NFPA: Sharp Spike in Firefighter Fatalities in 2013

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    Thu, 12 Jun 2014

    Officers' Benefits Program of the Department of Justice, Centers for Disease Control's (CDC) National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health , the United States Fire Administration, the Forest Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture

  2. Fire Service Leadership: The Parallels Between Great Army Leaders and Great Fire Service Leaders

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    Wed, 25 Jun 2014

    recalled the many times fire service authors report that ineffective communication is listed in the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health fatality reports as a contributing factor in line-of-duty deaths . Murphy, who was a member

  1. Preplanning Dust Explosion Hazards

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 23 Jun 2014

    deaths and injuries, methods of preincident planning, and specific firefighting precautions. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has investigated several firefighter fatality incidents involving combustible dust

  2. 10 Foundation Stones of Fireground Knowledge for Company Officers

    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 25 Apr 2014

    under a firefighter's weight or a truss roof collapsing while you are trying to cut a vent hole. National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health line-of-duty death reports are good sources to review for the many types of collapse that can

  3. Firefighter Health: NIOSH Study Says Firefighters Are More Susceptible to Cancer

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    Fri, 25 Apr 2014

    A recent news report took a look at the study of firefighters and cancer being conducted by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) . CBS 2 Chicago talked to some area firefighters who contracted the disease early about

  4. The American Fire Service Leadership Pandemic

    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 25 Apr 2014

    are the two most commonly cited problems on the fireground. In fact, they are listed in the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health top five line-of-duty death causal factors. Communications and accountability are skills that

  5. Manage Your Air, Manage Your Survival

    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 25 Apr 2014

    Jose, P. (2008). Air Management for the Fire Service . Tulsa, OK: Pennwell Publishing. 2. National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health . (2012/June). A Career Captain Dies and 9 Fire Fighters Injured in a Multistory Building

  6. Health and Safety: NIOSH Ladder Safety Smart Phone App is a Finalist for Innovation Award

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    Thu, 29 May 2014

    The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) 's ladder safety smart phone app is a finalist in the national HHS Innovates awards contest. The app addresses the

  7. "Can You Read Me?" Standard Radio Signatures and Terms

    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 23 May 2014

    Mayday, it can be a curse if radio discipline breaks down and a communication collapse occurs. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health has recognized that when a serious injury or a line-of-duty death (LODD) occurs, the lack

  8. Firefighting News: Examination of LODD Deaths in FDNY Over Past 20 Years

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    Thu, 24 Apr 2014

    a unique person and unique circumstances. But according to investigations by the FDNY and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health , common contributing factors link many of the incidents. City Limits obtained FDNY investigation