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  1. Federal Experts to Test Equipment of Fallen Philadelphia Firefighter

    Online Articles

    Sat, 10 Jan 2015

    death of one its own last month, reports philly.com In the coming days, technicians at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health lab in Pittsburgh will examine the equipment worn by Joyce Craig during the house fire that took

  2. Michigan Governor Signs Firefighter Cancer Presumption Law

    Online Articles

    Wed, 14 Jan 2015

    Cincinnati, established that firefighters face an increase risk for certain cancers, and The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health currently is studying risk-levels using data from Michigan and several other states. The new

  1. Simulated Smoke, Real Health Effects

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 22 Dec 2014

    full-time trainers contacted the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), an agency within the ..... Industrywide Studies Branch at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), a certified industrial

  2. Dallas (TX) Fire Department responds to Ebola patient

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 22 Dec 2014

    investigators have collaborated on other National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)-funded risk-management ..... 4 million in funding from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health and the Centers for Disease Control

  3. Firefighter LODD: NIOSH Report Released on 2013 Death of Dallas (TX) Firefighter

    Online Articles

    Thu, 11 Dec 2014

    The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) recently released a report on the 2013 line-of-duty death of Dallas (TX) Firefighter Stan Wilson in an apartment

  4. Company Officer Development: Red Flags on the Fireground

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    Thu, 11 Dec 2014

    Red flags are indicators of impending danger or risk. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health has identified five of the top factors contributing to firefighter line-of-duty deaths: lack of command and control, inadequate

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

    Online Articles

    Fri, 12 Dec 2014

    physical-skills test before getting hired. NIOSH Report on 2013 Dallas Line-of-Duty Death The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health cited inadequate size-up and communications as among the contributing factors in the May 20 death

  6. CDC posts Ebola guidelines

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 1 Dec 2014

    are available at http://www.nfpa.org/urbanfireforum . NIOSH introduces new Web page The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Emergency Preparedness and Response Office has announced its new Web page http

  7. NIST: Firefighters Portable Radios May Fail at Elevated Temperatures

    Online Articles

    Wed, 10 Dec 2014

    or communications center. Performance problems with portable radios have been identified by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health as contributing factors in some firefighter fatalities . All seven of the firefighter portable

  8. When to seek help

    Magazine Articles

    Thu, 23 Oct 2014

    groups assigned by the initial incident commander (IC), the first-arriving company officer. National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health firefighter fatality reports continually show that failure to establish command is a major factor