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  1. Risk Management: It's Not Just a Catchphrase

    Blogs

    Tue, 19 Aug 2014

    little to save a little, risk nothing to save nothing. NIOSH FATALITY REPORTS Since 1998, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has been charged with the investigation of firefighter fatalities in an attempt to prevent

  2. Risk Management: It's Not Just a Catchphrase

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 19 Aug 2014

    little to save a little, risk nothing to save nothing. NIOSH FATALITY REPORTS Since 1998, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has been charged with the investigation of firefighter fatalities in an attempt to prevent

  1. Polyethylene Wall: "Gasoline Construction" for Houses

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 22 Jul 2014

    F. If a fire should occur, carbon monoxide (CO) and irritating smoke may by produced. Wear National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health -approved self-contained breathing apparatus when fighting fires in enclosed areas. Fight with

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

    Online Articles

    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

  3. 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

  4. Firefighting News: Federal Agency May Investigate Fatal Boston Fire

    Online Articles

    Tue, 8 Apr 2014

    A spokeswoman for the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health said the agency is "currently reviewing the incident and in communication with the Boston Fire Department, and will make a final

  5. 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

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

    Online Articles

    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

  7. FDIC 2014: Session: Company Officer Development: Red Flags on the Fireground

    Conference Sessions

    Sun, 6 Apr 2014

    Clearwater (FL) Fire & Rescue Description 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

  8. 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