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  1. Guide Now Available for Firefighters at Increased Risk for Asbestos Exposure, Mesothelioma

    Online Articles

    Wed, 26 Aug 2015

    doing their jobs are pretty good. As a matter of fact, according to a study conducted by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), firefighters have twice the risk of developing mesothelioma than the general public

  2. Firefighter Fatality: Hartford (CT) LODD Report: Firefighter Became Entangled in Furniture

    Online Articles

    Fri, 7 Aug 2015

    the State Police Fire and Explosion Investigative Unit is still investigating the fire, and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health has still not finished its firefighter line-of-duty death report on the incident. Bell, 48

  1. Fireground Size-Up: Size-Up: Why Johnny Can't Read a Building

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 27 Jul 2015

    more and more of the 13 scene size-up items. Through listening to radio reports and reviewing National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health reports, we found that not only are rookie firefighters missing critical scene size-up components

  2. Firefighter News: Report: Hartford Firefighter Killed in Fire was Tangled on Furniture

    Online Articles

    Sat, 8 Aug 2015

    The cause of the fire and Bell's death are still under investigation by State Police and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health . Preliminary findings by the institute showed an alarm on Bell’s air tank failed a test. Read

  3. Building Construction: Hidden in Plain Sight

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 27 Jul 2015

    them during the incident life cycle through overhaul and postincident investigation. References National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Fire Fighter Fatality Investigation and Prevention Program Report F2007-01, "Career

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

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 27 Jul 2015

    by itself. Read any unbiased after-action or investigative report, especially one from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health , and you will usually see that it was a combination of events that led to the firefighter LODD

  5. Give-and-Take Drill

    Magazine Articles

    Wed, 22 Jul 2015

    BY LES BAKER Reviews of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health reports and near-miss reporting identify the need for more accurate, pertinent, and consistent communication among team members

  6. Firefighter News: Final Report on Fatal Houston Fire Released

    Online Articles

    Mon, 20 Jul 2015

    events that led to the death of four Houston firefighters in May 2013 has been released by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health , a division of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, reports click2houston.com After

  7. Fire Service Industry News: NFPA's Firefighter Fatality Report Shows 64 On-Duty Firefighter Deaths in 2014

    Online Articles

    Tue, 23 Jun 2015

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

  8. Structural Firefighting: In Case You Missed It: June 2015 Fire Engineering Features

    Online Articles

    Wed, 1 Jul 2015

    Illinois Fire Service Institute (IFSI), in conjunction with Underwiters Laboratories (UL) and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), undertook a study of the physiological effects of structural firefighting. Humpday