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  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. 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

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Firefighter Safety: IFSI Study Underway on Firefighter Health

    Online Articles

    Wed, 24 Jun 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 . Fire Engineering

  7. news in brief

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 1 Jun 2015

    DeCrane's tireless efforts to show the relationship between codes and firefighter safety. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health noted in its fatality report for Wolff that codes were needed to protect firefighters from this

  8. Building Construction: Tulsa Fire Department's Bowstring Truss ID System

    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 29 May 2015

    that present extreme hazards to responders-this is a way to flag the "worst of the worst." National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) reports have shown that storage in the truss space, the truss material type, and compromised