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  1. 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

  2. AIHA Urges White House and Federal Agencies to Provide Adequate Protections to Healthcare Workers for Ebola Concerns

    Online Articles

    Sun, 19 Oct 2014

    Control and Prevention (CDC) , the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) , and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) , AIHA Executive Director Peter J. O'Neil, CAE, expressed concern about the U

  1. IFSI Receives Grant to Study Firefighter Safety

    Online Articles

    Mon, 29 Sep 2014

    collaborate with the Underwriter Laboratories (UL), Firefighter Safety Research Institute, and National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH); bringing together a broad range of nationally-recognized expertise in firefighter

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. NFPA: Sharp Spike in Firefighter Fatalities in 2013

    Online Articles

    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

  5. 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

  6. 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

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

    Online Articles

    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

  8. "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