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

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    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

  2. 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

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

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    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

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

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    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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. NFPA: Sharp Spike in Firefighter Fatalities in 2013

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    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

  7. 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

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

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    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