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  1. Company Officer Development: Red Flags on the Fireground

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    Thu, 11 Dec 2014

    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 of command and control, inadequate

  2. In Case You Missed It: Recent Major Fire Service News

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    Fri, 12 Dec 2014

    physical-skills test before getting hired. NIOSH Report on 2013 Dallas Line-of-Duty Death The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health cited inadequate size-up and communications as among the contributing factors in the May 20 death

  1. Firefighter LODD: NIOSH Report Released on 2013 Death of Dallas (TX) Firefighter

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    Thu, 11 Dec 2014

    The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) recently released a report on the 2013 line-of-duty death of Dallas (TX) Firefighter Stan Wilson in an apartment

  2. NIST: Firefighters Portable Radios May Fail at Elevated Temperatures

    Online Articles

    Wed, 10 Dec 2014

    or communications center. Performance problems with portable radios have been identified by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health as contributing factors in some firefighter fatalities . All seven of the firefighter portable

  3. CDC posts Ebola guidelines

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    Mon, 1 Dec 2014

    are available at http://www.nfpa.org/urbanfireforum . NIOSH introduces new Web page The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Emergency Preparedness and Response Office has announced its new Web page http

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. IFSI Receives Grant to Study Firefighter Safety

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    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

  7. 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

  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