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  1. NIOSH halts testing of CBRN respirators

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 28 Jan 2014

    for Occupational Safety and Health ( NIOSH ), issued an alert relative to chemical warfare agent (CWA) testing for NIOSH approval of chemical, biological ..... and nuclear (CBRN) respirators. NIOSH explained that the Army Edgewood Chemical

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

    Online Articles

    Thu, 29 May 2014

    Institute for Occupational Safety and Health ( NIOSH ) 's ladder safety smart phone app is ..... wherever and when they are needed. New NIOSH Smart Phone App Addresses Ladder Safety ..... idealab/innovate/ladder-safety- niosh -has-an-app-for-that/ . The app

  1. Draeger Welcomes NIOSH Investigation Report

    Online Articles

    Fri, 6 Jul 2012

    Institute for Occupational Safety and Health ( NIOSH ) into allegations that Draeger’s self ..... apparatus (SCBA) was prone to malfunction. NIOSH inspected Draeger SCBA units provided by ..... County (GA) Fire Rescue Department. The NIOSH inspection report includes details showing

  2. NIOSH Releases Firefighter LODD Reports

    Online Articles

    Tue, 5 Apr 2011

    Institute for Occupational Safety and Health ( NIOSH ) recently released a number of firefighter ..... These reports are freely accessible on the NIOSH Web site and can be incorporated into your ..... training ( http://www.cdc.gov/ niosh /fire/reports/face201021.html

  3. NIOSH supports firefighters’ seat belt use

    Magazine Articles

    Sun, 1 Feb 2009

    Institute for Occupational Safety and Health ( NIOSH ) has added its logo to the National Fire ..... research/safety/communication.shtm/ . NIOSH updates firefighter fatality investigation ..... Institute for Occupational Safety and Health ( NIOSH ) Fire Fighter Fatality Investigation and

  4. Firefighter Health: USFA, NIOSH Study Cancer in Firefighters

    Online Articles

    Wed, 6 Nov 2013

    Institute for Occupational Safety and Health ( NIOSH ) research project is seeking to clarify ..... risk for cancer. The findings of this NIOSH study were reported in an October 14 ..... among Firefighters Background USFA and NIOSH partnered on a study to examine the potential

  5. NIOSH seeks input from stakeholders on CBRN respirator modification

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 1 Sep 2008

    Institute for Occupational Safety and Health ( NIOSH ) will receive until 5 p.m. October 16 ..... on “The Potential Modification of the NIOSH Statement of Standard for a Chemical, Biological ..... Air-Purifying Respirator (APR),” NIOSH Docket 139. The Department of Defense

  6. Comment Period Open on NIOSH Draft Publicatons Regarding Gas Monitors

    Online Articles

    Thu, 11 Nov 2010

    Institute for Occupational Safety and Health ( NIOSH ) of the Centers for Disease Control and ..... found at: http://www.cdc.gov/ niosh /docket/review/docket220 . The document ..... viewed at: http://www.cdc.gov/ niosh /docs/ 95-117/. This guidance does

  7. Firefighter LODDs: NIOSH Releases Online Firefighter Fatality Map

    Online Articles

    Mon, 21 Apr 2014

    Institute for Occupational Safety and Health ( NIOSH ) has released an online map tracking firefighter ..... deaths have "pending" or "completed" NIOSH investigations with links to final reports ..... information becomes available. For more from NIOSH , got to http://www.cdc.gov/ niosh

  8. Fireground Safety: New NIOSH Smart Phone App Addresses Ladder Safety

    Online Articles

    Mon, 17 Jun 2013

    Institute for Occupational Safety and Health ( NIOSH ) announces the availability of a new Ladder ..... reduce these preventable injuries," said NIOSH Director John Howard, M.D. "The development ..... Ladder Institute, and other stakeholders. NIOSH collaborated with DSFederal on the final