NIOSH Releases Firefighter LODD Reports on Dumpster Blast, Fatal Ejection, and Training Deaths

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) recently released four reports as part of its Fire Fighter Fatality Investigation and Prevention Program. These reports are:

These reports can be downloaded at the links below each description.

Each year an average of 105 firefighters die in the line of duty. To address this continuing national occupational fatality problem, NIOSH conducts independent investigations of firefighter line of duty deaths. Their Web site provides access to NIOSH investigation reports and other firefighter safety resources.

Visit http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/fire/ for more info and other reports.

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