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Company Near Miss Review: Recognize, Decide, and Assign

02/27/2019

As additional units began to arrive, the fire conditions worsened. This was noticed from the disposition of the smoke going from light gray to darker brown. 

NIOSH LODD Report: Massachusetts Firefighter Suffers Carbon Monoxide Toxicity

02/25/2019

54-year old firefighter collapsed while performing overhaul during a March 2017 fire.

Company Near-Miss Review: Tactical Changes for Flow Path Management

02/07/2019

The firefighters were pulling ceiling and wallboard to check for extension of a deep-seated fire that was difficult to locate. 

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High-Risk Training in a Low-Occurrence Environment

12/27/2018

The featured report this month involves a department training with new equipment using a haul system to lower a simulated patient from a building.

The Seat Belt Pledge: Why You Need To Sign It

10/03/2018

As Ladder 1 made a right-hand turn on to 3rd Street, the rear door opened. Brian lost his balance and fell backward from the truck, striking the back of his head on the roadway. 

Reducing Injuries: Putting the Effort Where It Counts

09/19/2018

Fire departments that are interested in using a proactive risk management strategy should review ways to fully integrate the approach to make firefighters aware of the intent of such efforts. 

The Three Cs

03/14/2018

Rich Marinucci looks at strategies for incident safety officers to avoid the three Cs. 

Using a Risk Management Approach to Reduce Firefighter Injuries

12/12/2017

Recently, a team of researchers set out to see how a risk management approach might be successfully implemented by firefighters.

Virginia Significant Injury Report

05/25/2017

Details from Loudoun County fire that injured seven firefighters, six significantly. 

Fire Editor 360: PPE and Excuses

03/20/2017

An interesting video find that will surely find its way into your social media feeds one way or another.

Report: Critical Health and Safety Issues in the Volunteer Fire Service

Report: Critical Health and Safety Issues in the Volunteer Fire Service

12/14/2016

USFA and NVFC highlight issues related to health and safety

Firefighter Fatalities

09/01/2016

An examination of the latest information from the NFPA regarding on-duty firefighter fatalities.

Transforming Your Health!

09/01/2016 Jordan Ponder looks at ways to transform your health.

Air Management

08/01/2016 After learning more about the philosophy and reasons behind air management, one department felt obligated to push for change.

Should You Stay Home?

07/01/2016 Nicola Davies looks at how people who go to work when they should be at home can have a negative impact in the workplace.

Disrupted Sleep and Safety on Scene

06/01/2016 Nicola Davies looks at the impact that shift work has on firefighter health and safety and provides strategies for overcoming those risks.

Making an Impact

06/01/2016 Erich Roden speaks to Commissioner Joe Finn about the numerous changes being made to the Boston Fire Department.

Upstream and Downstream Threats

05/01/2016 Spring brings with it thawing and potential flooding. It is a dangerous time for some public safety dive teams that have experienced months of downtime with very little exposure to open water operations.

Managing Stress

05/01/2016 Nicola Davies provides a number of stress management techniques that firefighters can use to keep stress from overwhelming them.

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