NIOSH Reports on Collapse, Traffic Deaths

August 2004
Fire Chief;Aug2004, Vol. 48 Issue 8, p16
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Reports on the recommendations from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health to prevent firefighter's death in the U.S. Pre-incident planning and inspections to facilitate safe fireground strategy; Implementation of standard operating procedures addressing incident command duties and mutual aid departments; Risk-versus-gain analysis prior to committing firefighters to the interior.


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