- The Sheer Exhausting Nature of the Job. Chaplin, Kristine // Minnesota Fire Chief;Nov/Dec2008, Vol. 45 Issue 2, p26
The article features the first State Fire Safety Academy sponsored by the Minnesota State Fire Marshal Division held in October 2008. The two-day event provided civilians in public safety and government leadership positions with an understanding of the typical challenges faced by Minnesota's...
- When I'm sixty (four): the ageing workforce and what to do about it. Matthews, Dave // Fire;Nov2013, Vol. 107 Issue 1363, p10
The article focuses on the need for arrangements to ensure the safety of firefighters until their retirement at the age of 60 years in Great Britain. It discusses the aspects of fitness levels of firefighters by referring to activities including running out hose or using heavyweight hydraulic...
- An Incredible Event Reminds Us That "The Future Depends on Informed Leaders". Compton, Dennis // Speaking of Fire;Summer2015, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p10
The article discusses 27th Annual National Fire and Emergency Services Symposium held April 15-16, 2015 in Washington, D.C. Topics discussed include fire fighters' health and safety, grassroots advocacy and fire service leaders. Other topics such as funding for first responders and community...
- ESTUDIO COMPARATIVO DE LOS DISTINTOS DISEÃ‘OS DE CASCOS DE BOMBEROS. Fernández Sora, Alberto; Juan José de Pascual Ciria // DYNA - IngenierÃa e Industria;feb2008, Vol. 83 Issue 1, p22
The high technicality in matter about individual protection that all Fire Brigade are acquiring continually, means to investigate the designs of their protection equipment, to get a higher security and higher connection between all their different parts. This is due mainly, to the appearance of...
- NIOSH releases Fire Fighter Fatality Investigation Reports. // Fire Engineering;Sep2011, Vol. 164 Issue 9, p32
The article presents several reports issued by the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health Administration (NIOSH) as of September 2011, including the "Career Fire Fighter Dies From Fall Off Fire-Escape Ladder--Illinois."
- NIOSH releases reports on firefighter line-of-duty deaths. // Fire Engineering;Nov2011, Vol. 164 Issue 11, p24
The article reports on the release of fire safety reports from the U.S. National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) concerning line-of-duty deaths and injuries including two career firefighters in Illinois, seven career firefighters in California and a volunteer captain in Texas.
- Here's to your health. WILMOTH, JANET // Fire Chief;Sep2013, Vol. 57 Issue 9, p4
The article discusses the 25th annual Executive Fire Officer Program symposium held in Emmitsburg, Maryland. Topics include the health of firefighters and skill sets of firefighters such as willingness to experiment, innovative approaches of conflict resolution, and adaptive leadership. The...
- NIOSH alert: Request for assistance in preventing injuries and deaths of fire fighters. // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;3/24/1995, Vol. 44 Issue 11, p231
Informs about the alert `Request for Assistance in Preventing Injuries and Deaths of Fire Fighters,' published by CDC's National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). Number of deaths of fire fighters between 1970-1994; Four factors essential for protecting fire fighters from...
- NIOSH releases Firefighter Fatality reports. // Fire Engineering;Oct2012, Vol. 165 Issue 10, p36
The article looks at the release of several fire fighter fatality Investigation reports for 2011 and 2012 by the U.S. National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) which include incidents such as ceiling collapse, ladder falls, heart attack while fighting a structural fire.