TITLE

Situational Awareness Low in Attic Fires

AUTHOR(S)
Trippett, John
PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
Fire Chief;Sep2007, Vol. 51 Issue 9, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the National Firefighter Near-Miss Reporting System has received 65 near-miss accounts related to attic fires. According to the reporting system, the most frequently cited contributing factor in the reports is situational awareness and followed by decision-making. Meanwhile, the data shows that greater emphasis on scene assessment and risk recognition are needed, as well as the complete communication with relevant messages contributes information.
ACCESSION #
26800071

 

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