Study Lists LODD Preventions

February 2008
Fire Chief;Feb2008, Vol. 52 Issue 2, p8
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The article reports on the completion of Oklahoma State University's research on reducing the line-of-duty deaths (LODD) and injuries of fire fighters. The study, which was funded by the Firefighter Life-Safety Initiatives Program of the U.S. National Fallen Firefighters Foundation, aims to produce a list of best practices that could minimize LODD cases and injuries. The research showed that strategic policy and leadership are important factors that could make a difference in death prevention.


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