NIOSH's FIRST RESPONDER PROGRAMS
- NIOSH Takes Comments on Safety. // Fire Chief;Jan2009, Vol. 53 Issue 1, p24
The article reports on the effort of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) to conduct a public review of the draft document on preventing deaths of firefighters in the line of duty in the U.S. It notes that the 16-page document highlights the hazards and offers...
- From the Forensic Files of NIOSH. // EC&M Electrical Construction & Maintenance;Jan2007, Vol. 106 Issue 1, p10
The article recommends guidelines from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) to avoid electric installation accidents. In performing electrical work, the electrical power must be switched off if it is possible. Then install nonconductive barriers in the required...
- NIOSH PUBLISHES HAZARD ID ON TRAFFIC HAZARDS TO FIREFIGHTERS. // Professional Safety;Dec2001, Vol. 46 Issue 12, p6
Deals with the report published by the United States National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) on traffic hazards facing firefighters. Rise in the number of firefighters killed by motor vehicles from 1995-1999; NIOSH recommendations for preventing traffic hazards.
- NIOSH PUBLISHES ALERT ON TOWER CONSTRUCTION FALL PREVENTION. // Professional Safety;Oct2001, Vol. 46 Issue 10, p8
Deals with a document on tower construction fall prevention published by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. Contents of the document; Importance of preventing injuries and deaths from falls.
- The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. // EHS Today;Apr2012, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p51
The article reports that the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has published the proceedings from the International Conference on Fall Prevention and Protection, "Fast Facts for home healthcare workers" and "Skin Permeation Calculator."
- 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...
- Workers at risk. Pasternak, Ceel // HRMagazine;Jan94, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p26
Reports on a study by the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) which shows the leading causes of civilian death in the workplace. Murder; Motor vehicle crashes; Machine injuries; States where workers are most at risk; States where workers are safest.
- PROTECTING the PROTECTORS. Thiry, Maria C. // AATCC Review;Apr2005, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p8
This article discusses issues concerning protective clothing. Protective textiles serve a vital purpose in protecting the individuals. But the social and regulatory issues surrounding the development of improved protective textiles may be as complex as the technical issues. According to William...
- Report urges integrated approach for responder safety. // Fire Engineering;Aug2004, Vol. 157 Issue 8, p58
Reports on proposed integrated approach to safeguarding responders during major emergency events funded by the U.S. National Institute of Occupational Safety & Health. Protection of police, firefighters, and ambulance crews; Development of structures for integrated safety function for managing...