Aerial Warning Issued

July 2008
Fire Chief;Jul2008, Vol. 52 Issue 7, p10
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The article discusses the warning for the safeness of aerial ladders trucks issued by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) in the U.S. NIOSH recommends areial ladder trucks must lock waterways instantly to lessen possible risk for firefighters safety on being trapped on unsecured waterways or its parts. Several cases of line of duty death are presented. NIOSH reminds fire department to follow federal regulations and National Fire Protection Association standards.


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