FIRE FIGHTER FATALITY INVESTIGATION AND PREVENTION PROGRAM
Each year an average of 100 fire fighters die in the line of duty. To address this continuing national occupational fatality problem, NIOSH conducts independent investigations of fire fighter line of duty deaths. This web page provides access to NIOSH investigation reports and other fire fighter safety resources.
Ebola Interim Guidance for EMS and 9-1-1 Call Takers
CDC has released Interim Guidance for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Systems and 9-1-1 Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs) for Management of Patients with Known or Suspected Ebola Virus Disease in the United States along with a response preparedness checklist for EMS personnel. Additional information is available at the CDC/NIOSH Ebola website.
Reminder – Public Docket Number NIOSH 063-C will remain open to receive public comments on the NIOSH Fire Fighter Fatality Investigation and Prevention Program until 11:59 PM on October 20, 2014. View the Federal Register Notice announcement. You may submit written comments on the regulations.gov FFFIPP docket page. A summary of the 2014 Public Meeting Webinar will be posted soon.
Video summary of FFFIPP Program recorded live by Fire Department Network News TV (FDNNTV) at the 50th IAFF Fire Fighter Convention in San Diego, CA on August 23, 2010.
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