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.
Spotlight: Public Meeting
NIOSH will be holding a web-based Public Meeting on Wednesday August 20, 2014 to solicit stakeholder input on the NIOSH Fire Fighter Fatality Investigation and Prevention. Visit the Federal Register website for more information and details on how to register for the meeting or contact Matt Bowyer. You may submit written comments on the regulations.gov FFFIPP docket page.
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.
Fire Fighter Fatality Investigation # F2013-26 Volunteer Fire Department Probationary Member Is Killed After the Pumper/Tanker He Was Operating Leaves the Roadway and Overturns – Alabama (added 6/25/14)
Fire Fighter Fatality Investigation # F2013-06 Forest Fire Service Fire Fighter Monitoring Prescribed Burn from Roadway is Struck and Killed When Smoke Obscures Visibility Following a Wind Shift – New Jersey (added 4/17/14)
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