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.
2015 International Fire/EMS Safety and Health Week
NIOSH is pleased to support the National Volunteer Fire Council and the International Association of Fire Chiefs in promoting the 2015 International Fire/EMS Safety and Health Week, June 14-20, 2015. This year’s theme is Creating a Culture of Safety.
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.
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