141 Draft NIOSH Alert: "Preventing Deaths and Injuries of Fire Fighters When Fighting Fires in Unoccupied Structures"

2008
NIOSH Docket Number 141

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) is conducting a public review of the NIOSH draft document entitled NIOSH Alert: Preventing Deaths and Injuries of Fire Fighters When Fighting Fires in Unoccupied Structures, NIOSH Docket Number NIOSH-141. This document has been determined by NIOSH to be a Significant Guidance document, in accordance with the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) guidelines under the Federal Data Quality Act of 2000 (Public Law 106-554, Section 1(a)(3)[515]). The overall goal of the review is to enhance the quality and credibility of Agency recommendations by ensuring that the scientific and technical work underlying these recommendations receives appropriate public review. This guidance document does not have the force and effect of law.

Background Information

Final document:  NIOSH Alert: Preventing Deaths and Injuries of Fire Fighters using Risk Management Principles at Structure Fires pdf icon[PDF – 2M]

FR Notice Final:  Notice of issuance of final publication – FR Noticepdf iconexternal icon

Notice of draft document available for public comment; 73 FR 78365; 12/22/08pdf icon [PDF – 1,420 KB]

Draft NIOSH Alert, “Preventing deaths and injuries of fire fighters when fighting fires in unoccupied structures,” February 2009.pdf icon [PDF – 8,590 KB]

Review Comments

Summary of Changes to the Alert Table – 7/7/10pdf icon [PDF – 1,506 KB]

Submissions from the Public in Order of Receipt

Submission to the docket from private person – 12/23/08pdf icon [PDF – 323 KB]

Submission to the docket from private person – 12/23/08pdf icon [PDF – 405 KB]

Submission to the docket from Walsh – 12/23/08pdf icon [PDF – 998 KB]

Submission to the docket from O’Melia (C-O-MM Fire and Rescue) – 12/27/08pdf icon [PDF – 189 KB]

Submission to the docket from Mignone (Village of Scarsdale) – 1/6/09pdf icon [PDF – 668 KB]

Submission to the docket from Campbell (Rhinebeck Fire Department) – 1/7/09pdf icon [PDF – 715 KB]

Submission to the docket from LaMacchia (Buffalo Fire Department) – 1/8/09pdf icon [PDF – 362 KB]

Submission to the docket from Luna (City of Rochester) – 1/22/09pdf icon [PDF – 937 KB]

Submission to the docket from McGinnis (Columbus Fire Department, Local 67) – 2/4/09pdf icon [PDF – 273 KB]

Submission to the docket from Connell (City of Columbus/Division of Fire) – 2/4/09pdf icon [PDF – 199 KB]

Submission to the docket from Young (Upper Arlington Fire Division) – 2/4/09pdf icon [PDF – 376 KB]

Submission to the docket from Barton – 2/4/09pdf icon [PDF – 116 KB]

Submission to the docket from Adams (Columbus Fire) – 2/4/09pdf icon [PDF – 108 KB]

Submission to the docket from Hennosy (Columbus Ohio Division of Fire) – 2/5/09pdf icon [PDF – 114 KB]

Submission to the docket from Eblin (Columbus Ohio Division of Fire) – 2/5/09pdf icon [PDF – 129 KB]

Submission to the docket from Moore (Upper Arlington Fire Division) – 2/5/09pdf icon [PDF – 342 KB]

Submission to the docket from Roggenkamp (Columbus Ohio Division of Fire) – 2/5/09pdf icon [PDF – 258 KB]

Submission to the docket from private person – 2/5/09pdf icon [PDF – 298 KB]

Submission to the docket from Bonner (Philadelphia Fire Department) – 2/5/09pdf icon [PDF – 363 KB]

Submission to the docket from Nicodemus (Columbus Ohio Division of Fire) – 2/5/09pdf icon [PDF – 195 KB]

Submission to the docket from Wood (Columbus Division of Fire) – 2/5/09pdf icon [PDF – 180 KB]

Submission to the docket from Whiting (Columbus Division of Fire) – 2/7/09pdf icon [PDF – 277 KB]

Submission to the docket from Morrison (Harrison Twp Fire) – 2/7/09pdf icon [PDF – 250 KB]

Submission to the docket from Sundberg (Columbus Division of Fire) – 2/9/09pdf icon [PDF – 109 KB]

Submission to the docket from Mahoney (Baytown Fire Department) – 2/10/09pdf icon [PDF – 840 KB]

Submission to the docket from Moore – 2/11/09pdf icon [PDF – 198 KB]

Submission to the docket from Blangsted (CAL FIRE) – 2/11/09pdf icon [PDF – 225 KB]

Submission to the docket from Williamson (Orlando Fire Department) – 2/11/09pdf icon [PDF – 217 KB]

Submission to the docket from Reardon (Fire Instructor/Consultant) – 2/11/09pdf icon [PDF – 306 KB]

Submission to the docket from Malo (Florida State Fire College) – 2/11/09pdf icon [PDF – 179 KB]

Submission to the docket from Cottrell (Syracuse Fire Department) – 2/11/09pdf icon [PDF – 160 KB]

Submission to the docket from Holzwarth (East Grand Fire District #4) – 2/11/09pdf icon [PDF – 184 KB]

Submission to the docket from Bifano (Warren Fire Department) – 2/12/09pdf icon [PDF – 453 KB]

Submission to the docket from Bifano (Warren Fire Department) – 2/12/09pdf icon [PDF – 244 KB]

Submission to the docket from Irving (HRM Fire and Emergency) – 2/12/09pdf icon [PDF – 164 KB]

Submission to the docket from Kassel (Washougal Fire Department) – 2/12/09pdf icon [PDF – 227 KB]

Submission to the docket from Ross (Columbus, OH Division of Fire) – 2/12/09pdf icon [PDF – 217 KB]

Submission to the docket from Salka (FDNY) – 2/13/09pdf icon [PDF – 872 KB]

Submission to the docket from Wheeler (Park Forest Fire Department) – 2/13/09pdf icon [PDF – 163 KB]

Submission to the docket from McDermott (Morris County Prosecutor’s Office) – 2/13/09pdf icon [PDF – 163 KB]

Submission to the docket from Spinelli (Hartsdale Fire District) – 2/14/09pdf icon [PDF – 984 KB]

Submission to the docket from Carnegie (Seattle Fire Department, Retired) – 2/20/09pdf icon [PDF – 1,110 KB]

Submission to the docket from Bossert (Lexington Fire Department) – 2/21/09pdf icon [PDF – 313 KB]

Submission to the docket from Pellegrin (New Brighton Department of Public Safety) – 2/21/09pdf icon [PDF – 260 KB]

Submission to the docket from private person – 2/24/09pdf icon [PDF – 17 KB]

Submission to the docket from Lowery (Chillicothe Fire Department) – 2/24/09pdf icon [PDF – 51 KB]

Submission to the docket from Hartin (Gresham Fire & Emergency Services) – 2/27/09pdf icon [PDF – 33 KB]

Submission to the docket from Fannon (Veterans Administration) – 3/2/09pdf icon [PDF – 40 KB]

Submission to the docket from Bennett (Clovis Fire Department) – 3/2/09pdf icon [PDF – 1,390 KB]

Submission to the docket from Grorud (International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC)) – 3/3/09pdf icon [PDF – 296 KB]

Submission to the docket from Butler (South Montgomery County Fire Department) – 3/4/09pdf icon [PDF – 35 KB]

Submission to the docket from Partridge (Massachusetts Department of Fire Services) – 3/5/09pdf icon [PDF – 80 KB]

Submission to the docket from Zimmerman (Westhampton Fire Department) – 3/5/09pdf icon [PDF – 69 KB]

Submission to the docket from Zimmerman (Westhampton Fire Department) – 3/5/09pdf icon [PDF – 489 KB]

Submission to the docket from Boyd – 3/5/09pdf icon [PDF – 35 KB]

Submission to the docket from Almqvist (CREATEC Consulting LLC) – 3/6/09pdf icon [PDF – 75 KB]

Submission to the docket from Bailey (Aurora Volunteer Fire Department) – 3/8/09pdf icon [PDF – 25 KB]

Submission to the docket from Malek – 3/9/09pdf icon [PDF – 186 KB]

Submission to the docket from Carey (Firehouse.com, Officer.com, EMS Responder.com) – 3/9/09pdf icon [PDF – 253 KB]

Submission to the docket from Kreis (Phoenix Fire Department) – 3/9/09pdf icon [PDF – 1,210 KB]

Submission to the docket from Nalley (Genoa Fire Department) – 3/11/09pdf icon [PDF – 19 KB]

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