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Preventing Death and Injuries of Firefighters Operating Modified Excess/Surplus Vehicles


December 2010
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 2011-125
cover of 2011-125

Fire fighters may be at risk for crash-related injuries while operating excess and other surplus vehicles that have been modified for fire service use. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has summarized recommendations to prevent injuries and deaths while operating these vehicles.