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Fire fighter fatality/injury reports and other related publications.
Morgantown, WV: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2002-136, 2002 Apr; :CD-ROM
An electronic collection of the NIOSH Fire Fatality Investigations. The Fire Fighter Fatality Investigation and Prevention Program is conducted by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). The purpose of the program is to determine factors that cause or contribute to fire fighter deaths suffered in the line of duty. Identification of causal and contributing factors enable researchers and safety specialists to develop strategies for preventing future similar incidents. The program does not seek to determine fault or place blame on fire departments or individual fire fighters.
Fire-fighters; Fire-fighting; Fire-fighting-equipment; Emergency-responders; Accident-prevention; Traumatic-injuries; Injury-prevention; Injuries
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DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2002-136
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
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