Death in the Line of Duty

NIOSH Firefighter Fatality Investigation and Prevention Program continues to present its investigations of firefighter line-of-duty deaths.


Editor’s note: The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Firefighter Fatality Investigation and Prevention Program conducts investigations of firefighter line-of-duty deaths to formulate recommendations for preventing future deaths and injuries. The program does...


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Fire departments should develop and enforce standard operating procedures (SOPs ) for seatbelt usage, intersection practices and response to mutual/automatic aid incidents.


FOR FURTHER INFORMATION
If you have any questions regarding the NIOSH Firefighter Fatality Investigation and Prevention Program, please contact:

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Division of Safety Research Surveillance and Field Investigations Branch
1095 Willowdale Road, M/SH-1808
Morgantown, WV 26505-2888
Telephone: 304-285-5916
Fax: 304-285-5774