Archive for May2012

2012 International Fire/EMS Safety & Health Week

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Have you made your plans for 2012 International Fire/EMS Safety and Health Week? This is a joint initiative of the International Association of Fire Chiefs and the National Volunteer Fire Council.

Defining Buildings and their Inherent Characteristics

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Defining Building Categories and Systems for Today’s Fireground

Fire Fighter Killed by Exterior Wall Collapse during Defensive Operations at a Commercial Structure

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NIOSH Report highlights collapse considerations during defensive operations that contributed to FF LODD

USFA Releases Civilian Fire Injuries in Residential Buildings (2008-2010) Topical Report

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Civilian Fire Injuries in Residential Buildings (2008-2010) is part of the Topical Fire Report Series. Topical reports explore facets of the U.S. fire problem as depicted through data collected in NFIRS. The Report focuses on the causes and characteristics of fire injuries in residential buildings.