Safety - Near Miss

Near Miss Report of the Week: 16 August 2017

National Near Miss News - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 19:50
SUMMARY Back to school days! It’s an exciting time for kids and can be a very busy time for firefighters. Time for school inspections, public-safety demonstrations and visits to the fire ...
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Ground Monitor Dislodges During Training

National Near Miss News - Mon, 08/14/2017 - 22:54
EVENT NARRATIVE Event Description The event occurred during a remote master stream exercise. Firefighter A placed the monitor onto the base and was confident that it was secured ...
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Floor Collapse at a Structure Fire

National Near Miss News - Mon, 08/14/2017 - 22:28
EVENT NARRATIVE What was the initial size-up? We arrived to find a single residential structure with smoke showing from the basement crawl space. ...
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Near Miss Report of the Week: 9 August 2017

National Near Miss News - Wed, 08/09/2017 - 14:58
SUMMARY Liquid CO2 systems are becoming more prevalent in restaurants across the country. These systems are usually very safe but can potentially represent an emerging hazard on seemingly ...
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Vehicle Collision While Backing Apparatus

National Near Miss News - Mon, 08/07/2017 - 22:55
EVENT NARRATIVE What was the initial size-up? I was executing a roadway maneuver with restrictions due to parked vehicles.   Event Description When preparing ...
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Ground Monitor Dislodges During Training

National Near Miss News - Mon, 08/07/2017 - 22:08
EVENT NARRATIVE Event Description The event occurred during a remote master stream exercise. Firefighter A placed the monitor onto the base and was confident that it was secured ...
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Near Miss Report of the Week: 2 August 2017

National Near Miss News - Wed, 08/02/2017 - 19:04
SUMMARY A firefighter made entry into a burning structure but hadn’t ensured that his SCBA was fully functioning and all components were donned properly. When he made entry, he inhaled ...
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Near Miss Report of the Week: 26 July 2017

National Near Miss News - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 15:32
SUMMARY With summer in full swing and record-setting hot temperatures everywhere, it’s important to maintain acute situational awareness for the establishment of the rehabilitation group on ...
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Chainsaw Cut Through Turnout Pants

National Near Miss News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 23:29
EVENT NARRATIVE What was the initial size-up? Roof ventilation training   Event Description The event occurred during a low-pitch ventilation exercise. Firefighter A ...
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