Safety - Near Miss

NEAR MISS REPORT OF THE WEEK: 18 JUNE 2018

National Near Miss News - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 11:56
SUMMARY This week is the annual Safety Stand Down Week , sponsored by the IAFC’s Safety, Health and Survival Section and the National Volunteer Fire Council. This year's theme is to ...
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Circular Saw Blade Comes Off Tool

National Near Miss News - Sun, 06/17/2018 - 23:27
EVENT NARRATIVE What was the initial size-up? Daily maintenance was being performed.                                Event Description When performing daily ...
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NEAR MISS REPORT OF THE WEEK: 13 JUNE 2018

National Near Miss News - Wed, 06/13/2018 - 09:07
SUMMARY This week, ROTW highlights current trends in public safety: ambushes, explosions and active-shooter events. In this report, first responders thought they were responding to a gunshot ...
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NEAR MISS REPORT OF THE WEEK: 6 JUNE 2018

National Near Miss News - Wed, 06/06/2018 - 11:13
SUMMARY We’ve all heard coworkers with many years of service tell stories around the kitchen table about an incident that happened years ago. These stories often have a lesson, and this method ...
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Prusik Fails During Training

National Near Miss News - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 14:05
EVENT NARRATIVE Event Description An experienced lieutenant was taking part in training exercises designed to increase firefighter safety and survivability. During an evolution where ...
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Prussic Fails During Training

National Near Miss News - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 14:05
EVENT NARRATIVE Event Description An experienced lieutenant was taking part in training exercises designed to increase firefighter safety and survivability. During an evolution where ...
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Stair Collapse During Basement Fire Attack

National Near Miss News - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 12:44
EVENT NARRATIVE Initial Size Up Fire at the end of the group townhouse (2 stories in the front/ 3 in the rear). The fire was showing with the entire c-side involved. Event Summary ...
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NEAR MISS REPORT OF THE WEEK: 30 MAY 2018

National Near Miss News - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 09:07
SUMMARY Fire crews responded to a house fire in a known vacant structure. The unknown elements from this fire lay in wait when crews entered for overhaul. EVENT DESCRIPTION ...
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Roof Ventilation Drops Ceiling Onto Interior Crews

National Near Miss News - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 00:00
EVENT NARRATIVE What was the initial size-up? Structure fire.   Event Description While working on overhaul in a stairwell, two firefighters received minor injuries when ...
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Fall During Rope Training

National Near Miss News - Sat, 05/26/2018 - 00:39
EVENT NARRATIVE Event Description During rope rescue training, we were practicing with our new Multi-Purpose Device (MPD) from CMC. The concept of the device replaced an older system ...
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Training Prop Failure Leads To Fire

National Near Miss News - Fri, 05/25/2018 - 08:49
EVENT NARRATIVE Event Description While setting up a portable propane fired vehicle fire prop, the burner box and controls failed causing the uncontrolled release of a large amount ...
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NEAR MISS REPORT OF THE WEEK: 23 MAY 2018

National Near Miss News - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 17:17
SUMMARY Our PPE ensembles have become more and more capable of protecting us. Our PPE still has limits, and the SCBA facepiece has been and will likely continue to be our weakest link. Make ...
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O-ring failure on SCBA

National Near Miss News - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 06:02
EVENT NARRATIVE What was the initial size-up?   Two story, single family, smoke showing from side "Charlie".   Event Description We responded to a basement ...
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