Safety - Near Miss

Holiday Meal Preparation Results in BLEVE Situation

National Near Miss News - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 22:39
EVENT NARRATIVE Event Description On Thanksgiving Day, the firefighters were preparing the Thanksgiving meal with their families in the firehouse. During the meal preparation, an ...
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NEAR MISS REPORT OF THE WEEK: 6 DECEMBER 2017

National Near Miss News - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 15:29
SUMMARY Fatigue and an extended deployment takes a toll on a sleepy apparatus driver. EVENT DESCRIPTION An engine crew, deployed to a large brush fire, worked the initial ...
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NEAR MISS REPORT OF THE WEEK: 29 NOVEMBER 2017

National Near Miss News - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 14:49
SUMMARY We all strive to make our fire and EMS training classes as realistic as possible. Sometimes they can become a little too real. As we see in this week’s report, sometimes the most ...
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NEAR MISS REPORT OF THE WEEK: 22 NOVEMBER 2017

National Near Miss News - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 10:36
SUMMARY HVAC units and other roof mounted building systems are heavy and can cooperate with gravity to present a big risk on the fireground. Knowing your buildings can keep you aware of this ...
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Flashover Inhibits Attack of Single Family Dwelling

National Near Miss News - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 22:59
EVENT NARRATIVE What was the initial size-up? Single-story residential structure, 25% involved, with working fire showing on arrival.   Event Description The ...
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Air Conditioner Falls from Window Striking Firefighter

National Near Miss News - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 23:03
EVENT NARRATIVE What was the initial size-up? A multiple story commercial structure with brick and metal siding constructed exterior walls. The daylight basement had an attached shop ...
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Near Miss Report of the Week: 15 November 2017

National Near Miss News - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 19:51
SUMMARY A mutual-aid department responded to a working structure fire. Accountability procedures for the two departments were different and they hadn’t trained together. This led to problems ...
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