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NEAR MISS REPORT OF THE WEEK: 22 JUNE 2018

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 20:15
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 ...
Categories: Safety - Near Miss

NEAR MISS REPORT OF THE WEEK: 20 JUNE 2018

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 18:32
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 ...
Categories: Safety - Near Miss

NEAR MISS REPORT OF THE WEEK: 18 JUNE 2018

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 ...
Categories: Safety - Near Miss

Circular Saw Blade Comes Off Tool

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 23:27
EVENT NARRATIVE What was the initial size-up? Daily maintenance was being performed.                                Event Description When performing daily ...
Categories: Safety - Near Miss

NEAR MISS REPORT OF THE WEEK: 13 JUNE 2018

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 ...
Categories: Safety - Near Miss

NEAR MISS REPORT OF THE WEEK: 6 JUNE 2018

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 ...
Categories: Safety - Near Miss

Prusik Fails During Training

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 ...
Categories: Safety - Near Miss

Prussic Fails During Training

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 ...
Categories: Safety - Near Miss

Stair Collapse During Basement Fire Attack

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 ...
Categories: Safety - Near Miss

NEAR MISS REPORT OF THE WEEK: 30 MAY 2018

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 ...
Categories: Safety - Near Miss

Roof Ventilation Drops Ceiling Onto Interior Crews

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 ...
Categories: Safety - Near Miss