March 21, 2023

The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today. – H. Jackson Brown, Jr. LODD’s: No NIOSH reports of LODD’s today. But has several reports dating back to 1881 on their History Page.

March 20, 2023

One of today’s NIOSH reports involves a firefighter being struck by a motor vehicle while working on an interstate highway. has free training resources to help keep crews safe when working around traffic. LODD’s: F2019-14 Mar 20, 2019 46-year-old airport firefighter suffers fatal heart attack responding to call – Pennsylvania. F2002-13 Mar 20, 2002 […]

March 18, 2023

Continuous effort – not strength or intelligence – is the key to unlocking our potential. – Winston Churchill LODD’s: F2003-13 Mar 18, 2003 Volunteer fire fighter killed while walking across an Interstate highway responding to a motor vehicle incident – Texas. F2001-15 Mar 18, 2001 Residential fire claims the lives of two volunteer fire fighters […]

March 17, 2023

Don’t let your guard down! Two of today’s LODD’s occurred during overhaul. And, remember to look for trains in both directions when crossing multiple railroad tracks! That train that just passed has your view blocked! LODD’s: F2018-02 Mar 17, 2017 54-Year-old firefighter suffers carbon monoxide toxicity and cardiac event during overhaul – Massachusetts. F2008-18 Mar […]

March 16, 2023

Any man’s life will be filled with constant and unexpected encouragement if he makes up his mind to do his level best each day. – Booker T. Washington LODD’s: F2005-32 Mar 16, 2005 Sergeant suffers sudden cardiac death during training – Kentucky. 99-F17 Mar 16, 1999 Fire fighter has unwitnessed sudden cardiac death at fire […]

March 13, 2023

Outstanding leaders go out of their way to boost the self-esteem of their personnel. If people believe in themselves, it’s amazing what they can accomplish. – Sam Walton LODD’s: Today’s report from Pennsylvania shows the importance of not letting your guard down until after you shower back at the station! F2010-09 Mar 13, 2010 Volunteer […]

March 12, 2023

Associate yourself with people of good quality, for it is better to be alone than in bad company. – Booker T. Washington LODD’s: F2021-08 Mar 12, 2021 Career probationary firefighter dies during SCBA confidence training at fire academy – New York. PDF F2018-05 Mar 12, 2018 44-Year-old female firefighter suffers sudden cardiac arrest at station […]