LODD’s don’t only happen in the larger occupancies. Today’s NIOSH report shows they can occur in something as small as a 12′ wide mobile home! Stay focused on doing it right – every time! Jan 11, 2001 Volunteer fire fighter (lieutenant) killed and one fire fighter injured during mobile home fire – Pennsylvania.
Jan 10, 2011 Lieutenant suffers a stroke following training and dies – New York. Jan 10, 2002 Civilian jumps from fourth-story window of burning apartment building and strikes career fire fighter – Michigan. Jan 10, 1999 Floor collapse claims the life of one fire fighter and injures two – California.
Today is a rough day for LODD’s! As Sgt. Esterhaus said on “Hill Street Blues”…”Let’s be careful out there!”. Jan 09, 2012 Fire fighter suffers fatal heart attack while performing driver/operator duties at a motor vehicle crash – South Carolina. Jan 09, 2008 Fire apparatus driver operator experiences chest pain while exercising at fire station […]
Jan 08, 2013 Airport fire fighter suffers sudden cardiac death while performing airport runway check – Alabama. Jan 08, 2012 Career captain injured in aerial ladder collapse – Pennsylvania.
Jan 07, 2011 Fire apparatus operator suffers fatal heart attack during annual fire department medical evaluation – Missouri. Jan 07, 2005 Fire equipment operator suffers a heart attack at the scene of a medical call and dies in the hospital thirteen days later – South Carolina.
Two of today’s four NIOSH reports involve aerial apparatus. When is the last time you did a review of aerial apparatus safety? Jan 06, 2018 Career lieutenant killed in building collapse while fighting row house fire-Pennsylvania. Jan 06, 2012 Career fire fighter dies after falling from aerial ladder during training – Florida. Jan 06, 2008 […]
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Jan 04, 2012 Wildland fire fighter trainee suffers sudden cardiac death during physical fitness exercise – California. Jan 04, 2001 Fire fighter suffers a heart attack and dies while exercising in firehouse – New York.
Another day without published NIOSH LODD reports but several can be found at Firefighterclosecalls.com’s History page.
Jan 02, 2016 Trainee suffers heart attack during fire fighter training and dies – Michigan. Jan 02, 2009 Career fire fighter dies when backed over while spotting an apparatus – New Jersey.