Counterfeit Firefighting Foam - Underwriter’s Laboratory (UL) has sent out a notice about a firefighting foam concentrate that is not UL certified. It is manufactured by Zener Chemical. The entire notice can be viewed here.
SCBA face piece lenses may undergo thermal degradation when exposed to intense heat. See NFPA Notice.
NFPA 704 Diamond and OSHA GHS Labels - Comparison Quick Reference Guide.
Responder Safety @ Highway Incidents
Extrication Tips Involving High Tension Roadway Safety Cables
Traffic Control Safety Checklist
Traffic Incident Management/Recommended Operational Guidelines
Emergency Vehicle Operations
Legal Considerations Emergency Vehicle Operations (State Patrol)
Ever wonder what constitutes and emergency vehicle? Here is what Minnesota law has to say.
Alternative Fuels/Hybrid Vehicle Response Information
E85 Fuel Emergency Response Procedure
E85 Fuel Emergency Response Procedure (USDOT)
Ethanol Emergency Response
Emergency Response Guide - "Approaching Alternative Fuel Vehicle Crashes"
Fuel Cell/Hydrogen Fueled Vehicle Safety
Chemical Safety Board
Firefighternearmiss.com will help the fire service track the close calls—incidents that did not lead to serious injury or death—and learn from these human errors to increase its overall ability to protect firefighters and the communities they serve. Firefighters who experience a near-miss event fill out a quick, user-friendly report that is de-identified and posted so firefighters in other departments can learn from the experiences. All reports are voluntary, non-punitive and confidential
NIOSH Firefighter Fatality Investigation and Prevention Program
This site contains information about the National Institute for Occupational Health and Safety's Firefighter Fatality Prevention Program, including the following items which may be accessed separately by clicking the underlined document.
Fire Suppression Systems
Ford Police Cruiser Fire Suppression Systems
Other Safety Alerts
Canned Air Hazard
EPA Chemical Safety Alert - Use Multiple Data Sources for Safer Emergency Response
Fiberglass Composite 20 lb. Propane Cylinders
Traffic Incident Management - Recommended Operational Guidelines
Rear Window Glass Hazard Identified
Reinforced Drywall Alert
Safety Notice for Scott AIR-PAK HUD Displays
Secondary Device Warning
US DOT Fiberglass Cylinder Safety Advisory
MN OSHA requirement mandates High Visibility Garments, Class 2 at a Minimum
US Fire Administration
2010 Firefighter Fatalities Report
Firefighter Fatalities - Annual Reports
Traffic Incident Management Systems
Emergency Incident Rehabilitation Manual
Emergency Vehicle Safety
Health and Wellness Guideline for the Volunteer Fire and Emergency Services