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Phase II of Line of Duty Death and Injury Reduction Study Completed

Phases I and II of this study, done through Oklahoma State University, International Fire Service Training Association and Fire Protection Publications and funded by the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation and the Public Entity Risk Institute, looks to establish “best practices” and an Organizational Safety Culture (OSC) for the American Fire Service in order to reduce line-of-duty deaths and injuries.

Firefighter Health, Safety and Survival Online Database Launched

The Firefighter Life Safety Initiatives Program is pleased to announce the launch of the Life Safety Initiatives Research Database. For the first time, anyone interested in researching firefighter safety & survival (and other allied fields) will have a comprehensive on-line database as a resource.

New Jersey Firefighter Life Safety Initiatives Program to Hold Showing of Critically-Acclaimed Documentary

The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation®, the Five Mile Beach Volunteer Firemen’s Association, and the Everyone Goes Home® Firefighter Life Safety Initiatives Program and New Jersey Society of Fire Service Instructors today announced it would hold a community showing of the critically acclaimed documentary, “Into the Fire.” The film, as seen on The History Channel®, is an inspiring and educational journey that takes viewers inside the lives of America’s firefighters.

Time to Stand Up and Be Accounted For

The article titled “Fire Loss in the United States During 2005” published in the September 2006 issue of the NFPA Journal, stated “with home fire deaths still accounting for 3,030 fire deaths or 82% of all civilian deaths, fire safety initiatives targeted at the home remain the key to any reductions in the overall fire death toll.