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SSFG 1
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  1. NFPA Annual 1991 Death Statistics
    • 1. Stress
    • 2. Responding, returning to alarms
    • 3. Falls, falling objects in contact with
    • 4. products of combustion
    • 5. Collapse
  2. If a ff is not killed but instead is seriously injured, it will be due to:
    • 1.laceration
    • 2. deep puncture wound which cuts an artery or tendon or nerve
    • 3. a torn back or ankle requiring immobilization
    • 4. uncinsciousness from smoke/toxic fumes
    • 5. 3rd degree burn
    • 6. blinding injury.
  3. NFPA Annual injury stats 1991
    • 1. Strains and sprains
    • 2. Wounds, cuts, bruises
    • 3. Smoke or gas inhalation
    • 4. Burns
    • 5. Eye Injuries or other
  4. Since WWII what attitude has changed regarding FFs?
    Risk of Death and Injury is what they were paid for.

    &

    Property was considered more important than FFs
  5. Priorities of Firefighting
    • 1. Life
    • 2. Containment of fire
    • 3. Property protection
  6. FF tactics were identified by studying and analyzing
    USFA records of FF fatalities in 1985 pamlet; IAFF

    Death & Injury Annual Report in International FF June/July 1990

    NFPA US FF annuall death report & injury report in Fire Command June/Nov 1991
  7. 15 dangerous FF Tactics
    • 1. Collapse Rescue Ops
    • 2. Responding and returning
    • 3. Search for fire
    • 4. Advancing an attack hose line
    • 5. Operating on a peaked roof
    • 6. Operating above a fire
    • 7. Cellar fires
    • 8. Propane gas fire
    • 9. Wild fires
    • 10. Aerial ladder Operations
    • 11. Forcible entry
    • 12. Master Stream operations
    • 13. Outside venting
    • 14. Fire Escape operations
    • 15. Overhauling

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