Accession Number:

AD0606727

Title:

FIRE DEPARTMENT ACCIDENT ANALYSIS WATER TESTING, AND FIREFIGHTER SAFETY: A TRILOGY.

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Corporate Author:

FEDERAL FIRE COUNCIL WASHINGTON D C

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Report Date:

1962-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

47.0

Abstract:

Injuries suffered by firemen are presented and analyzed. The organization and planning for the care of injured firemen is outlined from the time of injury to his return to duty. Certain conditions specific to fire-fighting are discussed with special reference to prevention and treatment. Included are injuries while sliding poles, auto accidents going to fires, collapses of buildings, chest injuries, explosions, back injuries, chemical trauma, exhaustion, pneumonic cardiac effects and exposure to ionizing radiation.

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Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE