Volunteer Fire Fighter Dies in Tanker Crash En Route to Grass Fire - The N.I.O.S.H. Report

This National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) report describes an accident involving a volunteer fire fighter who died when the tanker he was driving to a grass fire crashed in a semi-rural part of Indiana. The report offers a detailed description of the victim's fire department, training and experience; the equipment and personnel involved; the crash investigation; and contributing factors to the crash. The report offers seven recommendations to prevent similar accidents and outcomes, based on the findings of the investigation.


  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Figures; Photos; References;
  • Pagination: pp 23-28
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01644672
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 29 2017 10:09AM