Career Fire Fighter Struck and Killed While Working a Crash Scene on Ice-Covered Interstate Overpass - the NIOSH Report

This article presents the findings from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) report on an accident involving a male career fire fighter who was struck by a vehicle while working a crash scene. The accident took place on February 10, 2014. The victim was struck while working on an ice-covered overpass and fell 56 feet onto an underpass below. The article describes the fire department involved in the incident; the victim's training and experience; the crash investigation; contributing factors to the accident; and causes of death. The report offers a number of recommendations for emergency responders involved in similar incidents.

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  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Figures; Photos; References;
  • Pagination: pp 47-51
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01606626
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 16 2016 9:43AM