NIOSH has released a report of findings from its national survey of U.S. fire departments. The goal of the study was to evaluate the impact of the NIOSH Fire Fighter Fatality Investigation and Prevention Program (FFFIPP) by engaging fire departments and frontline fire fighters across the U.S., in measuring the effects of NIOSH's investigation reports, recommendations and other documents on the knowledge, behavior, attitudes and safety practices of fire departments and fire fighters.
The results of the survey are provided in three separate documents:
|Fire Fighter Fatality Investigation and Prevention Program Evaluation: Executive Summary, includes a brief overview of the study with a summary of the findings and recommendations.
(59KB; 9 pgs)
|Fire Fighter Fatality Investigation and Prevention Program (FFFIPP): Findings from a National Evaluation is a detailed report which describes the study methodology, results, findings and recommendations.
||eval summary .pdf
(928KB; 80 pgs)
|Fire Fighter Fatality Investigation and Prevention Program Evaluation: Appendices, includes the survey instrument, analysis tables, additional analysis extrapolated from the fire department to the firefighter, non-response bias analysis and focus group materials.
(26,765KB; 607 pgs)
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