|Document ID (ISN)||104537|
|Convention or series no.
||DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No.2005-132
||NIOSH Alert - Preventing injuries and deaths of fire fighters due to truss system failures
||Publications Dissemination, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45226-1998, USA, May 2005. 25p. Illus. 35ref
||http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/2005-132/pdfs/2005-132.pdf [in English]
||This safety guide outlines different types of truss construction methods and describes cases involving injuries to fire fighters operating at fires involving truss roof and floor systems. Makes recommendations for fire departments, fire fighters, building owners and managers to minimize the risks of injury and death.
||fire fighting; USA; collapse; buildings; fire services
||fire behaviour; safety guides; safe working methods; fatalities
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||USA|
||Fire and explosions
|Broad subject area(s)
||Fires, explosions and major hazards
||Fire fighting, police, prisons and the armed forces