US firefighter deaths related to training 2001 to 2010

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"U.S. Firefighter Deaths Related to Training, 2001-2010" report (PDF, 54 KB)
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Report: NFPA's "U.S. Firefighter Deaths Related to Training, 2001-2010"
Author: Rita F. Fahy
Issued: January 2012

Introduction

Training is a vital part of fire department operations, but it too often results in unnecessary deaths and injuries. Between 2001-2010, 108 firefighters died while engaged in training-related activities (11.3 percent of all on-duty firefighter deaths in those years, not including the 340 deaths at the World Trade Center in 2001).

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