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Fatality Assessment & Control Evaluation Program

Fire Fighter Fatality Investigation & Prevention Program (FFFIPP)

A firefighter carries a hose in the parking lot of a residential building amid heavy smoke.Nearly 33,000 firefighters protect Californians and their property from fire, the most of any state. The NIOSH Fire Fighter Fatality Investigation and Prevention Program (FFFIPP) investigates firefighter line-of-duty fatalities to address occupational hazards and prevent future deaths and injuries. OHB investigated fatalities primarily ​ in California and the Western U.S.​​​​​

Educational Resources

California-Investigated Firefighter Fatality Report​​s​​

NIOSH Firefighter Fatality Investigations

Additional Resources

International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC)

IAFC Safety, Health & Survival Section

International Association of Firefighters (IAFF)

National Fallen Firefighter Foundation

National Fire Fighter Near-Miss Reporting System

National Firefighter Registry

​​​National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)

U.S. Fire Administration (USFA/FEMA)

USFA Annual Report on Firefighter Fatalities​

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