Firefighting is urgent and stressful work, and decisions often are made without vital information on the hazards that exist.
To better protect emergency responders in these situations, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration has revised its manual, Fire Service Features of Buildings and Fire Protection Systems. https://www.osha.gov/Publications/OSHA3256.pdf
Recently, a Denver firefighter died after falling 25 feet through a skylight. and the revised manual from OSHA addresses this and many other types of building-related hazards for emergency responders....More