CDC Seeks Input on the Firefighter Fatality Investigation and Prevention Program

Wednesday, 08 June 2011

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) requests stakeholder input on the progress and future directions of the NIOSH Fire Fighter Fatality Investigation and Prevention Program (FFFIPP).

NIOSH is seeking stakeholder input on the FFFIPP to ensure that the program is meeting the needs and expectations of the U.S. fire service, and to identify ways in which the program can be improved to increase its impact on the safety and health of firefighters across the United States. NIOSH will compile and consider all comments received through the NIOSH docket and use them in making decisions on how to proceed with the FFFIPP.

DATES: Public Comment Period: Written or electronic comments must be received on or before July 29, 2011.

ADDRESSES: Written comments on the FFFIPP program and suggestions for enhancing the impact of the program and future directions should be submitted, identified by docket number NIOSH–063B, by any of the following methods:
• Mail: NIOSH Docket Office, Robert A. Taft Laboratories, MS–C34, 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45226
• Facsimile: (513) 533–8285
• E-mail:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
• Online: Using the online form available through the NIOSH docket at the following link: E-mail attachments should be formatted in Microsoft Word.

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