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May 2018

Australian Journal of Emergency Management April 2018 Issue
Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission Radioactive Waste Characterization Infographic
Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition Canada Sprinklers Save Lives – Building More Resilient Communities
NFPA Fire Protection Research Foundation Report - Impact of Home Fire Sprinkler System Requirements in California
US Fire Administration Fire Departments: Take Action May 19 for Home Sprinkler Day
University of the Fraser Valley: Centre for Public Safety and Criminal Justice Developing a Fire Response Test Bench Based on NFID
University of the Fraser Valley: Centre for Public Safety and Criminal Justice Using Statistical and Machine Learning Approaches to Investigate the Factors Affecting Fire Incidents
University of the Fraser Valley: Centre for Public Safety and Criminal Justice Fire and Disasters Examining Fire Incidents During Major Disasters and Emergencies in Canada
University of the Fraser Valley: Centre for Public Safety and Criminal Justice The Epidemiology of Residential Fires Among Children and Youth in Canada
University of the Fraser Valley: Centre for Public Safety and Criminal Justice Home Cooking Structure Fires in Four Canadian Jurisdictions: Analyses of the National Fire Information Database, 2005 to 2014
University of the Fraser Valley: Centre for Public Safety and Criminal Justice Fire and Risk Populations in Canada: Analysis of the Canadian National Fire Information Database
University of the Fraser Valley: Centre for Public Safety and Criminal Justice Fire Risk Assessment Model for Residential Buildings Using Bow-Tie Method
University of the Fraser Valley: Centre for Public Safety and Criminal Justice The Role of Insurance in Reducing the Frequency and Severity of Fire Losses
University of the Fraser Valley: Centre for Public Safety and Criminal Justice Remote Sensing of Wildland Fire-Induced Risk – Assessment Framework

April 2018

Fire Fighting in Canada Silo Response and Safety
Fire Fighting in Canada Danger in the DNA
Injury Epidemiology Association Between Fire-Safe Cigarette Legislation and Residential Fire Deaths in the United States
Injury Epidemiology Changes in Smoke Alarm Coverage Following Two Fire Department Home Visiting Programs: What Predicts Success?
IAFC Emergency Services Road Map to Health & Wellness
Maclean’s Magazine Is Canada Prepared for a Chemical Weapons Attack Like the One in the U.K.?
NFPA Fires in Vacant Buildings
NFPA Fire Safety Challenges of Tall Wood Buildings: Phase 2: Task 4 – Engineering Methods
NFPA Fire Protection Research Foundation Report Workshop on International Wildfire Risk Reduction
NVFC New Focus Tool Helps Departments Assess Their Safety Culture
NVFC Free Course: Cancer in the Fire Service – A Growing Epidemic
New York Times San Francisco’s Big Seismic Gamble
OAFC Grandfathering to Support Implementation of Draft Fire Regulations 2018
OFMEM e-Bulletin Ontario Regulation 108/18: Amendments to the Fire Code for Inspection and Testing of Fire Department Pumper Connections for Standpipe and Hose Systems
US Department of Homeland Security Next Generation First Responder (NGFR) Apex Program
US Fire Administration Clear Boarding Creates a ‘No Ply” Zone
University of the Fraser Valley: Centre for Public Safety and Criminal Justice Illicit Drug Overdoses: First Responders on the Front Line in Surrey and Vancouver, British Columbia

March 2018

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Disaster Preparedness in Homeless Residential Organizations in Los Angeles County: Identifying Needs, Assessing Gaps
Canadian Fire Alarm Association Maintaining Integrity to the Industry, 45 Years and Counting…
Canadian Firefighter Oakville Fire Uses New Software to Maximize Home Safety Surveys
Canadian Fire Safety Association Newsletter-Winter 2018
Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission Regulatory Oversight Report on the Use of Nuclear Substances in Canada 2016
Fire Fighting in Canada Volunteer Vision: Celebrating 35 Years in the Fire Service
Fire Fighting in Canada Leadership Forum: Top 5 Ways to Ruin Your Career
Fire Fighting in Canada Taking a Second Look: Questioning Hydrant No-Stopping Zones in B.C.
Fire Fighting in Canada Mutual Aid: How 3 Departments are Working Together to Meet Community Needs
Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction Protect Your Home From Hail
National Fire Protection Association NFPA Journal March/April Issue
NIOSH Fire Fighter Fatality Investigation Summary Fire Fighter Dies of Heart Attack After Skills Training the Previous Night, New Hampshire
Office of the B.C. Auditor Managing Climate Change Risks: An Independent Audit
Paramedic Chief Winter 2018 – Defining EMS Providers’ Role in the Opioid Epidemic
Springer Open Changes in Smoke Alarm Coverage Following Two Fire Department Home Visiting Programs: What Predicts Success?
US Department of Health and Human Services Topic Collection: Social Media in Emergency Response
US Department of Health and Human Services Decision Makers Guide: Medical Planning and Response for a Nuclear Detonation
US Department of Justice Fentanyl: A Briefing Guide for First Responders
Worcester Polytechnic Institute An Analysis of Fire Incidents Involving Hoarding Households
US Fire Administration Risk Management Practices in the Fire Service
University of the Fraser Valley: Centre for Public Safety and Criminal Justice Determinants of Injury and Death in Canadian Firefighters: a Case for a National Firefighter Wellness Surveillance System

February 2018

Canadian Association of Fire Chiefs Fire Protection Policy for Indigenous Communities CAFC Remarks
Canadian Automatic Sprinkler Association CASA Notes 2018, 1st Issue
Canadian BioMass Magazine Dangers of Using CO2 to Quench Wood Pellet Silo Fires
Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission Safety First Annual Report, 2016-2017
Disaster Recovery Journal Nuclear Preparedness in Tense Times
FireRescue 1 Study Looks at Persistent Pain Experienced by Firefighters
Homeland Security Affairs Journal Volume XIV –January 2018 Issue
NFPA Canadian Fire Department Profile, 2014-2016
IAEA Nuclear Energy Series Leadership, Human Performance and Internal Communication in Nuclear Emergencies
Prehospital Emergency Care Evidence-Based Guidelines for Fatigue Risk Management in Emergency Medical Services
Science Advances Unprecedented Climate Events: Historical Changes, Aspirational Targets, and National Commitments
USFA Fire Prevention and Safety Pictographs
USFA Infogram: Needlestick Prevention During the Opioid Epidemic
University of the Fraser Valley: Centre for Public Safety and Criminal Justice Sprinkler Systems and Residential Structure Fires – Revisited: Exploring the Impact of Sprinklers for Life and Safety and Fire Spread
University of Waterloo Algorithm Identifies Vulnerable People During Natural Disasters

January 2018

Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience Australian Journal of Emergency Management – January 2018
Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) Canada 2017 Guide to Pandemic Planning
Canadian Firefighter Magazine Finding the Fire: Firefighter Overcomes Obstacles to Compete at Invictus Games
Canadian Firefighter Magazine Doing More: How the Fire Service Can Create Healthier Communities
FM Global FM Global Research Finds Novel Oxygen-Reducing Technology a Potentially Viable Fire Protection Method
Fire Fighting in Canada OAFC Midterm Meeting Round Up
Fire Fighting in Canada Well-Being: 6 Ways Firefighters Can Get Better Sleep
Journal of Military, Veteran and Family Health Prevalence and Distribution of Musculoskeletal Disorders in Firefighters are Influenced by Age and Length of Service
Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services Public Consultation on Proposed Regulations for Mandatory Training and Certification and Conducting Community Risk Assessments
Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services Public Consultation on Proposed Amendments to the Fire Code for Combustible Furniture and Firefighters’ Elevators
NFPA Journal January/February 2018 Health Care Occupancies
NFPA Report Home Structure Fires Involving Decorations
NFPA Report Smoke Detector Spacing for High Ceiling Spaces
NFPA Report Non-Destructive Assessment of Outer Shell Degradation for Firefighter Turnouts
OFMEM Provincial Nuclear Emergency Response Plan (PNERP) Master Plan 2017
OFMEM Emergency Management Exemplary Service Award
Transport Canada You’re Not Alone! Emergency Response Planning for Rail Incidents Involving Flammable Liquids
Transport Canada Feedback Form to Improve 2020 Emergency Response Guidebook
US Department of Homeland Security Snapshot: U.S. – Canada Demonstrate Communications Interoperability Among First Responders
University of the Fraser Valley: Centre for Public Safety and Criminal Justice The Right Decision: Evidence-Based Decision Making for Fire Service Professionals
University of the Fraser Valley: Centre for Public Safety and Criminal Justice Workbook - The Right Decision: Evidence-Based Decision Making for Fire Service Professionals

December 2017

BioMed Central Proceedings Recommendations for Action: A Community Meeting in Preparation for a Mass-Casualty Opioid Event in Southeastern Ontario
CBC The Nature of Things: Into the Fire – A New Weapon in Firefighting
Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission What is Radioactive Waste?
Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission DNSR Newsletter – Fall 2017
Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission Infographic: Radioactive Waste
Fire Fighting in Canada Scars vs. Scabs: The Differences Between PTSD and Other Mental Health Issues
Fire Fighting in Canada Kids and Arson: How a Canadian City Stopped Fire-Setting Youth
NFPA Home Structure Fires Involving Christmas Trees
Ontario Code News Issue 255: Amendments to Electric Vehicle Requirements in the 2012 Building Code
Ontario Code News Issue 254: Amendments to the 2012 Building Code
Ontario Code News Issue 253: Tall Wood Building Update
Ontario Code News Issue 256: Comment Period Extended – Ontario Consulting on Proposed Changes to the Building Code: Parking Structures
PLoS ONE Municipalities’ Preparedness for Weather Hazards and Response to Weather Warnings
PLoS ONE Finding the Signal in the Noise: Could Social Media Be Utilized for Early Hospital Notification of Multiple Casualty Events?
UL Firefighter Safety Research Institute Impact of Fire Attack Utilizing Interior and Exterior Streams on Firefighter Safety and Occupant Survival: Water Mapping
UL Firefighter Safety Research Institute Impact of Fire Attack Utilizing Interior and Exterior Streams on Firefighter Safety and Occupant Survival: Air Entrainment
UL Firefighter Safety Research Institute Air Entrainment by Fire Service Hose Streams
UL Firefighter Safety Research Institute Impact of Fire Attack and Exterior Streams on Firefighter Safety and Occupant Survival: Full Scale Experiments
United States Department of Homeland Security: FEMA National Incident Management System Resource Management Supplemental Guidance and Tools
United States Fire Administration Testing for Metabolic Syndrome in Firefighters
United States Fire Administration Identifying Community Fire Risk Using Geographic Mapping
United States Fire Administration Infogram Carfentanil: The Elephant Tranquilizer in the Room
University of the Fraser Valley: Centre for Public Safety and Criminal Justice Residential Fire Injury and Death Rates in British Columbia: A Statistical Analysis Pre and Post 1975
Vancouver Police Department The Opioid Crisis: The Need for Treatment on Demand Review and Recommendations

November 2017

Canadian Association of Fire Chiefs News Release Bill C-365 An Act to Amend the Criminal Code (Firefighting Equipment)
Canadian Firefighter Improving Performance: How Data and Teamwork Can Help Reach Department Goals
Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission Michael Binder, President of CNSC Presentation to OPG’s Oversight Committee
Fire Fighting in Canada Mapping the Crisis: Department Tracks Overdoses in Real-Time
Fire Fighting in Canada Specific Specs: Departments Consider Community Needs When Buying Trucks
Fire Fighting in Canada Leadership Forum: Steps to Solving Personnel Problems
FireRescue Creating or Earning Loyalty
FireRescue Management Vs. Leadership
Homeland and Security Affairs The Roots of Community Resilience: A Comparative Analysis of Structural Change in Four Gulf Coast Hurricane Response Networks
Industrial Fire World Journal Fall 2017 Issue
John Hopkins Center for Health Security SPARS Pandemic 2025-2028: A Futuristic Scenario for Public Health Risk Communicators
London Free Press Inside the Fire, Part One: Ontario Fire Investigators Fight for Safety, Not Credit
London Free Press Inside the Fire, Part Two: First Nations Fire Marshal in the Works
Municipal Benchmarking Network Canada Performance Measurement Report Fire Services Snapshot Medians for 2016
National Fire Protection Association November/December NFPA Journal
National Research Council Public Review on Proposed Changes to Codes Canada Publications from November 6, 2017 to January 2, 2018
OAEM The Hidden Hazard: Data without Structure in Emergency Management
OAEM OFMEM Municipal Compliance Tool
Transportation Safety Board of Canada Report Released on 2015 Toronto CN Derailment
US Department of Homeland Security Project Responder 5
US Fire Administration After Action Reviews: The Good, The Bad and Why We Should Care
University of the Fraser Valley: Centre for Public Safety and Criminal Justice Assessing the Safety of Smart Meter Installations in British Columbia: Analysis of Residential Structure Fires in BC between July 2010 and June 2017
University of the Fraser Valley: Centre for Public Safety and Criminal Justice Measuring What Matters: Performance Measurement in Local Government Operations
University of the Fraser Valley: Centre for Public Safety and Criminal Justice Sprinkler Systems and Residential Structure Fires - Revisited

October 2017

Canadian Firefighter No Lights, No Sirens: Autism Awareness Changes Incident Response
CNSC Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission 2016-2017 Annual Report – Safety First
Economics of Disaster and Climate Change Challenges and Opportunities for Economic Evaluation of Disaster Risk Decisions
Fire Chief How to Get Firefighters, and Rigs, Ready for Winter
Firehouse Former Phoenix Fire Chief Brunacini Dies
Fire Technology Characterization of Stack Effect in High-Rise Buildings Under Winter Conditions, Including the Impact of Stairwell Pressurization
Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction Cascading Effects and Escalations in Wide-Area Power Failures: A Summary for Emergency Planners
Global Journal of Medicine and Public Health The Effects of Terrorism on Adult Mental Health: A Public Health Preparedness Approach
NIST Identifying Vulnerable Populations to Death and Injuries from Residential Fires
OAEM ‘Preparing for the Unexpected’ – A New Talk Show for Emergency Management Professionals
OAFC Homewood Research Institute Research Opportunity – PTSD for First Responders
Talk Media With the Caribbean in Tatters, It’s Time to Talk Climate Change Resilience
Twitter #OnReady – latest tweets from the Provincial Emergency Management Conference being hosted by OFMEM (October 24-25)
US Fire Administration Topical Fire Report Series: Heating Fires in Residential Buildings (2013-2015)
US Fire Administration Topical Fire Report Series: Portable Heater Fires in Residential Buildings (2013-2015)
US Fire Administration Coffee Break Bulletin: The Importance of Pilot Testing Your Community Risk Reduction Program
US Fire Administration Electronic Cigarette Fires and Explosions in the United States 2009-2016
University of the Fraser Valley: Centre for Public Safety and Criminal Justice Carbon Monoxide Poisoning: Hospitalizations and Deaths in Canada
Utah Valley University: Emergency Services Administration Jack Rabbit Project

September 2017

American Journal of Industrial Medicine Expecting the Unexpected: A Mixed Methods Study of Violence to EMS Responders in an Urban Fire Department
Australian Journal of Emergency Management Disaster Risk Management: Insights from the US
Canadian Association of Fire Chiefs Pre-2018 Budget Submission - Safe and Sound: Productivity and Competitiveness Through Collaboration with Canada’s Fire Service
Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission Regulatory Perspective for Fire Protection and Emergency Management at Nuclear Facilities in Canada
FM Global A Rising Tide
Fire & EMS Leader Pro Hurricane Harvey: Another Hurricane, Another SNAFU
Fire Fighting in Canada Prehistoric Pub Ed: How to Update Your Approach to Fire Safety Education
Fire Fighting in Canada First Line: An Adult Approach to Fire Prevention
Fire Hero Taking Care of Ourselves
Firehouse Supplement 10 Considerations Related to Cardiovascular and Chemical Exposure Risks
FireRescue The Future of Fire
FireRescue 1 Beyond Sports: Coaching in the Firehouse
Government Technology How GIS Can Help Communities Prepare for Disaster (Industry Perspective)
IAFF YouTube Plenary Presentation: Grenfell Tower
Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction CATtales-July/August Newsletter
NFID National Fire Information Database – Canadian Association of Fire Chiefs & Canadian Council of Fire Marshals and Fire Commissioners
NFPA London Calling
NFPA Fire Fighter Equipment Operational Environment: Evaluation of Thermal Conditions
Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing Disaster Recovery Assistance for Ontarians: Program Guidelines
USFA Igniting Behavior Change – A Tactical Approach to Fire Safety Communication Webinar Recording
USFA Mitigation of Occupational Violence to Firefighters and EMS Responders
PLOS One Technology and Information Sharing in Disaster Relief
Science Magazine Canada’s Neutron Scientists Lament Closure of World’s Oldest Nuclear Reactor
Society of Fire Protection Engineering Collaborative Stakeholder Input is Critical to Protecting Vulnerable Occupants in Fire
UL Firefighter Safety Research Institute Close Before You Doze Campaign
WorkSafeBC BC First Responders’ Mental Health

August 2017

Archives of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy Can Meaning Buffer Work Pressure? An Exploratory Study on Styles of Meaning in Life and Burnout in Firefighters
Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience Australian Journal of Emergency Management – July Issue
Canadian Red Cross Understanding and Enabling Volunteer Emergency Management in Canada: Assessment of the Canadian Voluntary Sector Capabilities and Capacity in Emergency Management
Fire & EMS Leader Pro Thoughts on Recruitment and Retention for the Volunteer Fire Service
Firefighter Nation London Fire Brigade Decision Making Research Receives International Awards
Fire Sciences Reviews Mechanical Properties of High and Very High Steel at Elevated Temperatures and After Cooling Down
Fire Technology Application Tests of New Wetting Compositions of Wildland Firefighting
Fire Technology Characterizing a Firefighter’s Immediate Thermal Environment in Live-Fire Training Scenarios
Fraser Institute Intermodal Safety for Oil and Gas Transportation
IAFC Using Data to Predict Fire, Technology to Detect Them
JIBC JIBC Indigenous Youth Career Camp Opens Eyes to Career Options
NFPA NFPA Releases Free 1st Responder Connection APP to Help Fire and EMS Professionals Prevent and Respond to the Challenges They Face on the Job
NFPA Understanding the Impact of Fire and Life Safety Messages on Children: Final Report
NFPA Sensory Overload
NFPA Impact of Fixed Fire Fighting Systems on Road Tunnel Resilience, Ventilation and Other Systems
NIOSH Fire Fighter Fatality Investigation Summary Career Firefighter Dies After Falling Down Unsecured Elevator Shaft While Searching for the Seat of a Smoldering Fire - Illinois
Public Safety Canada An Emergency Management Framework for Canada – 3rd Edition
Science Daily Molecular Link Between Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Alzheimer’s Disease
Transport Canada Derailment and Fire of Second Canadian National Crude Oil Train Near Gogama, Ontario
US Fire Administration Topical Fire Report Series: Civilian Fire Fatalities in Residential Buildings (2013-2015)
US Fire Administration Topical Fire Report Series: Civilian Fire Injuries in Residential Buildings (2013-2015)
US Fire Administration Do Firefighter Shift Schedules Affect Sleep Quality?
World Health Organization WHO Simulation Exercise Manual

July 2017

Australasian Journal of Disaster and Trauma Studies Practice Update: Get Prepared for an Emergency: An Infographic
Australasian Journal of Disaster and Trauma Studies New Zealand Wheelchair Users’ Preparedness for Emergencies
Australian Journal of Emergency Management Community Participation in Emergency Planning: NSW State Emergency Service Case Study
Australian Journal of Emergency Management A Community-Based Disaster Coordination Framework for Effective Disaster Preparedness and Response
Blue Sky Canada FireSmoke Canada Portal
Canadian Firefighter The Danger Within: The Importance of Tracking Firefighter Biometrics
Canadian Firefighter Stop, Talk and Console: Five Things Firefighters Should Change to Maintain Good Mental Health
Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission Regulatory Oversight Report for Nuclear Processing, Small Research Reactor and Class IB Accelerator Facilities
Fire & EMS Leader Pro Changing Human Behavior to Prevent Fires
Fire Fighting in Canada Protocol and Proper Dress
Fire Technology Occupant Tenability in Single Family Homes: Part I—Impact of Structure Type, Fire Location and Interior Doors Prior to Fire Department Arrival
Fire Technology Occupant Tenability in Single Family Homes: Part II: Impact of Door Control, Vertical Ventilation and Water Application
Homeland Security Affairs The Cold War on Terrorism: Re-Evaluating Critical Infrastructure Facilities as Targets for Terrorist Attacks
Homeland Security Affairs Unpacking and Exploring the Relationship Between Crisis Management and Social Media in the Era of ‘Smart Devices’
International Association of Fire Chiefs Split Personalities: What’s Your Organization’s Culture?
International Association of Fire Chiefs and International Association of Fire Chiefs Volunteer and Combination Officers Section Yellow Ribbon Report Under the Helmet: Performing an Internal Size Up – A Proactive Approach to Ensuring Mental Wellness
Maclean’s Magazine B.C. Fires Stir Memories of Fort McMurray-and Fear For the Future
National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Cardiac Enlargement in U.S. Firefighters
NFPA Fire Prevention Week Theme: “Every Second Counts: Plan Two Ways Out!” Teaching Materials
NFPA Journal Firefighter Fatalities in the United States, 2016
NFPA Research Foundation Firefighter Fatalities in the United States
Neighbours of High Park Meet the Firefighters of Station 423
OFMEM Fire Marshal’s Communiqué Sprinkler and Fire Protection Installer Trade: Further Clarifications
Taylor & Francis Group Eating Together at the Firehouse: How Workplace Commensality Relates to the Performance of Firefighters
USFA Coffee Break Bulletin Striking While the Iron is Hot
USFA The Effect of Alerting and Tones on Firefighters’ Heart Rates

June 2017

Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission Directorate of Nuclear Substance Regulation (DNSR) Spring 2017 Newsletter
CDC Keep Your Pets Safe in an Emergency: 5 Things to Know
International Atomic Energy Agency IAEA Tests Global Emergency Response in Largest Ever Nuclear Accident Simulation

IAFC Bullying and Workplace Violence Prevention Toolkit
IAFC Community Wildfire Protection Plan: A Fire Service Leader’s Guide
IAFC and NVFC Safety Stand Down Week: June 18-24
John Marshall Law Review Taking a Bite of Forensic Science: The Misuse of Accelerant-Detecting Dogs in Arson Cases, 48 J. Marshal L. Rev. 1149 (2015)
NFPA Fire Break Newsletter – June
NFPA Safety Source Newsletter – June
NFPA Blog Disaster Preparedness Education for Children Can Save Lives
NFPA Blog Good Morning America Segment on Children’s Response to Smoke Alarms Reinforces Need for Home Fire Sprinklers
NFPA Research Foundation Fire Alarms and At Risk Populations
Ontario SPCA Emergency Preparedness: Are You and Your Pets Ready?
NIST Technical Note 1927 Examination of Compressed Air Foam (CAF) for Interior Fire Fighting
PLOS One Emergency Preparedness and Role Clarity Among Rescue Workers during the Terror Attack in Norway July 22, 2011
PLOS One Municipalities’ Preparedness for Weather Hazards and Response to Weather Warnings
Risk Management Magazine Arson Dogs to the Rescue
Transport Canada Transportation of Dangerous Goods Newsletter - June
US Department of Justice Drug Enforcement Administration Fentanyl: A Briefing Guide for First Responders
US Fire Administration Coffee Break Bulletin: Quality Management in Emergency Medical Services
US Fire Administration Physical Fitness Intervention for New Firefighters
US Fire Administration Residential Building Fire Trends (2006-2015)
US Fire Administration Coffee Break Bulletin: It’s Not About Being Their Friend
US Fire Administration Coffee Break Bulletin: Communitywide Versus Service Area Risk Assessment
US Fire Administration Home Fire Safety Education for Parents of Newborns
University of the Fraser Valley Centre for Public Safety and Criminal Justice The Legalization and Regulation of Marijuana and Implications for Local Government: a Literature Review

May 2017

Fire Fighting in Canada Re-Framing Risk: Using the Public-Ed Matrix for a Fresh First-Line Approach
Fire Fighting in Canada Building Resilience: Core Principles to Overcoming PTSD
Fire Fighting in Canada Ontario Labour Minister Outlines PTSD Strategy
Fire Rescue Magazine Berkeley, CA Mayday After Action Report
Government of Canada Flood Ready
Journal of American Psychiatric Nurses Association Describing the Mental Health Profile of First Responders: a Systematic Review
Journal of Community Safety & Well-Being On the Economics of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Among First Responders in Canada
NFPA Journal Facing Cancer
NFPA Journal Marathon Bombing – Change of Course
NFPA Research National Fire Data Survey
NFPA Research Electrical Fires
Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences After the Extreme Flood in 2002: Changes in Preparedness, Response and Recovery of Flood-Affected Residents in Germany Between 2005 and 2011
New Zealand Fire Service Commission Building Quality Working Relationships Across the Emergency Services Sector
UL Firefighter Safety Research Institute (FSRI) Study of Coordinated Fire Attack Utilizing Acquired Structures
US Fire Administration Educating Firefighters on Sleep Health
US Fire Administration Coffee Break Bulletin How to Create a Simple Building Evacuation Diagram

April 2017

Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission 7th Review Meeting for the Convention on Nuclear Safety, March 27-April 7
Fire-Rescue Magazine Up in the Air: Drone-Assisted Disaster Response is Taking Off
Fire-Rescue Magazine Understanding Human Error: How to Develop a Just Culture at Your Fire Department
Fire Rescue The Undefined Problem in the Fire Service: Dispatched to a Suicide
Homeland Security Affairs Coordination in Crises: Implementation of the National Incident Management System by Surface Transportation Agencies
Institution of Fire Engineers Integrated Risk Management – Home Safety Visits: Final Report
Lancaster University Children, Young People and Flooding: Recovery and Resilience
NFPA 2010-2014 Home Fires That Began with Upholstered Furniture
NFPA 2010-2014 Structure Fires in Eating and Drinking Establishments
Natural Hazards Observer Reporting for Duty During Disease Outbreaks: The Views of Emergency Medical Service Providers
NIOSH Fire Fighter Fatality Investigation Summary Career Female Fire Fighter Dies After Becoming Lost and Running Out of Air in a Residential Structure Fire, Pennsylvania
NIOSH Fire Fighter Fatality Investigation Summary Firefighter Suffers Heart Attack after Participating in a Parade, New York
Natural Hazards Observer All Creatures Great and Small: Improving Disaster Resilience Through Pets
PLOS One Psychological Sequelae of the Station Nightclub Fire: Comparing Survivors with and without Physical Injuries Using a Mixed-Methods Analysis
Sage Journal A Content Analysis of Psychological Resilience Among First Responders and the General Population
Transport Canada Drone Safety
University of the Fraser Valley: Centre for Public Safety and Criminal Justice Occupational Exposure to Asbestos Among Civic Workers: A Risk Assessment of Low-Dose Exposure
University of the Fraser Valley: Centre for Public Safety and Criminal Justice A Response to Illicit Drug Overdoses: Naloxone Administration in Surrey and Vancouver, British Columbia