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Research topic: firefighter fatalities, safety and health

This resource page allows you to browse our collection materials drawn from federal, state and local governments as well as non-governmental organizations, and professional and scholarly publications. Many of these resources are available online but not all. Fire and emergency services: if you need assistance getting access to a copy of any of these materials, please contact the library at 301-447-1046.

Research studies by selected topics

Line-of-duty death investigation reports

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) conducts independent investigations of firefighter line-of-duty deaths and publishes their findings and recommendations in order to help prevent future deaths and injuries. We've organized the Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation (FACE) investigative reports below by broad topic categories.