Analysis of Firefighter Line of Duty Death
Unit 7 Assignment 2 Analysis of Firefighter Line of Duty Death (Case Study) Utilizing the Center for Disease Control (CDC) Firefighter Fatality Investigation and Prevention program select a line of duty investigation and perform an analysis of that death that includes the following elements. This analysis should total (5 –8) pages. 1. Provide a brief summary (1 –2 pages) of the case and circumstances. 2. Identify/discuss 3 –5 root causes th at lead to the fatality. (1 –2 pages) 3. Identify any violations of laws or standards that may have occurred and explain why? 4. Determine if this death was preventable or non -preventable and explain why? 5. Do you believe that this department has any liability from this death and why or why not? 6. If you were the chief of this department what remedial actions would you initiate? Describe at least three. Directions In addition to fulfilling the specifics of the Assignment, a successful paper must also meet the following criteria: Include a cover page and references page in 10 –12 -point font (Arial, Courier, and Times New Roman are acceptable) Viewpoint and purpose should be clearly established and sustained Assignment should follow the conventions of Standard Am erican English (correct grammar, punctuation, etc.) Writing should be well ordered, logical, and unified, as well as original and insightful Your work should display superior content, organization, style, and mechanics Appropriate citation style should be followed You should also make sure to: Include a title page with full name, class name, section number, and date Include an introductory and concluding paragraph and demonstrate college -level communication through the composition of original materials i n Standard American English Use examples to support your discussion Cite all sources on a separate reference page at the end of your paper and cited within the body of your paper using APA format Submitting Your Assignment Compose your paper in Word and save your document in the following format: Last name First Name Assignment. (Example: SmithJohn Unit 7 Assignment2). Submit your Assignment by selecting the Unit 7: Assignment 2 Dropbox by the end of Unit 7. Reference The National Institute for Occup ational Safety and Health (NIOSH): Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Retrieved from https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/index.htm Checklist for the Unit 7 Assignment 2 Criteria: Ask yourself the following questions. Not Yet Yes Content Did you identify at least five root causes that led to the fatality in the chosen Line of Duty investigation? Did you apply your understanding of legal issues’ impact on risk and liability through a discussion of at least four violations of laws or s tandards that may have occurred? Did you analyze the impact of legal issues on risk by determining if the death was preventable and provid ing at least three explanations? Did you state whether you believe that this department has any liability from this death and why or why not? Did you determine at least three remedial actions you would you initiate? Research Is your research current ? Did you use at least two credible sources beyond the text material and discuss how you evaluated the credibility of the resources used? Did you discuss all the required areas in a substantive manner? Did you use appropriate reference material to support major statements? Quality Is your content complete enough to address the topic and questions? Is there a logical flow to your ideas? Did you present the material in a clear and concise manner to provide easy readability? Format Did you prepare your Assignment as a Microsoft® Word ® document ? Did you label your file correctly? Did you use APA format to cite your sources? Did you check your document for grammar and spelling? Does your Assignment fulfill the length requirements?