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What Is The Globally Harmonized System?


Eric Bachman writes that firefighters need to become acquainted with the Globally Harmonized System for the classification and labeling of chemicals.

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How Well Do You Know Your Meters? Part 2

Metering has become an integral part of being a firefighter; just about every run to which we respond involves some t...

Crews Extinguish Lima, Ohio Refinery Fire

The Husky refinery in Lima was the site of an explosion and fire Saturday, where windows were blown out and the force...

Numerous Departments Battle Large Fire at Tennessee Wood Products Business

A number of fire departments are battling a large fire at a wood products business in Mosheim, Tennessee, according t...

How Well Do You Know Your Meters? Part 1

Kevin Yoos reviews two recent events that will hopefully make you think twice about a simple carbon monoxide alarm.

Reducing the Incidence of Cancer Among Firefighters: Jacksonville's Best Practices

Trevor Nelson-Research shows that firefighters have higher cancer and mortality rates and twice the rate of mesotheli...

When Heroes Fail: a Story of One Rescuer

Ian Bland-Firefighters train to succeed and fight to win, but as one rescuer explains in recounting a failed rescue a...

Ebola, Spanish Flu, and Us

As a service, we pride our- selves in being always ready, ever present, and prepared as best we can.

Maynard (MA) Firefighters Continue to Update Training Protocols Against Threat of Ebola

Fire Chief Anthony Stowers reports that the Maynard Fire Department has completed an updated response guideline for p...

E2s D112 Rugged Metal Enclosure Fire System Horn Sounders Gain Vds Approval

E2S Warning Signals has gained VdS approval and CPR compliance to directive 3015/2011/EU for its AlertAlarm D112 alar...

Year-End Spending Bill Funds All Federal Agencies Except DHS Through Fiscal Year 2015

Legislation funding most of the federal government through the end of the fiscal year was passed on December 13. The ...

Minnesota Police to Serve as Firefighters

The Minnesota city of Lino Lakes is cross-training all 25 of its police officers as firefighters, according to a news...

CSB Releases Safety Message on 30th Anniversary of Fatal Accident in Bhopal, India

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) today released a short video safety message marking the 30th anniversary of hist...

The Three Vs of Preincident Intelligence

Eric G. Bachman-Preincident intelligence helps you to identify, anticipate, contemplate, and counter the myriad hazar...

The Dangers of Hydrogen-Based Experimental Fuels

Richard Stilp and Armando Bevelacqua-An explosion in a warehouse teaches the Orlando (FL) Fire Department some valuab...

Ram Air Introduces Special-Ops Gear Decon System

Ram Air Gear Dryer, a manufacturer known for their turnout gear dryers, recently introduced a complete system for pro...

Central London Rail Station Evacuated After Fire

One of London's busiest railway stations, Charing Cross, was evacuated on Sunday after a fire caused by a suspected e...

Navistar Introduces Multi-Purpose Vehicle Designed For Global Disaster Relief Efforts

At this week's AIDF (Aid and International Development Forum) Disaster Relief Summit in Washington, D.C., Navistar, I...

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How Well Do You Know Your Meters? Part 2

January 22, 2015 Metering has become an integral part of being a firefighter; just about every run to which we respond involves some t...

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