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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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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...

HAZMAT SURVIVAL TIPS

Hazmat Survival Tips: Using Shipping Papers during Highway Transportation Incidents

During a highway transportation incident, shipping papers are valuable documents that can enable first responders to conduct an accurate size up, Steve De Lisi writes.

Hazmat Survival Tips: Detecting Possible Criminal Activity

While operating at the scene of any incident involving hazardous materials, first responders should always ask themselves if the event could involve any type of criminal activity, Steve De Lisi writes.

Hazmat Survival Tips: 10 Resolutions to be Better Prepared During 2011

As a firefighter, the public expects you to “be prepared. After working with first responders tasked with dealing with hazardous materials incidents, Steve De Lisi's recommendation for a New Year’s resolution for 2011 is to be better prepared for these events.

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MAJOR INCIDENT RESPONSE

Fire officials conduct training at a mass-casualty incident evolution.

Download our free major incident response supplement, which among other things contains a profile of FDNY's SOC Support Ladder companies.

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Survival and Rescue TV

Top firefighting news clips gathered from local news affiliates around the country.

EXTRICATION ZONE

Humpday Hangout: Extrication

Hosts Bobby Halton and Erich Roden talk to a panel of extrication experts--Aaron Heller, Isaac Frazier, and Dave Dalrymple--about the discipline.

Terrorism

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 electrical fault.

9/11 World Trade Center Display Case Dedicated at New York City Fire Museum

In collaboration with the Fire Department of New York (FDNY), the Fire Safety Directors Association of Greater New York (FSDA) dedicated a dis...

High Angle & Confined Spaces

Training the Technical Rescuer

There’s a big difference between “instructing” and “teaching”; this is something on which students pick up quickly, writes Mike Donahue.

FDNY: Firefighters Who Made WTC Rescue are Always Training

The rescue operation this past Wednesday high up on One World Trade Center was just the latest example of complex tasks undertaken by the...

Water & Ice Rescue

Firefighter Recounts Des Moines River Rescue

A man is recovering in the hospital after firefighters saved his life from drowning in icy water in the Des Moines River.

Before You Get in the Water

Swift water rescue is one of the most challenging and physically demanding operations rescue personnel can face, writes Jacob McAfee.

Hazmat

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 alarm horn sounder by testing to E...

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 appropriations bill provides m...

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

December 16, 2014 E2S Warning Signals has gained VdS approval and CPR compliance to directive 3015/2011/EU for its AlertAlarm D112 alar...

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