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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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Green Food Dye Shuts Down Palm Springs Road

FDNY Members Hospitalized After Possible Chemical Suicide

Five Fire Department of New York (FDNY) emergency responders were reportedly hospitalized after the were exposed to a...

New Jersey Firefighters Battle Fire at Vacant Commercial Building

The North Hudson Regional Fire and Rescue Department responded to a pair of fires in North Bergen today, including a ...

FEMA Announces Instructional Systems Specialist Job

Kochek Products Preferred for Nuclear Energy's FLEX Emergency Response Program

Kochek Company, Connecticut-based manufacturer of high quality water flow products and fire connections, has been exc...

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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Spartan Chassis Presents Connectivity Solution Providing Firefighters Enhanced Productivity

Spartan Chassis ("Spartan"), a business unit of Spartan Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPAR), will showcase its connectivity and Wi-Fi hotspot solution in Dallas, Texas during the International Association of Fire Chiefs Fire-Rescue International August 15-16.

Terrorism

9/11 Commission Report Authors Warn of Cyberattack Threats

The Reflections on the Tenth Anniversary of the 9/11 Commission Report, prepared by the authors of the 9/11 Commission, warns that the threat of te...

File Your World Trade Center Service by 9/11/14

New York State would like to ensure you preserve your right to worker's compensation if you participated in the rescue, recovery and clean-up of th...

High Angle & Confined Spaces

Creative Thinking in Technical Rescue

Mike Donahue reviews two outside-the-box methods for technical rescue applications, including slope floor shoring and a quick way to lash a victim...

Rescue Crews Free Worker Trapped in Falls Church (VA) Trench Collapse

Firefighters and dozens of rescue crews helped rescue a worker trapped in a trench collapse yesterday in Falls Church, Virginia.

Water & Ice Rescue

Four People Rescued After Boat Catches Fire Off Malibu

Officials said four people -- three adults and one child -- had to be rescued Saturday evening when the boat they were riding in caught fire near M...

Gibbs Quadski Recorded First Official Water Rescue

The Gibbs Quadski, the world's first high-speed sports amphibian, proved its worth as a rescue vehicle by recording its first "official" ...

Hazmat

Green Food Dye Shuts Down Palm Springs Road

FDNY Members Hospitalized After Possible Chemical Suicide

Five Fire Department of New York (FDNY) emergency responders were reportedly hospitalized after the were exposed to a noxious substances while resp...

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