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California Lifeguard Dies During Ocean Rescue Attempt

A veteran Newport Beach (CA) lifeguard died while trying to rescue a distressed swimmer at the beach on Sunday.

Switlik Parachute Company Works with New Jersey Police on Ice Rescue Training

The Brick Township (NJ) Police Marine Unit recently trained on ice and cold water rescue scenarios using U-Zip-It sui...

Firefighters Rescue Two from Car Hanging off California Cliff

Firefighters used the Jaws of Life to rescue two people trapped in a car hanging over a coastal cliff in southern San...

Boston Firefighter Saves Dog from Icy Harbor

A Boston firefighter braved frigid cold to rescue a dog who fell through Boston Harbor's ice into the freezing cold w...

IL Woman Dies After Falling in Chicago River

A woman who rescue crews pulled the frigid water of the Chicago River early Tuesday in the Loop has died.

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Pierce and Hurst Jaws of Life to Award Extrication Equipment

Pierce Manufacturing Inc. and Hurst Jaws of Life Inc., are sponsoring the "Power to Protect" sweepstakes at Fire Rescue International (FRI) August 13-16 in Dallas, Texas to support the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF).

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Ground Zero Cancer Cases Surge

More than 2,500 rescuers who worked at Ground Zero in the rubble of the World Trade Center after the 9/11 attacks have cancer, according to a new r...

AristaTek Inc Offers Complimentary Report Detailing the Consequences of a Radiological Dispersion Device Using Cobalt 60

RDD's or 'dirty bombs' result when a terrorist uses an improvised explosive device (IED) to spread radiological material. The consequences of such ...

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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.

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LEADER Provides Wired Communication for Confined Spaces

LEADER Com ensures a continuous, reliable, and very clear communication between the safety attendant and members of teams engaged in confined space...

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California Lifeguard Dies During Ocean Rescue Attempt

A veteran Newport Beach (CA) lifeguard died while trying to rescue a distressed swimmer at the beach on Sunday.

Switlik Parachute Company Works with New Jersey Police on Ice Rescue Training

The Brick Township (NJ) Police Marine Unit recently trained on ice and cold water rescue scenarios using U-Zip-It suits donated by the Switlik Para...

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NTSB: New Jersey Train Derailment and Hazardous Material Release Caused by Lack of Crew Training to Identify Locked Bridge

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) determined today the probable cause of a derailment at Paulsboro Bridge in New Jersey, which result...

Open Road for Hazmat Trucking in New York Outside of New York City

For the first time in 14 years, federal officials have updated the nation's list of roadways where states restrict the transport of hazardous mater...

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NTSB: New Jersey Train Derailment and Hazardous Material Release Caused by Lack of Crew Training to Identify Locked Bridge

July 29, 2014 The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) determined today the probable cause of a derailment at Paulsboro Brid...

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