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  1. Fire Safety: Construction Concerns: Construction Job Site Hazards

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    Mon, 12 May 2014

    tampa-florida.html Firefighters must pay attention to construction job sites, whether new construction or remodeling of existing ..... current condition. The periodic presence of firefighters at construction job sites as a learning experience (not just for code enforcement

  2. Emergency Access to Construction Job Sites

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    Fri, 8 Oct 2010

    fire or an EMS incident at a large construction job site. Since the majority of us do ..... and security problems, even a large construction job site is unlikely to have more than ..... access that you need or want at a construction job site. Photo 3 shows a temporary driveway

  1. Construction Concerns: Concrete Falsework

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    Mon, 14 Jul 2008

    strength, which can take as long as four weeks. Falsework on construction job sites is a concern for firefighters because it uses a lot of wood ..... The housekeeping and storage issues that are common to construction job sites. Falsework should never be permitted to be a storage

  2. Fire Service Industry News: Ocala Firefighters Resourcefulness Aides in Construction Site Rescue

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    Sun, 1 Mar 2015

    who was conscious and alert through the process, was transported to the adjacent hospital for treatment. Fire Safety: Construction Concerns: Contractor Hazards Emergency Access to Construction Job Sites Preplanning Construction Site Hazards

  3. Fire Building Construction: Construction Concerns: Hollow Core Precast Concrete Plank

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    Mon, 22 Dec 2014

    Gregory Havel Photo 1 shows a close-up of a truckload of hollow core precast concrete plank being delivered to a construction job site. These plank are 12 inches (30.5 cm) thick and will become part of a floor-ceiling assembly separating two floors of offices

  4. Fire Safety: Construction Concerns: Contractor Hazards

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    Wed, 28 May 2014

    By Gregory Havel On construction job sites, whether they are new ..... easily corrected hazards on a construction job site: faulty power tools and ..... shows another common hazard on construction job sites: improper use of electrical equipment

  5. Fire Service Industry News: Metal Shark Expansion to Create 200 New Jobs

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    Sat, 23 Mar 2013

    project will result in an additional 134 new indirect jobs, for a total of 222 new jobs. The project will also create 25 construction jobs while retaining 144 existing Metal Shark employees. Metal Shark will continue production for its major U.S. Coast Guard

  6. Electrical Safety

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    Mon, 14 Mar 2011

    it to trip. The most common cause of tripping GFCIs on construction job sites and on the fireground is moisture. This can be found ..... tested monthly to ensure that they are working properly. On construction job sites, this test is to be performed and documented weekly

  7. Construction Concerns for Firefighters: Precast and Tilt-Up Concrete Walls

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    Mon, 24 Sep 2012

    produced in a manufacturing plant; tagged with the job name, location, and position in the wall; hauled by truck to the construction job site; and set in place with a crane (photo 1). Tilt-up concrete wall panels are produced at the job site at the location

  8. Construction Concerns: Underground Confined Spaces

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    Tue, 9 Aug 2011

    department and facility managers can provide emergency services agencies with the information they need for preincident planning construction job sites like these to reduce the risk to their personnel if a response is needed. Download this article as a PDF HERE