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  1. Emergency Access to Construction Job Sites

    Online Articles

    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

  2. Construction Concerns: Concrete Falsework

    Online Articles

    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 ..... The housekeeping and storage issues that are common to construction job sites. Falsework should never be permitted to be a storage

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

    Online Articles

    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

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

    Online Articles

    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

  3. Electrical Safety

    Online Articles

    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 ..... tested monthly to ensure that they are working properly. On construction job sites, this test is to be performed and documented

  4. Construction Concerns: Underground Confined Spaces

    Online Articles

    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


    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 1 Sep 2006

    announced as a “hazard alert” with the dispatch. The finished balcony will not give a clue of its flimsy construction. Construction jobs often have a platform extending from the building so a crane can deposit materials. The platform is secured by 4 × 4 wood

  6. Construction Concerns: Prestressed Concrete

    Online Articles

    Thu, 26 Feb 2009

    to a storage area where its curing continues. These finished units are loaded onto large trucks and transported to the construction job site, where they are set in place with a crane. Photo 1 shows 80-foot long, prestressed concrete "double-Ts" in

  7. Construction Concerns: I-Joists

    Online Articles

    Thu, 5 Nov 2009

    supported. Photo 1 shows a close-up of the top chords and webs of today’s I-joists, still bundled after delivery to a construction job site. The top and bottom chords are laminated veneer lumber (LVL), like plywood but with the grain in all of the laminates

  8. Post-Tensioned Concrete

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    Mon, 13 Jul 2009

    We are probably more familiar with concrete reinforced with steel reinforcing bars (which is poured into forms at the construction job site) than with pre-stressed concrete (see "Construction Concerns," February 23, 2009 ) or post-tensioned concrete