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  1. PREPLANNING CONSTRUCTION SITE HAZARDS

    Magazine Articles

    Wed, 1 Nov 2000

    response to an emergency at a construction site as it is at completed ..... many ways, preplanning a construction site is like preplanning a ..... ever take place. Other construction site hazards include exposed ..... not always easy to do; construction sites change continually. Devising

  2. RESCUERS SAVE JUMPER FROM TOWER CRANE

    Magazine Articles

    Sun, 1 Jun 1997

    downtown building construction site , where a 15 ..... 1745 hours. The construction site had been secured ..... access to the fenced construction site . Given the challenges ..... conducted at actual construction sites with the approval

  1. Fire Safety: Construction Concerns: Contractor Hazards

    Online Articles

    Wed, 28 May 2014

    a contractor’s job site . These are the kinds of hazards that we remedy with the contractor when we visit construction sites to observe construction methods and the status of the project and its fire protection systems. If the contractor

  2. Colorado Firefighters Rescue Worker After 30-Foot Fall at Construction Site

    Online Articles

    Wed, 11 Feb 2015

    Firefighters in Greeley rushed to rescue an injured person after a 30-foot fall at a construction site , reports CBS Denver. Firefighters received the call at 9:19 a.m. Tuesday on reports of a person injured in a fall at 1060

  3. ATF: Cause of Glendale (CO) Fire at Construction Site Undetermined

    Online Articles

    Tue, 24 Dec 2013

    after a fire, and after five days of investigation by a federal agency, the cause of a fire at a Glendale construction site is still "undetermined." More tests will need to be done if the fire was an accident or arson, reports

  4. Firefighter Training: Responding to Dumpster and Trash Fires

    Magazine Articles

    Thu, 19 Feb 2015

    ultimately unknown. Even if the dumpster is in front of a construction site , you cannot assume it is full of scrap wood and packaging ..... types are open-top, roll-off (generally found at construction sites ); compactor/closer, roll-off (typically found

  5. Firefighting and Exterior Insulation Finishing Systems

    Magazine Articles

    Thu, 29 Jan 2015

    solid walls. In the past, EIFS was only assembled at the construction site ; today the system can be prefabricated and transported ..... fire. Building and fire code enforcement inspectors at construction sites commonly find that EIFS is not properly terminated at

  6. Firefighting and Exterior Insulation Finishing Systems

    Article

    Thu, 29 Jan 2015

    solid walls. In the past, EIFS was only assembled at the construction site ; today the system can be prefabricated and transported ..... fire. Building and fire code enforcement inspectors at construction sites commonly find that EIFS is not properly terminated at

  7. Dumpster and Trash Fires

    Online Articles

    Thu, 11 Aug 2011

    ultimate unknown. Even if the dumpster is in front of a construction site , you cannot assume it is full of scrap wood and packaging ..... common types are open-top, roll off (generally found at construction sites ); compactor/closer, roll off (typically found at

  8. Hazmat Review: Placards 101

    Online Articles

    Wed, 18 Jul 2012

    should constantly observe truck logistics facilities and construction sites to develop situational awareness. Some sites will changes ..... aspects of the project and the site. (6) A trailer at a construction site with a flammable gas placard. As an example, when a