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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. 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

  3. 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

  4. Hazmat Survival Tips: Emergency Response to an Incident Involving Radioactive Materials

    Online Articles

    Mon, 19 Jan 2009

    and its hazardous materials team were dispatched to a construction site for an accident involving a soil moisture-density gauge ..... at a distance of 10 feet from the source. Knowing that construction sites can pose numerous physical hazards, they also evaluated

  5. 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

  6. Heavy Security

    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 1 Dec 2006

    product to work with it, which likely will not happen on a construction site with a foreman with a deadline and an allocated ..... members to ask for and collect different materials from construction sites . Talk to manufacturers; invite them to show

  7. FIREFIGHTING OPERATIONS IN HIGH-RISES UNDER CONSTRUCTION

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 1 Dec 1997

    fire protection and life safety at a construction site . In the urban setting, obtaining ..... the fireground, and especially at construction sites , all ranks must respect and practice ..... members must be aware of the hazards at construction sites and of the following: that concrete

  8. Wood-Frame Building Under Construction

    Video

    Tue, 27 Apr 2010

    opening. Again, keep in mind that conditions at the construction site can change almost on a daily basis. Fighting a fire at ..... unique challenge to firefighters. Take the time to visit construction sites in your jurisdiction. Thanks for watching this video

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    in this stair opening. Again, keep in mind that conditions at the construction site can change almost on a daily basis. Fighting a fire at a wood framed building under construction presents a unique challenge to firefighters. Take the time to visit construction sites in your jurisdiction. Thanks for watching this video, and have a safe day. [BLANK_AUDIO]