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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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]
  4. Kleen Energy Explosion: Hazmat Response

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 1 Nov 2010

    expected in industrial postfire and postblast events at construction sites . Additionally, when oxygen (gaseous or cryogenic ..... working at an emergency involving cylinders at an active construction site , it is likely that the regulators will still be attached

  5. 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 amount ..... members to ask for and collect different materials from construction sites . Talk to manufacturers; invite them to show and explain

  6. 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

  7. TACTICAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR EXCAVATION COLLAPSE EMERGENCIES

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 1 Jun 1998

    location of the event. Is it at a construction site ? What is the best route to the site ..... rescue vehicles access the area of the construction site where the collapse has occurred ..... majority of trench collapses occur at construction sites , it is important to assess rescuers

  8. Fire News: Eight Hurt in Elevator Shaft Fire at San Francisco Construction Site

    Online Articles

    Tue, 18 Jun 2013

    Seven construction workers and one firefighter suffered minor injuries after a fire broke out at a building under construction at San Francisco General Hospital

  9. Firefighting News: Chattanooga (TN) Firefighters Respond to Gas Fire

    Online Articles

    Thu, 13 Mar 2014

    By Bruce Garner It's not uncommon for workers to accidentally rupture buried gas lines on construction sites , but the incidents are usually resolved without much fanfare. That was not the case, however, at a recent fire that Chattanooga

  10. Structural Firefighting: Firefighters Battle Cliffside Park (NJ) Fire

    Online Articles

    Thu, 4 Dec 2014

    18, 2014, firefighters with the Cliffside Park (NJ) Fire Department was dispatched for a reported working fire at a construction site on Walker St. and Cliff Ln. On arrival, the first chief reported a four-story frame condo complex under construction