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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. WHY AND HOW the GFCI PROTECTs FIREFIGHTERS

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 1 Aug 2006

    circuit interrupter (GFCI) is used at fire incidents, construction sites , dive stations, marinas, and anywhere else where there ..... Administration (OSHA) requires using portable GFCIs on construction sites . These units are typically provided with a single output

  8. 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

  9. Technical Rescue: Bodies of Children Recovered in NC Construction Collapse

    Online Articles

    Mon, 8 Apr 2013

    On Monday, authorities recovered the bodies of two children who were buried alive in a collapse at a construction site in Lincoln County, North Carolina. The children, who were aged six and seven, were playing in a deep pit behind a relative

  10. Anatomy of a Challenging Deep Shaft Rescue

    Magazine Articles

    Sat, 1 Sep 2007

    reporting that a man had fallen into a deep bore hole at the construction site for a debris basin at the foot of the San Gabriel Mountains ..... found a secondary approach from the opposite side of the construction site , which reduced the distance for carrying plywood. The