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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. COMPLEX RESCUE MADE SIMPLE

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 1 Nov 2005

    enlarge image O n Friday, June 10, 2005, at 1800 hours, Lockport Township (IL) firefighters were dispatched to a construction site for a report of a subject injured in a construction accident. An engine, an ALS ambulance, and a battalion chief were

  8. BURIED ALIVE, Part 1: size-up and initial operations

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 1 Nov 1999

    Control Division (OCD) received a 911 call reporting that a worker was buried in a 25-foot-deep trench at a pipeline construction site in the northeast San Fernando Valley neighborhood of Pacoima. The first-alarm LAFD assignment included Task Force 98

  9. RZ MASK

    Exhibitor Listings

    Tue, 7 Jan 2014

    RZ Masks capture up to 99.9% of particles sized 0.1 micron or larger providing protection from dander, dust, allergens, exhaust, smoke, gun powder, coal dust and particles emitted by sources such as construction sites , unpaved roads, fields, smokestacks and fires.

  10. Elevator Emergencies

    Conference Sessions

    Wed, 9 Apr 2014

    The focus is on elevators: their history, how they work, the different types, the basics of elevator emergencies, proper terminology, elevator mechanics, and shaft parts. Students will learn how the elevator works and how to mitigate an emergency. Construction , site safety hazards, steel and wire ...