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Week in Review: Chris Hasbrook of UL

Tue, 7 Feb 2012|

In this special fire news update, Bobby Halton talks to Chris Hasbrook of Underwriters Laboratories (UL) about their fire prevention and fire behavior work.

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I am bombing -- welcome to that we can review. This we've got a special segment for a public you to meet Chris has -- the following video. Chris the vice president you know labs and -- has been doing some fantastic work in conjunction witnessed and you know -- -- -- administration to grant on ventilation. -- behavior and are significant issues or service. In this brief interview you'll hear about press. And see what's going on you allows. And we're gonna bunch of subsequent interviews and a special feature exclusive the fire engineering on -- -- -- relations race so. Without any further ado ladies and gentlemen Chris has broken you -- -- This is Robert Altman were -- you -- labs and it is Groundhog Day and we're here at my good friend Chris has brought Chris is the senior vice president you well. And pressure over marketing and fire and international yes you know we -- and industries and geographies and business units and lead the industry for building's fire life safety and security so. The tapping him building and its flight -- -- -- -- that's me and it has everything to do with systems it has everything to do with sprinklers and as a renewed smoke detection. Egress stair wells lighting. You'll covers the gamut and everything related with fire -- yes there's roughly. 10010. Items in the home that are you a listed a lot of those are building materials and other sort of home infrastructure -- should bring into the home like the appliance. And you you wells an international company that's something people really its annual works with -- -- hearing. In in India correct and all around the world again my great relationship and you as a great relationship great. And I outreach to the entire international community to fire service so. Today Chris -- burns are doing today on ventilation this is part of a continuing series that you -- been doing now for about ten months. And and house you will feel about. The progress we're making here and all the discoveries were making were they pleased with what's coming back. Yes exactly and a couple of -- -- for several years with AFG money as well as some this money but or looking for received -- you. Create the knowledge that fire service can embrace -- -- with us. But also for behavioral change for them so we're providing the knowledge they -- the decision how they want to make changes to an apartment. And we're seeing that we're seeing a lot of tactics. Being validated and a lot of tactics being allocated more in this particular instance and so -- got a great team you've got Steve Gerber you've got -- -- -- you've got. On -- -- -- and AM great folks ought -- Ph.D.s and where I'm. One of our partners -- Roscoe former fire -- for Chicago -- a great term. Color science meets the street. We bring a lot of the science and see if the and all the fires are -- the street aspects yet she is today with us here today -- -- We've got folks from Phoenix Arizona an approach from -- We. The Milwaukee and northern Michigan. All -- so it's a great opportunity for us to come and have people come -- And learn on the spot as we'll take that knowledge back -- -- website to your -- with WWW. You well dot com. Four -- fire service we have all the training we've conducted. Is -- and created -- re purpose in the content that you can look at an idea of video sort of format. Click on that watch the video learn to stop pause -- signals come back -- -- need to do. You well is also -- great sport of FDIC. They've been backing -- -- last ten years and they'll be back again this year so if you wanna get information about some of the things you -- doing pick up the dvd. Look for them at their -- this year and FDIC they'll be out there also we have Steve covers going to be presenting on some of what. He's been doing out here this year. I don't know -- -- -- but I know we have got Steve Steve's doing a four hour workshop. I really recommend you sign up for Steve's workshop now that's gonna fill up pretty fast and we really appreciate the opportunity to be -- -- we thank you for that we think -- the work you do on behalf of public safety so thank you Bobby we're happy to have a partner like you Elvis -- alternates -- -- day were out here with you well. Play with fire. Well that was you -- labs and Chris has broken out in joined a short interview. There's going to be several more coming from Chris as well as from Steve carver and magic house street and other people who -- intimately involved in these violations that race. We think you get a lot out of -- series salute these videos to come in the next few weeks also FDIC registration is still open. There are some spaces left in the hot processor register today looks like we're gonna have about 30000 or closest -- -- in France on Minneapolis witnesses here. So I hope you're part of the crowd member of an FDIC dot com and register today. I'm -- all this has -- the week -- review and remember. Be careful.

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