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  1. Hazmat: U.S. Chemical Safety Board Recommends Critical Safety Improvements to ERG

    Online Articles

    Wed, 8 Oct 2014

    The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) is recommending critical safety improvements to the widely-used Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG) published by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) for emergency

  2. Safe Aerial Operations

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 28 Jan 2014

    contributed to the safety of firefighters-the National Incident Management System, the Incident Command System, advances in our personal protective equipment, and a countless number of safety improvements in our response apparatus.

  1. Safe Aerial Operations

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 28 Jan 2014

    System, the Incident Command System, advances in our personal protective equipment, and a countless number of safety improvements in our response apparatus. Yet with all these advancements, each year there are approximately 100 firefighter

  2. Cirone Named to Chlorine Institute Senior Management Team

    Online Articles

    Thu, 9 Sep 2010

    is the trade association that supports the chlor-alkali industry and serves the public by fostering continuous safety improvements in the production, distribution, and use of chlorine and related chemicals. Ms. Cirone joins CI with many years

  3. Fire Service Industry News: CSB Releases Safety Message on 30th Anniversary of Fatal Accident in Bhopal, India

    Online Articles

    Tue, 2 Dec 2014

    voted to include "Modernize U.S. Process Safety Management Regulations" on the CSB's list of most wanted safety improvements . Chairperson Rafael Moure-Eraso concludes the video with the following call to industry and regulators

  4. Fireground Safety Tips

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    Wed, 16 Apr 2014

    must be said that the “cost factor” should never be raised as a reason not to implement needed health and safety improvements but, unfortunately, convincing those who make the financial decisions for the fire service are often disconnected

  5. CSB Draft Report Proposes Overhaul of Refinery Industry Regulatory System in California

    Online Articles

    Sat, 28 Dec 2013

    In contrast, regulators in countries such as the UK and Norway are able to more quickly implement appropriate safety improvements . Available studies summarized in the report illustrate that the safety case continues to be effective. For example

  6. Fire Service Industry News: Air Methods to Utilize FlightSafety's Eurocopter EC135 Simulator

    Online Articles

    Wed, 20 Mar 2013

    actively pursue cost-effective technology, systems and training in excess of regulations that we know can encourage safety improvements in the air medical community," said Aaron Todd, chief executive officer, Air Methods. "We believe simulator

  7. Should Healthcare Fire Safety Backtrack on 60 Years of Improvement

    Online Articles

    Mon, 29 Jul 2013

    Protection Association as the 'Life Safety Code' (NFPA 101). Reversing the trend of 60 years of hospital fire safety improvements , changes to the International Building Code during the development of the 2015 edition represent significant reductions

  8. CSB Investigation Findings on Deepwater Horizon Explosion

    Online Articles

    Tue, 24 Jul 2012

    develop process safety indicators that will result in safety improvements and reduce the likelihood of major accidents ..... Horizon. The assessment made 27 recommendations for safety improvements but almost all addressed personal safety issues