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  1. New NIST Strategic Roadmap Aims to Reduce Preventable Fire Burden by a Third

    Online Articles

    Wed, 5 Sep 2012

    potential to deliver a wide range of fire safety benefits. These range from earlier fire detection and fire- safety improvements in the design and construction of buildings and communities, to better firefighting equipment and tactics, to

  2. Glenn Corbett Named Firefighter Christopher Santora Educational Scholarship Fund Man of the Year

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    Tue, 15 May 2012

    addressing the many issues that the families have faced over the years. He has continuously advocated for fire safety improvements in high-rise buildings as well as advances in emergency response and communications through his Congressional

  3. NIST releases final report on Charleston Sofa Store fire

    Magazine Articles

    Sun, 1 May 2011

    links to supporting materials are available at “NIST Study on Charleston Furniture Store Fire Calls for National Safety Improvements ”; http://www.nist.gov/el/fire_research/charleston_102810.cfm . (* Volume I: http

  4. Names in the News

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    Sun, 1 Jul 2012

    Scholarship Fund. Corbett, an associate professor for John Jay College, has continuously advocated for fire safety improvements in high-rise buildings as well as advances in emergency response and communications through his Congressional

  5. CSB Releases Investigation into 2010 Texas Tech Laboratory Accident

    Online Articles

    Thu, 20 Oct 2011

    personnel report directly to a university official who has the authority to oversee research laboratories and implement safety improvements Document and communicate all laboratory near-misses and incidents to educate individuals and track safety at

  6. Fire Code Enforcement: Three Strikes and You're Safe!

    Magazine Articles

    Sat, 1 Jan 2011

    inspections) or nuisance violations (noted on initial inspections and on reinspections) would trigger the required safety improvements . The code official’s tolerance for finding the same violations time after time will set the threshold for mandating

  7. CSB Investigation Finds DuPont Accidents Caused by Safety Deficiencies

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    Thu, 7 Jul 2011

    company calculated the benefit ratio of potential lives saved compared to the cost and decided not to make the safety improvements . A DuPont employee wrote in 1988, “It may be that in the present circumstances the business can afford $2 million

  8. CSB Votes to Approve Final Report on Three Accidents at WV Plant

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    Fri, 23 Sep 2011

    However, the documents indicate the company was concerned with containing costs and decided not to make the safety improvements . A DuPont employee wrote in 1988, “It may be that in the present circumstances the business can afford $2 million

  9. Our Lady of the Angels School Fire: 50 Years Later

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 1 Dec 2008

    buildings had undergone major life safety improvements in 1959 alone. These changes contributed to major life safety improvements in schools, as NFPA statistics ..... fire and the significant life safety improvements instituted in public and private

  10. NFPA Combines Pump Testing, Aerial Testing, and Maintenance into One Standard

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    Fri, 1 Jun 2007

    safety changes that have evolved over the years since the 1991 standard went into effect. Since that time, major safety improvements have been required on all new fire apparatus. Annex D recommends that apparatus manufactured prior to 1991 and