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  1. Reps. Pascrell, Wilson, Sen. Corzine Introduce College Campus Fire Safety Measure

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    Fri, 11 Jul 2003

    The legislation, designed to address the epidemic of dangerous college campus fires, was initially introduced in 2000 in response to a massive fire at Seton Hall (NJ) University that claimed the lives of three students and injured more than fifty others.

  2. HAVE WE LEARNED THE EVACUATION LESSONS? A COMMENTARY

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 1 Oct 2002

    BY JAKE PAULS Despite its long history as a fire safety measure in buildings, evacuation did not become a prominent topic of discussion until the September 11, 2001, attacks on the World Trade

  1. September 11, 2001: 12 Years Later...

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    Wed, 11 Sep 2013

    time I was in the towers. HAVE WE LEARNED THE EVACUATION LESSONS? A COMMENTARY Despite its long history as a fire safety measure in buildings, evacuation did not become a prominent topic of discussion until the September 11, 2001, attacks on

  2. Limo Association Urges California Gov to Veto Safety Bill

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    Thu, 19 Sep 2013

    explosion" claim was improbable. Both agreed more exits would improve safety for limo passengers. "It's a safety measure and it's very, very clear that another exit would have allowed these women to escape with their lives," said

  3. House Fires: New Threats, New Tactics

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 1 Apr 2013

    our gear does not protect us from its effects-even more reason to better understand fire behavior as a proactive safety measure . (Photo courtesy of Fire Engineering.) Bill Gustin suggests the following reasons to consider emphasizing VES

  4. Lessons Learned: Rescue from Vehicle-House Crash

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    Thu, 2 Sep 2010

    vehicle’s rear axle and secured to the rescue as a safety measure as well. (3) The cribbing and air bag setup ..... used. The redundant, albeit “low -tech,” safety measure of placing the chain around the rear axle was great

  5. Developing Guidelines for Lightning Safety for Firefighters

    Magazine Articles

    Wed, 1 Jun 2011

    emphasize having nonessential personnel remain inside the protection of the enclosed apparatus cab. No policy or other safety measure can guarantee lightning safety on the fireground; however, there are ways to improve the lightning safety on

  6. Portland (ME) Approves Requirement for Fire Sprinklers in All New Homes

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    Thu, 19 Aug 2010

    updated building codes is a great victory for the residents and fire service professionals in the city as this life- safety measure will provide significant protection from the dangers of residential fires,” said NFSA President John Viniello. “The

  7. National Fire Fighter Near-Miss Reporting System: Seat Belt Use

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    Thu, 26 Jan 2012

    s organization. Wearing your seat belt in either a department or personal vehicle is such a simple decision and a safety measure that should be automatic. If emergency responders know the importance of wearing seat belts, then why is it that

  8. National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Unveils Redesigned Seat Belt Pledge

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    Mon, 28 Feb 2011

    need to get to the scene of a call quickly, you need to get there safely. Buckling your seat belt is the easiest safety measure you can take.” Now, all the information about the program, including pledge forms and supporting materials