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

    Online Articles

    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. Firefighter Safety: Butane Honey Oil Risk Assessment for First Responders

    Online Articles

    Thu, 5 Mar 2015

    butane that we used. We also used the MSA Safe Sites with a combustible gas sensor (four-gas instrument) as a safety measure . The MSA Safe Site units surrounded the room where that gas was expelled, to monitor for migrating gas that could

  2. Torrance ExxonMobil Refinery Experiences Large Explosion

    Online Articles

    Wed, 18 Feb 2015

    neighboring beach cities. Meanwhile, the refinery's flare system sent flames shooting hundreds of feet into the air as a safety measure , Torrance Fire Department Capt. Steve Deuel said. "There was an activation of their flare system, which is a

  3. Preplanning Pays Off

    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 25 Apr 2014

    gets ready to enter the apartment above the B side store. Another member foots the ladder, an extremely important safety measure especially in inclement weather. Weather. The weather at this fire caused some problems. The fire occurred right

  4. 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

  5. Limo Association Urges California Gov to Veto Safety Bill

    Online Articles

    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

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

    Online Articles

    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

  7. 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

  8. NJ Assembly Panel Approves Solar Panel Bill to Help Protect Firefighters

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    Fri, 9 Mar 2012

    A-266, would require buildings to clearly label with an exterior emblem whether they have a solar panel. The safety measure was recommended by the National Fire Protection Association, which noted buildings with solar power systems "can