Safety news and technical articles from Fire Engineering. Search Safety latest and archived news and articles

  1. Reduce Your Toxic Exposure: How Wireless Gas Detection Increases Firefighter, EMS and Public Safety


    Wed, 8 Apr 2015

    the demand for real-time health and safety information, have evolved with the “internet ..... improved community protection and enhanced safety , . To help protect firefighters, many ..... operations and help ensure firefighter safety . This Webcast, sponsored by RAE Systems

  2. Firefighter Health and Safety : NVFC, IAFC Encourage Departments to Create a Culture of Safety

    Online Articles

    Mon, 30 Mar 2015

    theme for the 2015 International Fire/ EMS Safety and Health Week: Creating a Culture of Safety . Fire and EMS departments are encouraged to ..... allow all shifts and personnel to focus on safety and health training and education. An entire

  1. Firefighter Safety : It Wasn't Always This Way: Remembering Chief Bennett

    Online Articles

    Thu, 26 Mar 2015

    fair pay and benefits ; it was about the safety of our firefighters in the field. Many of the ..... equally important to look at firefighter safety . Labor leaders had a lot of work to do ..... in the private sector. The health and safety of firefighters was not yet the discipline

  2. Fire Service Industry News: CSB Releases New Safety Video Entitled "Shock to the System" Detailing 2010 Ammonia Release

    Online Articles

    Thu, 26 Mar 2015

      Today the US Chemical Safety Board (CSB) released its latest safety video detailing key lessons from the release of 32 ..... intensive care unit. The newly released seven-minute safety video, entitled “Shock to the System,” includes

  3. Senator Paul S. Sarbanes Fire Service Safety Leadership Award Goes to IAFF

    Online Articles

    Fri, 20 Mar 2015

    recipient of the 2015 Senator Paul S. Sarbanes Fire Service Safety Leadership Award. The award will be presented at the 27th Annual ..... for their outstanding contributions to firefighter health and safety . State Farm Insurance and VFIS serve as the corporate supporters

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

    Online Articles

    Thu, 5 Mar 2015

    called the San Diego (CA) Regional Public Safety Training Center. This study is comprised ..... sensor (four-gas instrument) as a safety measure. The MSA Safe Site units surrounded ..... monitor for migrating gas that could be a safety hazard. We could remotely read the MSA

  5. Firefighter Health and Safety : NIOSH Study Released on Firefighter Cancer

    Online Articles

    Thu, 19 Feb 2015

    The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has released a report on a study of cancer in firefighters from San Francisco, Chicago, and Philadelphia

  6. Fire Service Industry News: CSB Releases Safety Bulletin on Anhydrous Ammonia Incident Near Mobile (AL)

    Online Articles

    Thu, 15 Jan 2015

    Today the U.S. Chemical Safety Board released a safety bulletin intended to inform industries that utilize anhydrous ..... how to avoid a hazard referred to as hydraulic shock. The safety lessons were derived from an investigation into a 2010 anhydrous

  7. FEMA's Fire Prevention and Safety Grant Application Period Now Open

    Online Articles

    Wed, 18 Mar 2015

    Apply for FEMA's Fire Prevention and Safety grant to help fund your department's fire prevention and safety efforts. The grant supports projects that enhance the safety of the public and firefighters from fire and related hazards. Eligible

  8. Fire Service Industry News: NFPA Announces 2015 Fire and Life Safety Educator of the Year Award winner

    Online Articles

    Sun, 15 Mar 2015

    Worcester, Mass., as the 2015 Fire and Life Safety Educator of the Year . NFPA recognizes ..... steadfast commitment to bringing fire and life safety messages to as many people as possible ..... teaching preschool-aged children fire safety by creating a department guideline for conducting