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  1. CSB Board Votes on Status of Sixteen Safety Recommendations

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    Tue, 21 Apr 2015

    The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) has recently voted to update ..... accident investigations including key safety improvements resulting from the 2006 ..... webpage designed to update the public on safety recommendation status changes. Deputy

  2. Public Education: Maryland Fire Department Offers Memorial Day Safety Tips

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    Thu, 21 May 2015

    circumstances. Everyone needs to keep safety at the forefront of every activity. We offer these commonsense safety tips that will help to keep everyone ..... available for other incidents. Remember, " Safety First Ensures Everyone Goes Home

  1. Fire Service Industry News: Perth East Fire Department Launches Farm Fire Safety Program

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    Sat, 11 Apr 2015

    Department is launching a major farm fire safety program. "Building A Farm Fire Safe ..... program will include a series of farm fire safety videos, direct mail campaigns, event ..... blitzes (#FFSC) and a custom farm fire safety plan program. "Farm-related fires

  2. Technology and EMS: DH S&T Releases Safety Resources for Ambulances

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    Fri, 1 May 2015

    announced the release of two ambulance safety resources for emergency medical services ..... from the National Highway and Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the fatality ..... first responders often place their own safety on the line,” said DHS Deputy Under Secretary

  3. Firefighter Safety : Report: Richmond (VA) Fire Department Hires Censured Deputy Chief

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    Thu, 16 Apr 2015

    Association of Firefighters (IAFF) for safety violations at a previous job, according ..... concerned for their personal health and safety ." Read more about the situation at http ..... 1PSf8te . Drill of the Week: Fireground Safety -- Forecasting Problems, Finding Solutions

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

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    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

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

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    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

  6. Scott Safety Firefighter Stairclimb Raises $1.9M for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

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    Thu, 9 Apr 2015

    788 vertical feet in full turnout gear . Scott Safety , a premier manufacturer of respiratory, PPE, and safety solutions for rescue teams around the world, sponsored the 24th annual Scott Safety Firefighter Stairclimb held Sunday, March 8th in Seattle

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

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    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

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

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    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