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

  1. Tech Rescue: Shoring Operations

    Online Articles

    Thu, 18 Apr 2013

    By Mike Donahue During a shoring operation, firefighters have one main ..... here Let's examine a few different shoring systems used in these operations ..... the design. The whole concept behind shoring a load is to transfer the weight from

  2. Sloped Floor Shoring Systems

    Online Articles

    Wed, 4 Sep 2013

    article, I wanted to take a look at sloped floor shoring systems. Shoring systems can look complicated purely because of the ..... point B representing the ground . Just because one shoring system looks different from another doesn’t mean

  1. Wood Shoring Systems: How Do They Perform?

    Magazine Articles

    Thu, 1 Sep 2011

    its availability and versatility, wood shoring is widely used to temporarily stabilize ..... search and rescue (US&R) operations. Shoring systems have been developed using wellaccepted ..... characteristics of vertical and lateral wood shoring systems. The sites included the Menlo


    Magazine Articles

    Wed, 1 Mar 1995

    TACTICS AND PROCEDURES PART 14: HORIZONTAL SHORING BY JOHN P. O`CONNELL The horizontal shore can be used for interior and exterior shoring . It is used primarily to support damaged ..... construction. The main purpose of the shoring is to stabilize normal access ways that

  3. Confined Space, Haz-Mat Training, Shoring , Search and Rescue


    Sat, 16 Mar 2013

    Confined Space, Haz-Mat Training, Shoring , Search and Rescue

  4. The Rescue Lab: Drawing Shoring Systems - Tech Rescue - Fire Engineering

    Online Articles

    Fri, 8 May 2015

    effectiveness in rescue situations. This first installment deals with shoring systems and a simple method you can employ to help you visualize ..... Rescuer Creative Thinking in Technical Rescue Sloped Floor Shoring Systems Improvising Anchor Points Size-Up and Plan Development

  5. Shoring Equipment


    Wed, 2 Oct 2013

    Shoring Equipment

  6. Simple Technique for Constructing Shores for Sloped Floors

    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 25 Sep 2015

    By Jeremy Rifflard Emergency shoring is the temporary support of structures ..... construction, collapse, or demolition. Shoring systems protect rescuers while working ..... potential or confirmed collapse area. Shoring is a theoretical approach in which

  7. Fireside Reading

    Online Articles

    Mon, 9 Jan 2006

    By John M. Malecky Emergency Rescue Shoring Techniques By John P. O'Connell Available ..... book is a thorough text on the subject of shoring . Its seven chapters contain detailed ..... covered include: Introduction to Emergency Shoring Techniques . This chapter defines emergency

  8. Supporting a Fractured Building

    Magazine Articles

    Wed, 1 Nov 1995

    P. O`CONNELL A tremendous amount of shoring was erected throughout the Murrah Building ..... could be erected. (The base on which the shoring is assembled must be able to support the ..... results can occur.) The majority of the shoring was done in the interior; a few shores