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  1. "Big Box" Store Fire: Lessons Learned

    Article

    Wed, 28 Jan 2015

    and dangerously overload intact members. Redistribution of loads is a concept most accurately determined by a structural engineer or, at the very least, someone with extensive knowledge of building construction. • Although tilt-up walls

  2. P2 ~ "Big Box" Store Fire: Lessons Learned

    Article

    Wed, 28 Jan 2015

    and dangerously overload intact members. Redistribution of loads is a concept most accurately determined by a structural engineer or, at the very least, someone with extensive knowledge of building construction. • Although tilt-up walls

  1. Firefighter Safety: You've Received a Mayday—Now What?

    Online Articles

    Thu, 3 Apr 2014

    rescue efforts. Assess need for heavy technical rescue teams. Monitor structural stability of building, call for structural engineer . Media control/Public information officer. Dispatch to monitor all radio frequencies. All subjects covered

  2. Technical Rescue Training: Training the Technical Rescuer

    Online Articles

    Thu, 4 Dec 2014

    few minutes and then throw your “pitch.” I use the following exchange as an example: “Hey Pat, the structural engineer just informed us that the estimated load we’re shoring is about 15,000 pounds. 4x4s are going to be a no-go. What are we going to do?” Being that they’re new to this field, coach

  3. Wood Shoring Systems: How Do They Perform?

    Magazine Articles

    Thu, 1 Sep 2011

    FEMA US&R and USACE US&R Program, as well as structure specialist instructors. ● DAVID J. HAMMOND is a structural engineer and a member of California's Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Task Force 3 (CATF3). He has served on the

  4. COLLAPSE LESSONS

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 1 Oct 2002

    According to the original structural engineer of the WTC, the buildings ..... Associates, a Houston-based structural engineer , believes that the following ..... building fireproofing. A structural engineer noted the problems of locating

  5. HAZARD MITIGATION

    Magazine Articles

    Sun, 1 Jun 1997

    Felipe Nazario, a civilian structural engineer contracted by PR`s Housing ..... team--David Hammond, a structural engineer and IST lead technical specialist ..... J. HAMMOND, S.E., a structural engineer , is lead instructor for the

  6. Baltimore Taxpayer Fire

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 28 Jan 2014

    occupancy and all exposures that were not protected by a fire wall. It will become an ongoing operation until a structural engineer declares the building safe. After the fire, the department initiated an action review. Some of the main points

  7. Florida Task Force 1 Response

    Magazine Articles

    Wed, 1 Sep 2010

    disaster, resources are scarce. (2) FL-TF 1 Structural Engineer Greg McClelland directed shoring to be used at ..... officer. 1 medical specialist. 1 medical doctor. 1 structural engineer . 2 canine handlers. 2, 3, 4, or 5 rescue specialists (depending

  8. Construction Concerns: Fall Protection Anchorages and Harnesses

    Online Articles

    Wed, 27 Oct 2010

    steel or bar joists at locations selected by the structural engineer (photo 1 ) or fastened through the steel roof ..... size of fasteners required in the design by the structural engineer . Their strength depends on whether they were installed