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  1. Construction Concerns for Firefighters: Structural Collapse

    Online Articles

    Tue, 24 Apr 2012

    present, it probably protects only occupied spaces. In Type IV (heavy timber) buildings, columns, beams, floors ..... combustible. However, they have little mass compared to Type IV or Type I and can be quickly weakened by the heat of a

  2. Building Construction Concerns for Firefighters: Cross Laminated Timber

    Online Articles

    Mon, 15 Jul 2013

    promoted as having excellent fire resistance, comparable to that of non-combustible materials and to heavy timber ( Type IV ) construction, due to the ability of thick wood assemblies to char slowly at a predictable rate while maintaining most

  3. Sempermed Introduces SemperSure Sterile Accelerator Free, Powder-Free Nitrile Exam Glove

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    Wed, 31 Aug 2011

    increased. Additionally, Sempermed’s accelerator freeSemperSure line helps to decrease the risk of developing Type I and Type IV allergic reactions. SemperSure Sterile Nitrile Examination gloves are available in size small, medium, and large.The

  4. Construction Concerns for Firefighters: Trusses

    Online Articles

    Wed, 27 Feb 2013

    for bridges and adapted for use in buildings. Photo 2 shows a timber roof truss in a "mill" (the ancestor of modern Type IV or heavy timber) building from 1840. The compression members of this truss are of wood, ranging from 8 x 8 inches to 12

  5. Firefighter Trapped in the Floor: The Rochester Drill

    Magazine Articles

    Sat, 1 Mar 2008

    frame (Type V), heavy timber ( Type IV ), and ordinary (Type III) construction ..... subfloor or two, also made of wood. Type IV construction wood floors are found ..... floors, but it is very apparent in Type IV construction as a result of age and use. Intense

  6. Front-Line Decision Making: The Importance of Building Construction Characteristics 3

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    Mon, 15 Jun 2009

    unsuspecting firefighters. Heavy timber ( Type IV ) construction is also known as mill ..... of the original construction. In Type IV construction, the interior walls ..... International Building Code (IBC) requires Type IV buildings to have at least a 20

  7. Whom Do You Call on in a Disaster: Your Local USAR Team or Mutual Aid?

    Online Articles

    Thu, 24 Sep 2009

    training as well as a CERT program to supplement our support staff. Fort Lauderdale can also deploy a state-designated Type IV "Light Task Force" for rapid regional response to any disaster in Florida. From there, the Department of Homeland Security

  8. Atlanta Tornado: Fulton Cotton Mill Lofts Search Operations

    Magazine Articles

    Sun, 1 Jun 2008

    the 12.5-acre site, most of them built between 1885 and 1922. Six of the structures are heavy timber construction ( Type IV ) and comprise 750,000 square feet divided into 506 units. All of the buildings within the complex had been occupied to some extent

  9. Brunacini's Hazard Zone Management Conference to Address Firefighter Safety, Decision Making

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    Thu, 19 Aug 2010

    Realizing that the fire service has been missing a comprehensive, NIMS Type IV and V, hazard zone incident management certification system has lead to the inception of the Blue Card Command Certification program

  10. 101 Drills for the Company Officer

    Magazine Articles

    Wed, 1 Jul 2009

    Dodson’s The Art of Reading Smoke DVD. 22. Review the basic types of construction (Type I, Type II, Type III, Type IV , and Type V), especially as they relate to the buildings and types of construction commonly found within your jurisdiction