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  1. Building Construction: Understanding Loads and Loading

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    Tue, 1 Jun 2010

    look at the components, and trace the load to the ground. This will help you determine how structures are built. Understanding fire behavior and heat transfer will also assist in determining how the structure will react. REACTION OF STRUCTURAL

  2. Building Construction: Understanding Loads and Loading

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    Tue, 1 Jun 2010

    look at the components, and trace the load to the ground. This will help you determine how structures are built. Understanding fire behavior and heat transfer will also assist in determining how the structure will react. REACTION OF STRUCTURAL

  3. Hazmat: Initial Approach and Actions

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    Tue, 22 Mar 2011

    of possible outcomes, and consider appropriate intervention strategies. Understanding the material is much like understanding fire behavior, but unlike fire, each material has its own characteristics.” By the end of the class, Kreutzer said

  4. Fire-Rated Glazing

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    Sun, 1 Jun 2008

    using a standard hose size and pressure. To successfully pass the test, the glass and framing must remain intact. Understanding fire -glass testing is especially critical since some glazing materials are labeled as having 45- and 60-minute fire

  5. Week in Review: July 29, 2010

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    Thu, 29 Jul 2010

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  6. Taming the Fire Triangle

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    Mon, 1 Feb 2010

    domestic product, or $640 billion. The fire regulations on which building safety depends are themselves based on understanding fire dynamics—the fundamental relationship between fuel, oxygen, and heat—the so-called fire triangle on which

  7. All Hell Breaks Loose...Webcast Questions

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    Mon, 7 Dec 2009

    will simply require even more resources and delay help to the initial victim. Q. A comment: The problem is (1) understanding fire behavior (including construction of buildings, etc.) and (2) know your PPE (all of it). You focus too much

  8. The 360-Degree Size-Up

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    Thu, 24 Feb 2011

    fully involved upstairs. This group managed to extinguish enough fire to allow their escape out the front door. Understanding Fire Behavior At the Rockland County Fire Training Center in Pomona, New York, we have taught flashover survival training

  9. LEADERSHIP: FIREFIGHTERS MENTORING FIREFIGHTERS

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    Sun, 1 Aug 2004

    opportunity. Informal and formal discussions of observations provide opportunities to articulate and formulate personal understanding . Fire -fighters must think about what they see, hear, read, and experience. Firefighters who do not reflect on their

  10. FIRE PROTECTION AND RESPONSE FOR LPG BULK STORAGE INSTALLATIONS

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    Mon, 1 Aug 2005

    1998. Industrial Fire Hazards Handbook . National Fire Protection Association, Quincy, Massachusetts, 1990. Understanding Fire Protection for Flammable Liquids . National Fire Protection Association, Quincy, Massachusetts, 2003. Flammable