short cuts and gadgets

Issue 5 and Volume 112.

short cuts and gadgets DEPARTMENTS Running Board Hose Box for 1 1/2-inch Preconnected Line Pumpers of the industrial fire brigade at General Electric’s Hanford Atomic Products Operation, Richland, Wash., are equipped with a running hoard hose box which contains 150 feet of 1 1/2-inch preconnected dacron hose. The brigade believes that with this assembly the line can be put into operation much faster than a booster line and is more effective and maneuverable. The idea was introduced by Lieutenant M. S. Reninger and can be used on any apparatus having sufficient running board space to mount the 30 by 10 1/2 by 10 1/2-inch box. A quick release strap secures the hose until needed. Fire Safety Pointers in Spring Clean-Up Letter The Borden Company maintains some 700 plant locations in this country and in Canada. Each season of the year, the Safety and Fire Prevention Department sends a letter to…

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