Industry News

Company/Association News: June 2020

Issue 6 and Volume 173.

UNDERWRITERS LABORATORIES FIREFIGHTER SAFETY RESEARCH INSTITUTE released the research report, “Analysis of the Coordination of Suppression and Ventilation in Single-Family Homes” based on the first series of experiments conducted as part of the “Study of Coordinated Fire Attack Utilizing Acquired Structures.” The project was funded by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and FEMA’s Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program to increase fire service knowledge of fire dynamics and the impact of firefighting tactics to better understand how suppression and ventilation are coordinated on the fireground in acquired residential structures. See the report at https://ulfirefightersafety.org/posts/report-release-coordinated-attack-single-family-experiments.html. MOBILE LIFE SUPPORT SERVICES, the largest emergency medical provider in the Hudson Valley, New York, area, participated in National Wear Red Day on February 7, 2020. This annual kickoff initiative celebrated on the first Friday of February encourages people across the country to wear red to raise awareness about heart disease. Risk factors for heart disease…

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