Posts Tagged ‘fire’
SFPE and Bentley Systems Announce Memorial GrantFebruary 16th, 2012
The purpose of the Chief Donald J. Burns Memorial Research Grant is to integrate information modeling as a means of improving infrastructure safety and first responder
Best Practices For Fire ReadinessSeptember 28th, 2011
In recognition of Fire Prevention Month, Cintas Corporation has released a list of best practices to help facility managers prevent and prepare for a fire.
Survey Finds Americans Typically Misjudge Fire Safety RisksFebruary 14th, 2011
Survey reveals that 70% of Americans feel safer from fire at home than in a commercial high rise building, and another 24% feel no difference in their
Remembering The Rhythm Night Club FireApril 23rd, 2010
The April 23, 1940 fire in Natchez, MS remains the second deadliest night club fire in U.S.
Protecting Elderly Populations In A FireFebruary 22nd, 2010
In a recent nationwide survey conducted by the Society for Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE), Americans correctly identified adults age 65 and older as the most at-risk
FRIDAY FUNNY: Rooftops Are No Place For Blowup DollsJanuary 29th, 2010
In Houston, TX, the public will no longer be subjected to inflatable marketing devices. This comes after a recent incident on a shopping center rooftop, when an out-of-control blowup gorilla deflated and caused a
Fire Prevention Week Oct. 4-10October 7th, 2009
This weeklong observance was established in 1922 to commemorate the Great Chicago Fire that occurred in