High-rise buildings present several unique challenges not found in traditional low-rise buildings; longer egress times and distance, evacuation strategies, fire department accessibility, smoke movement and fire control.
Aircraft rescue and firefighting (ARFF) is a category of emergency response that involves the response, evacuation and possible rescue of passengers and crew of an aircraft involved in an emergency. This form of response requires specialized equipment.
Industrial firefighters must be prepared to respond to fires of flammable liquid and compressed gases, hazardous material releases, rescues and medical emergencies throughout oil, petro-chemical, pipeline and port facilities.
Managing safety is good for response organizations and it is good for everyone! Addressing health and safety should not be seen as a regulatory burden, as it offers significant opportunities.
Aircraft rescue and firefighting (ARFF) is a specialized category of emergency response that involves the response, hazard mitigation, evacuation and possible rescue of passengers and crew of an aircraft involved in an airport emergency.
Many managers rely on gut instinct to make important decisions, which often leads to poor results. On the contrary, when managers insist on incorporating logic and evidence, they make better choices, benefiting their communities and the response teams serving them.
Emergency service folklore recounts the practice of firefighters growing long beards to help them breathe in smoke. The thinking was that they would dip the beard in a bucket of water, then clinch the wet beard between their teeth and breathe through their mouth, using the wet beard as a filter.
So far this month, most product changes have been around improving some of our exports, allowing for more flexible CSV exports and more consistent exports for Google Earth. We also added the Degree Minute Decimals coordinate system to our map picker as well as improving the address and reverse address lookups on our map picker.