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2011-05-11 13:26:00

WASHINGTON, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. President Barack Obama has proclaimed May as National Building Safety Month. The first-ever Presidential Proclamation recognizing Building Safety Month declares, "Building safety is a critical component of our homeland security, our personal and public safety, the protection of property, and our economic well?being." It also states: "Building safety and fire prevention officials, architects, engineers, design professionals, builders,...

2011-04-26 07:15:00

CLEVELAND, April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Board for Certification of Safety Managers, also known as BCHCM, recently announced their new Fire Safety Management (FSM) designation for those holding the Certified Healthcare Safety Professional (CHSP) credential. The Board recently issued the first FSM designations to 20 CHSP Diplomates. Please note the FSM designation can only be earned by those holding the CHSP. For additional information about the FSM endorsement, please...

2011-02-22 01:57:00

DUBAI, UAE, February 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a recent report, the majority of fire safety standards within the Middle East and North Africa region are based on codes developed by the US-based National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). Driven by the increase in high-rise construction projects, where the association has devised specific tall building fire codes; and the availability of local training courses, have resulted in the NFPA codes becoming one of the most powerful...

2010-12-23 00:01:08

State Systems Inc. donates 100 smoke detectors to MIFA to commemorate Fire Prevention Week. Memphis, TN (PRWEB) December 22, 2010 State Systems Inc. recently donated 100 smoke detectors to MIFA to commemorate Fire Prevention Week, which was Oct. 3 to 9, 2010. This year's National Fire Prevention Week campaign was aimed toward educating people about the use of smoke detectors and encouraged everyone to make the necessary updates in order to maintain safety. "In light of the recent outbreak...

2010-11-30 11:12:00

YOUNG HARRIS, Ga., Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- This new GREEN product from Roy & Mark Underwood of Sentry UV, Inc. is their latest design to purify any vent that emits carbon gases that cause smells and odors. This product also eliminates pathogens coming from sewage vents that emit viruses and bacterium that are harmful to the indoor environment. This new patented design is the latest technology from the designers to solve the major part of the "sick building syndrome." A...

2010-11-01 14:53:00

PLEASANT VIEW, Tenn., Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Common Voices, an advocates' coalition determined to create a Fire Safe America, released a series of six new Public Service Announcements (PSA) that tell the stories of women who have lost family members in fires and explain the need for fire sprinklers in homes. Each PSA has a personal message from Common Voices advocates, but many with a twist. Advocate Vina Drennan's husband was a firefighter who lost his life fighting a house fire....

2010-10-13 08:00:00

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The only thing more frightening than your child's ghoulish Halloween costume is the potential risk it can pose for serious injury. What's more, scary skeleton string lights and jack-o-lanterns that haunt your home could be potential fire hazards if not used properly. Every Halloween, the second most "decorated" holiday after Christmas, potentially flammable costumes and improperly-used decorations contribute to a significant increase in home...

2010-10-05 07:30:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The Advertising Council, in collaboration with the USDA Forest Service, the National Association of State Foresters (NASF) and Disney, announced today the launch of a new series of public service advertisements (PSAs) designed to raise awareness about wildfire prevention. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/adcouncil/46412/ The new PSAs feature characters and scenes from Disney's Bambi...

2010-06-30 09:16:00

WASHINGTON, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The Advertising Council joined today with the USDA Forest Service and the National Association of State Foresters (NASF) to launch a new series of public service advertisements (PSAs) and an educational DVD for elementary school students designed to provide critical information to Americans about wildfire prevention. The PSAs and DVD are being distributed prior to the July 4th holiday, a time when many people go camping, have outdoor BBQs and light...

2010-05-17 10:49:00

Building Safety Month 2010 WASHINGTON, May 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During May, which is Building Safety Month 2010, the International Code Council Foundation is providing weekly tips and links to additional resources consumers can use to save money and prevent disasters. May 16 -22 is Fire Safety and Awareness Week. "The International Code Council is committed to fire safety as part of its overall mission to build a safer and more sustainable world," said Council CEO Rick...


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