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2014-04-02 23:22:10

Action Training Systems is releasing their highly anticipated 27-title Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) series. The series teaches specifically to the National EMS Education Standards (NEMSES) established by the U.S. Department of Transportation, with a focus on NREMT skills requirements. Poulsbo, WA (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 As our emergency responders put their lives on the line, a high degree of training is crucial—not only for the patients they serve, but for their own safety as...

2014-03-31 08:30:51

Series of seminars provides educational resources for patient and facility safety MELVILLE, N.Y., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leviton is responding to the growing demand by health care facility managers, engineers, architects and builders for education and awareness related to NFPA® 99: Health Care Facilities Code ("Code") with a series of seminars designed to provide them with knowledge and solutions to help facilitate Code compliance. The National Fire Protection...

2014-03-20 23:04:49

Four States To Adopt Different NFPA and ICC Fire Codes North Vancouver, B.C., Canada (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Specialty Technical Publishers has issued an update to its guide: Fire Code Management of Hazardous Materials: The Essential Guide which enables facilities at state and local government level to assess their compliance with the fire codes that have been adopted by the majority of U.S. states. The four states in the process of changing their fire code designations are:...

2014-02-19 23:25:19

BCG (Buffalo Computer Graphics, Inc.) is pleased to provide the Regional Municipality of Halton an enterprise level DisasterLAN Incident Management System software solution. Buffalo, NY (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 BCG (Buffalo Computer Graphics, Inc.) is pleased to provide the Regional Municipality of Halton an enterprise level DisasterLAN Incident Management System software solution. Halton Region’s DisasterLAN system is now accessible online to regional emergency preparedness partners,...

2014-02-11 23:22:07

Action Training Systems and NVFC Team Up for $250K Training GiveawayVolunteer departments can apply for one of 50 training packages. Poulsbo, WA (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 Action Training Systems (ATS) has teamed up with the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) to provide 50 online training packages to all-volunteer or mostly-volunteer departments, for a total of nearly $250,000 worth of training. Through the ATS/NVFC $250K Training Giveaway, eligible departments can apply for a training...

2014-01-11 23:00:03

Mr. Clouthier’s career spans more than 20 years focusing on loss prevention in the process industries. (PRWEB) January 12, 2014 Mr. Martin Clouthier joins Fauske & Associates, LLC (FAI) as a Senior Consulting Engineer serving Canada for testing and consulting services. Mr. Clouthier’s career spans more than 20 years focusing on loss prevention in the process industries. He has conducted hundreds of formal assessments aimed at identifying, quantifying and reducing the risk of major...

2013-11-26 23:20:53

Emergency Management Market report majorly focuses on the type of systems and platforms, simulation and training tools, incident and emergency services which are being used in the management. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/incident-emergency-management-market-1280.html (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 The report “Emergency Management and Incident Management Market [Web-EOC, Geospatial, ENS, Surveillance, CBRNE, HAZMAT, BCDR, DBMS, Warning Systems, Monitoring, Phones, Gateways,...

2013-11-12 12:27:41

Cardioviva(TM) Awards $30K in Cash and Prizes to Heart Health Champions MONTREAL, Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- What do a former motorcycle dealership owner and MBA candidate, a marine scientist, and an emergency management consultant have in common? While their day jobs might be vastly different, they are all volunteer firefighters who have just been named the winners of the first Search for Cardioviva(TM) Heart Health Champions contest. (Photo:...

2013-10-22 08:26:37

Utilities and the Incident Command System (ICS): A Progress Report PARSIPPANY, N.J., Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Utilities are increasingly adopting the Incident Command System (ICS). To identify trends, best practices, and challenges of ICS in the utilities industry, Macrosoft conducted a survey of 85 participants, representing large and small utilities, drawn from all regions of the U.S. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131022/PH01085) The survey results present a mixed...

2013-10-17 12:23:40

ORLAND PARK, Ill., Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ten years have passed since six people died in a high-rise fire that did not have fire sprinklers at the Cook County Administration Building, 69 W. Washington, October 17, 2003. The City has since established additional fire- and life-safety measures to prevent future tragedies in commercial high-rise buildings. The nonprofit Northern Illinois Fire Sprinkler Advisory Board (NIFSAB) questions the safety of occupants who live in...