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2014-09-19 23:01:34

Collaboration aims to protect employees and prevent tragedies due to unsafe working conditions. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 The Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety today announced an important partnership with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), a recognized international leader in fire safety. The collaboration, formalized today in a Memorandum of Understanding signed by both organizations, will empower Alliance Members, factories, workers and other...

2014-06-29 23:00:06

According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CSPS) about 200 people go to the emergency room with fireworks injuries every day during the month surrounding the 4th of July. AccidentAttorneys.org has provided individuals with a safety guide for the fireworks season. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Recognizing that a seemingly safe and alluring sparkler — which burns at nearly 1200 degrees — will injure dozens of Americans this Independence Day and summer that most often...

2014-06-26 23:10:38

NFPA-compliant device secures wired or wireless communication headsets against emergency maneuvers. Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Firecom, the leading provider of communication equipment for the fire and rescue industry, today announced receipt of a patent for its headset hanger hook designed to retain equipment during emergency maneuvers. The company developed the hanger hook in response to revisions to National Fire Protection Association Standard 1901 that mandates securing...

2014-06-23 12:31:09

DEARBORN, Mich., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carhartt, America's premium work wear brand since 1889, today announced that its insulated flame-resistant (FR) outerwear styles are UL® Classified to the National Fire Protection Association's (NFPA) 2112 safety standard. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120404/DE79667LOGO Previously, UL® testing methods were designed for non-insulated garments which prevented certification for many outerwear styles. UL® has updated testing protocols...

2014-06-11 20:23:11

ORLAND PARK, Ill., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Early this morning, a fire tore through a home in an unincorporated area of southwest suburban Mokena, killing an elderly couple before they were able to escape their home. In addition, a Mokena police officer was treated for smoke inhalation after trying to rescue the occupants. Tom Lia, executive director of the nonprofit Northern Illinois Fire Sprinkler Advisory Board, says the elderly victims fell in the high-risk category for fire...

2014-06-10 23:11:57

Mobility solutions provider FieldConnect attends NFPA Conference in Las Vegas to connect with fire and alarm companies. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Executives from FieldConnect, Inc., a leading innovator of workforce mobility solutions, are attending the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Conference & Expo in Las Vegas, showcasing cutting edge solutions for fire protection & alarm companies. The NFPA Conference & Expo is widely regarded as the largest and most...

2014-06-03 23:12:29

The Electronic Security Association (ESA) offers summer safety tips for consumers. Irving, Texas (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 The summer season has finally arrived. The smell of sunscreen lingers in the air, children are free from homework for the next couple of months and the warm weather provides perfect conditions for spending time outdoors with friends and family. June is also Home Safety Month, so the Electronic Security Association (ESA), the largest trade association serving the security...

2014-06-02 23:08:52

Mobility solutions provider FieldConnect will be in Las Vegas to attend the Construction Financial Management Association and National Fire Protection Association Conferences. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 Executives at FieldConnect, Inc., a leading provider of field service management and workforce mobility solutions, will be in Las Vegas June 8 – 11, attending the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) Annual Conference and the Nation Fire Protection Association...

2014-04-29 08:27:45

National Wildfire Community Preparation Day is May 3, 2014 BLOOMINGTON, Ill., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wildfires are a serious threat to lives and property. The combination of drought, high winds and an excess of dried vegetation in forests and grasslands has made fire seasons progressively worse over the past 50 years. In 2014 alone, more than 16,400 fires have burned 266,000 acres across the United States. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2014-04-10 08:31:34

INDIANAPOLIS, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fighting fires is not for the faint of heart, and requires equipment built to survive raging infernos. For those who run in when everyone else is running out, they put their trust - and their lives - in the hands of specialized safety equipment engineered to protect them. MSA's understanding of this responsibility is being showcased this week in the form of an all-new breathing apparatus platform - called the MSA G1 SCBA - that is designed...


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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
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