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2014-10-09 16:22:45

LONDON, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- About Automatic Fire Sprinkler SystemsAn automatic fire sprinkler system is an effective tool to combat fire in a brick-and-mortar structure. In the case of fire, it reacts quickly and reduces heat, flames, and smoke, saving lives and preventing injuries and loss of properties. Automatic fire sprinkler systems are categorized as wet, dry, deluge, and pre-action sprinkler systems. Wet fire sprinkler systems are widely used in residential buildings,...

2014-10-09 12:21:56

EL CAJON, Calif., Oct. 09, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Phyre Technologies, Inc. ("Phyre") announced that they had successfully completed the GOBIGGS(TM) fuel tank inerting system prototype testing and demonstration phase of the Combat Tempered Platform Demonstration (CTPD). Phyre is contracted by Sikorsky Aircraft, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corporation, to build and demonstrate a Green On-Board Inert Gas Generating System (GOBIGGS(TM)) system for the UH-60 BLACK HAWK...

2014-10-07 23:11:45

Ever left the house wondering if the stove was turned off? SensorJet is crowd-funding on Indiegogo now to solve the home fire safety problem. Auckland, New Zealand (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 Sprinklers are in every school, hospital, shopping mall, office building, and library around the world, but what about family homes? A few years ago, Graham Munro, a New Zealand businessman, almost burnt his house down after he got chatting to a neighbor over the fence and forgot the breakfast he’d...

2014-10-07 16:29:55

Kidde Fire Safety Urges Renewed Focus on Working Smoke Alarms During Fire Prevention Week as NFPA Reports 16 Percent Increase in Home Fire Deaths MEBANE, N.C., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Working smoke alarms save lives, but results from a recent survey show that many Americans don't know how long a smoke alarm will protect their families. According to the survey(i), conducted by ORC International on behalf of Kidde Fire Safety, nearly five times as many Americans know the shelf life of a...

2014-10-06 04:20:26

LONDON, October 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The law stating it was compulsory to wear a seatbelt whilst driving - or a front passenger - came about over 30 years ago. Despite this close to 2 million drivers are still failing to buckle up according to a survey conducted by LV= car insurance. [http://www.lv.com ] (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140725/698073 ) Since 1983 when the law changed, police can stop and fine drivers for not wearing a seatbelt or...

2014-09-23 23:10:30

Gas detectors have a buyer power score of 3.7 out of 5, indicating moderate buyer negotiation poweras a result of moderate market concentration, which gives them the choice of many suppliers, the availability of inexpensive imports helps to keep prices low and low price driver volatility; temperate price changes allow buyers to predict and budget gas detector purchases with higher confidence. For these reasons and to help procurement professionals make better buying decisions faster,...

2014-09-19 23:02:50

The North American IR detector market report defines and segments the IR detector market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-ir-detector-sensor-module-1832267878.html (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 The North American IR detector market report defines and segments the IR detector market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. This market was valued at $94.8 million in 2013, and is expected to reach...

2014-09-19 16:20:48

WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As Child Passenger Safety Week wraps up, the U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is launching a new Car Seat Finder Tool, adding the ability to look up car seat recalls on its mobile app, and reminding parents and caregivers to register their child's car seat through its new campaign - "Don't Delay. Register Your Car Seat Today." Every 34 seconds, a child under the age of 13 is involved in a...

2014-09-16 08:21:16

Booster seats can reduce the risk of serious injury by 45 percent compared to seat belts alone WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of National Child Passenger Safety Week, Safe Kids Worldwide released today "Buckle Up: Booster Seats," a new study that finds an alarming number of parents are allowing kids to use a seat belt alone before they are big enough. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140915/146242-INFO The report, funded in part by a $2 million grant from...

2014-09-12 16:20:21

Police, Safety Groups to Offer Safety Seat Checkpoints Statewide HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- State Police and PennDOT are encouraging motorists to participate in free child passenger safety seat checkups throughout Pennsylvania as the agencies mark National Child Passenger Safety Week, Sept. 14 - 20. Additionally, Saturday, Sept. 20, has been designated as "National Seat Check Saturday." "I urge all parents and caregivers to not only get their seats checked, but...


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Weather Reference Library
2012-05-10 10:05:27

When we think of thunderstorms we have to remember the deadliest part of those storms and that is the lightning that occurs with them. Lightning is found in many forms. The first type of lightning is known as cloud to cloud meaning that the electric charge travels from one cloud to the other. The second type of lightning is the Cloud to Air meaning the lighting moves from the cloud and enters the clear air of the sky. A third type of lightning is the cloud to ground. This is the most...

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2010-11-15 19:40:35

Traffic cones, which also have many other names, are cone shaped markers used primarily to redirect traffic in a safe manner. They are used to create separation or merge lanes during construction although more permanent markers are used if the diversion is to stay in place for a long period of time. Charles P. Rudebaker invented the traffic cone in 1914. His version was made of concrete although now the cones are usually made of a brightly-colored thermoplastic or rubber. The cones are...

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2010-10-26 18:19:25

A gas mask is designed to go over the face to protect the wearer from inhaling "airborne pollutants". The mask seals the nose and mouth and many times covers other soft tissues of the face. Some have respirators. Most gas masks provide protection from gaseous and particulate and are often used by riot police and rioters alike. They are also used by graffiti artists to protect them from the fumes. The original design had two small glass eye windows that were thick in order from keeping the...

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2010-10-21 17:15:50

A lightning rod is a metal conductor mounted on the top of a building and connected through a wire to the ground to protect the building from lightning. The rod should conduct the electricity from a lightning strike down through the wire instead of passing through the building. The rod is just a single component in the lightning protections system along with rooftop conductors and multiple conductive paths. Benjamin Franklin invented the lightning rod in 1749. The taller the building the...

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Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.