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Entries for 2012

On site fire training company changes name, location and management
IFW publisher David White addresses Society of Fire Protection Engineers Conference in Dammam, Saudi Arabia
Among Recipients for the Regents Fellow Service Award
U.S. Forest Service integrating to Avenza digital mapping solution
Corpus Christi refinery firefighters train aboard WWII aircraft carrier
New Mexico refinery to pay $400K fine for  2010 explosion
Fire truck distributor co-sponsors Dec. 3 episode of ABC home repair show 
Minnesota plastics manufacturer recovers from devastating office fire
Impact of factory fire ripples through Australian car industry
Kentucky mutual aid responders unite for training in October
German plant fire fosters global automotive collaboration to find CDT substitute
Firefighters practice for tunnel emergencies using an unfinished nuclear-power plant
Spontaneous combustion blamed for Oct. 1 fuel plant fire
Williams Fire & Hazard Control breaks ground in Port Arthur
Illinois firefighters receive top-notch training in Corpus Christi
California chemical plant holds yearly emergency drill
California crude unit knocked out in August fire will be offline until 2013
BP sells troubled refinery, other assets to Marathon for $2.5 billion
Wyoming OSHA fines refinery $155,000 for May 8 fire
Workers rescue colleague trapped in burning UK plastics factory
Thermite tank from Howe and Howe Technologies is the latest entry of robotics to danger zones.
Diaper shortage possible after plant explosion
French court rules factory chief, Total subsidiary guilty in fatal 2001 plant blast
Either gunpowder or hydrocarbon vapor, the principle behind the blast is the same
Vapor release at a Gulf Coast plant threatens neighboring oil refinery
Darley's new ZS 3000 pump delivers record flow for emergency responders
Modern technology allows water tank inspections without taking the tank out of service
When havoc drifts toward you
Vapor: The most dangerous state
Beware of refinery vapor cloud release
Sorry doesn't get the job done
Small town firefighters protect big chunk of Illinois economy
Ohio plant destroyed by fire in 2011 will not rebuild
New telephone alert vendor sought by county after August 6 refinery fire fumble
CSB releases photos of vapor cloud involved in August 6 accident at Richmond, CA, refinery
2011 Canadian refinery explosion and fire began with corroded pipe

Despite recent blaze, California refinery's safety record is better than most

Action Training Systems receives 2012 Best of Poulsbo Award for first responder education & training
Gulf Coast refinery activates toxic release procedures following accident at neighboring plant
Vol. 27 No. 4
New Zealand company takes $20m hit from plant fire
Vol. 27 No. 4
Transocean, BP failed to learn critical lessons from 2005 BP refinery explosion regarding safety performance
Vol. 27 No. 4
Spill report cites poor safety management in 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster
Vol. 27 No. 4
Industrial school attracts largest number since 1996
Vol. 27 No. 4
Intumescent coatings buy time in fire emergencies
Vol. 27 No. 3
Mega-tank fire suppression solutions
Vol. 27 No. 3
Fire resistant garment maker TECGEN markets Williams F&HC PPE design
Vol. 27 No. 3
Williams F&HC conducts annual foam fire fighting school in Texas
Vol. 27 No. 3
Williams Fire and Hazard Control demonstrates worst case scenario in tank fire fighting
Vol. 27 No. 3
Emergency respirator now protects against CO
Vol. 27 No. 3
Chevron firefighters take to the TEEX training field at Texas A&M to gain valuable live-fire experience
Vol. 27 No. 3
Nevada firm stakes training claim
Vol. 27 No. 3
Preplanning for conveyor belt fires
Vol. 27 No. 3
Electronics: A genie in a bottle
Vol. 27 No. 4
Musings from the chalkboard
Vol. 27 No. 3
Study probes municipal confined space readiness
Vol. 27 No. 3
Chemical Safety Board to pursue full investigation of August 6 refinery fire in Richmond, CA
California city gives state power plant fire duties
Vol. 27 Summer
Oman fire emphasizes actual skill over building a paper trail
Vol. 27 Fall 2012
Latest emergency escape hood protects against CO
Vol. 27 Summer 2012
CSB commends Massachusetts for issuing tough hazmat storage and processing rules
Vol. 27 Summer 2012
Former Conroe, Denton TX fire chief dead at 62
Vol. 27 Summer 2012
Fire resistant garment maker TECGEN markets Williams F&HC PPE design
Vol. 27 No. 3
Comment period opens for proposed hazardous materials regulation revision
Vol. 27 Summer 2012
German chemical plant fire threatens auto backlog
Vol. 27 Summer 2012
BP refinery closer to restarting work after fire
Vol. 27 Summer 2012
Los Angeles Fire Department battles administration building blaze
Vol. 27 Spring 2012
Mississippi firefighters build big reputation
Vol 27 Spring 2012
Research shows certain temperature and heat conditions can seriously damage face piece lenses on standard firefighter breathing equipment
Vol. 27 Spring 2012
Kentucky fire truck maker avoids standard issue
Vol. 27 Spring 2012
DuPont participates in performance study on used turnout gear
Vol. 27 Spring 2012
Stready growth seen in making smaller fire trucks
Vol 27 Spring 2012
New national standard implemented
Vol. 27 Spring 2012
Pre-planning that old textile mill
Vol. 27 Spring 2012
Simulations: Exercises in futility
Vol. 27 Spring 2012
Critical resources for success
Vol. 27 Spring 2012
BP oil spill probe is being hindered by oil rig owner, government lawyer says
Vol. 27 Spring
CSB deploys to investigate hydrofluoric acid release at Corpus Christi, TX, refinery
Vol. 27 Spring 2012
Kenova plant donates $25,000 toward purchase of new ambulances
Vol. 27 Spring 2012
Oil spill led to factory blast that killed 25
Vol. 27 Spring 2012
Company to unveil new concept in high-performing, compact pumps at FDIC 2012
Vol. 27 Spring 2012
Feds: Nebraska nuke plant fire was serious threat
Vol. 27 Spring 2012
Important, sensitive equipment in hostile environment is protected by innovative enclosure system developed by SafeSpace Buildings
Vol. 27 Spring 2012
City of San Bruno and PG&E reach agreement on $70 million restitution for San Bruno community to support recovery from pipeline accident
Vol. 27 Spring 2012
Massachusetts fire chief looking to stay one step ahead of a spill
Vol. 27 Spring 2012
Japanese robot probes nuclear reactor
Vol. 27 Spring 2012
Steel plant fire truck finds new life in Peru
Vol. 27 Spring 2012
Navy's robot firefighter to throw extinguisher grenades
Vol. 27 Spring 2012
Fire pump company leaving Pennsylvania after nearly 100 years
Vol. 27 Spring 2012
Mock drill at disaster management expo in India
Vol. 27 Spring 2012
Company says natural gas fire that killed 2 and destroyed rig off Nigeria has stopped
Vol. 27 Spring 2012
OSHA and the Society for Chemical Hazard Communication renew alliance
Vol. 27 Spring 2012
CPD launch new thermal modelling application
Vol. 27 Spring 2012
Explosion proof linear transducer now has worldwide hazardous approval ratings
Vol. 27 Spring 2012
Combustible dust tragedies could be prevented through laboratory testing
Vol. 27 Spring 2012
Company expands integrated voice messaging system
Vol. 27 Spring 2012
Company wins order from Saudi Arabia
Vol. 27 Spring 2012
Oshkosh buys SNOZZLE
Vol. 27 Spring 2012
Darley introduces new ZS pump at FDIC
Vol. 27 Spring 2012
Darley introduces water treatment technology for first responders
Vol. 27 Spring 2012
CSB Releases New Safety Video on Fatal Hot Work Explosion at DuPont Facility in Buffalo
Vol. 27 Summer 2012
KME introduces specialized apparatus for power plant protection
Vol. 27 Spring 2012
Exercise prepares National Guard team for real-life disaster
Vol. 27 Spring 2012
Los Angeles notes 65th anniversary of historic explosion
Vol. 27 Spring 2012
Fike launches new remote power supply
Vol. 27 Spring 2012
OSHA cites Wisconsin company with safety violations after fire at processing facility
Vol. 27 Spring 2012
Notifier Marine Fire Protection Systems
Vol. 27 Spring 2012
Burned-out window and door frame plant unlikely to reopen
Vol. 27 Spring 2012
Leak problem at Corpus Christi refinery known for months, CSB says
Vol . 27 Spring 2012
Judge to hear spill-related subpoena dispute between CSB and Transocean
Vol. 27 Spring 2012
Employers fined in Sylmar Alternative Energy explosion
Vol. 27 Spring 2012
Industrial insulation fire hazard a terrifying catastrophe that goes unnoticed until it's too late
Vol. 27 Spring 2012
Companies vow to maintain emergency personnel in Middletown, PA
Vol. 27 Spring 2012
Valero building $30M maintenance center that includes fire station
Vol. 27 Spring 2012
4th anniversary of Georgia sugar refinery blast noted
Vol. 27 Winter 2012
China environmental accidents on rise, chemicals industry key cause, as costs mount
Vol. 27 Spring 2012
Firefighters mark 10th anniversary of silo fire at EnTire Recycling plant
Vol. 27 Spring 2012
Kleen Energy Plant explosion two years later, victims remembered
Vol. 27 Spring 2012
No combustible dust rules from OSHA any time soon
Vol. 27 Spring 2012
Globe Specialty Metals reopens Bridgeport, AL, ferrosilicon plant after November fire
Vol. 2 Spring 2012
California salami plant to pay $700K for ammonia leak
Vol. 27 Spring 2012
Industrial Scientific recalls GasBadge Plus single-gas monitors
Vol. 27 Spring 2012
Valero CEO issues statement on Obama decision regarding Keystone XL pipeline
Vol. 27 Spring 2012
Firm fined for industrial accident after worker hit with pot containing molten metal
Vol. 27 Spring 2012
Worker's burning at metal finishing plant leads to $51,680 fine
Vol. 27 Spring 2012
Fire retardant foam spill floods AFB golf course
Vol. 27 Spring 2012
Nevada closes Fire Science Academy due to lingering debt problems
Vol 27 Winter 2012
Retired company firefighter keeps personal museum charting fire response at Rochester plant
Vol. 27 Spring 2012
Report criticizes failure to report small fire at nuclear weapons plant
Vol. 27 Winter 2012
Massachusetts fire department cancels nuclear disaster training
Vol. 27 Spring 2012
Oregon manufacturer sues power company over outages
Vol. 27 Spring 2012
EPA releases 2010 annual toxic analysis
Vol. 27 Spring 2012
Tennessee plant hit with 11 fire code violations
Vol. 26 Spring 2012
NH factory owner indicted in deadly explosion
Vol. 27 Winter 2012
Fire extinguisher fraud lands Welsh factory owner a 30-month sentence
Vol. 27 Winter 2012
Wave of burning chemicals escaping Waxahachie, TX, industrial fire destroys tower ladder in less than five minutes
Vol. 27 Winter 2012
Firefighter Dwight Williams calls it quits
Vol. 26 Fall 2011
FSA closing accelerates nozzle testing
Vol. 27 Winter 2012
Louisiana refinery takes proactive stance on back injuries using RollNRack device
Vol. 27 Winter 2012
Miracle words make good sense
Vol. 27 Winter 2012
Hidden hazards in making paper
Vol. 27 Winter 2012
New cover for an old book
Vol. 27 Winter 2012
Federal program designed to protect chemical workers
Vol. 27 Winter 2012
Plant managers failed to act before accidents
Vol. 27 Spring
Training & consulting firm specializes in industrial emergency preparedness
Vol. 27 Spring 2012
Periodic inspection and maintenance assure that venting works in combustible dust explosions, says technology chief
Vol. 27 Spring 2012
 
 

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