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CSB releases analysis showing February 2014 release of sulfuric acid at California refinery resulted from inadequately tightened fitting
Solberg's RE-HEALING flourine-free foam achieves FM approvaLcertification
Lou Molino, IFW technical editor, dead at 49
Initiative replaces fluorine-based foam concentrates in foam/water sprinkler systems
Retired Chevron fire captain, training officer, dead at 61
Fluorine-free foam achieves FM approval certification
Chemical Safety Board faults key device for 2010 Gulf oil spill
Power plant fire caused by mechanic error
Fertilizer storage facility burns in Athens, TX
Firefighters response to New Zealand factory fire criticized
Larson Electronics reveals new Class 1 Division 1 explosion proof drop light
New ultra-rugged mobile device tailored for extreme operating conditions
5.11 Tactical launches collection in recognition of Memorial Day
London mayor liable for 2011 Sony warehouse arson
Criminal charges brought in 2013 Quebec rail explosion and fire
Waterous' new pump exceeds industrial pumping demands
Steelmaker faces stiffer sentences in 2007 fatalities
OSHA cites refinery for explosion that killed operator
Feds issue report on deadly 2013 West, Texas fertilizer explosion
Industrial fire ruled accidental
Texas Forest Service assistant chief dead at age 44
IFW publisher David White honored with Red Adair Award during WFHC XTREME school
Baker adapts dumpsters as traveling LDH containers
Refinery investigation 'challenging,' but on track
Wyoming refinery faces $201,000 fine by state safety regulators
HazSim safely simulates truthful hazmat situations
State considers safer storage of fertilizer involved in West, TX blast
Chemical Safety Board to hold public meeting April 22 on West, TX blast
Training for collapse operations
Protection of assets from wildland fires
The stretcher and its many incarnations
Foams, fires and freight rates
Furious anglers demand payout after UK fish deaths
Company blocked access to state regulators after fatal natural gas well fire in Pennsylvania
911 Safety offers services beyond cleaning and repair
CSB blames 2009 hydrogen blast at Utah refinery on corrosion
Lawyer pleads guilty to embezzlement in 2006 ink plant explosion
Combustible dust explosions prompt calls for more oversight
Maine fire chief testifies before Senate subcommittee on Quebec disaster
Central Indiana glass plant to pay record safety penalty
New Corpus Christi pumper represents three fire protection giants
New firefighters ready to protect Kemper County energy facilities
Texas A&M and ConocoPhillips host process safety symposium in Qatar
Trains revive Philadelphia refineries but present new risks
Ontario firefighters participate in chemical plant emergency drill
State investigating 2012 emergency at Louisiana chemical plant
International emergency response company specializes in industrial work
Corpus industrial firefighters announce construction of new fire station and administration building
Fire marshal suspects thermal heater or pump to blame for January fire
RE-HEALING™ foam concentrates meet Statoil’s demanding environmental requirements
CSB announces public meeting in Anacortes, WA, to vote on final report into fatal 2010 refinery explosion
Company contributes $500,000 to Brayton Fire Training Field in Texas
CNN features a positive report on Georgia disaster training center
Freezing temperatures affect water tanks
Correct problems to prevent API tank failures
Texas emergency responders scope out Delaware County, PA, move
Canadian regulators say oil in train accident as volatile as gasoline
Industries face stricter regulation of flaring systems
Trailblazing female refinery firefighter led the way
Historic factory burns in Michigan
All-Terrain 6x6 ambulance offers extensive options
Engine room blast aboard a propane carrier proves tricky for Williams Fire & Hazard Control
Union urges Philadelphia D.A. to charge factory owners in 2012 fire that killed two responders
Long Beach (CA) Fire Department's new rig fights fuel fires with foam
TFT introduces BlitzFire HE and BlitzFire Oscillating HE
CSB investigation finds 2010 refinery fatal explosion resulted from “high temperature hydrogen attack” damage to heat exchanger
Carbohydrates replace fluorine as basis for new AFFF substitute
Automatic weather monitoring for industrial emergency responders
OSHA seeks cause of animal feed factory blast
Pierce announces winner of its Long Haul sweepstakes to benefit the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation
New high power blasting gun light released by Larson Electronics
Four Foot Explosion Proof LED Light Fixture Approved for Paint Booths
Agency names 13 safety violations after fatal injury in Aurora, MO., last year
A new idea for hiking backpacks helped found an innovative force in designing fire resistant apparel
Dallas company cleans, inspects personal protective equipment
October school helps determine class schedule
ROCO awarded USAF Pararescue training contract
Feds propose new regulations to prevent next deadly chemical plant explosion
Derailment explosion devastates Canadian community of Lac-Mégantic
Une alternative aux AFFF utilise des hydrates de carbone au lieu du fluor
DOT issues warning about oil shipped from North Dakota, Montana
Williams Fire & Hazard Control opens its new headquarters in Port Arthur, TX
Neuartiger AFFF-Ersatz setzt auf Kohlehydrate statt Fluor
Un nuevo sustituto de AFFF utiliza hidratos de carbono en vez de flúor
BP holds semi-annual fire school in Texas
Training for collapse operations
Preparedness - a shared responsibility
Violence in the EMS workplace
Penton Publishing announces closing of Fire Chief magazine and website effective Nov. 22
3 companies given citations, fines for fatal flash fire at refinery
CSB commends NFPA on expedited development of a comprehensive standard for fuel gas safety
OSHA finds 15 violations in grain bin death
Elkhart Brass partners with national organizations to support athletic competition
Owner convicted of negligent homicide in fatal 2010 gunpowder plant blast
Recognized as one of the fastest growing Aggie-owned or managed companies in the world
DuPont launches next-generation multi-hazard protection
Solberg expands UL certification for RE-HEALING™ fluorine-free foam
Wife of Industrial Fire World editor dies at age 60 after lengthy illness
Annual Texas A&M fire school draws international attendance
Rural Mississippi fire department adds more petroleum fires to its impressive resume
Solberg moves into new markets with flourine-free foam technology
Intertek inspects and certifies products to safety standards
Texas company specializes in compressed air foam systems
Firefighters embrace innovation
Training for trench rescue
What is an API inspection?
Dinosaurs are born, not made
CSB finds fatal 2009 NDK explosion resulted from stress corrosion cracking of high-pressure vessel; crystal maker failed to inspect or test vessels and to heed earlier warning about risk to public
Preparing for emergencies in industrial silos
Fire brigade chooses Solberg RE-HEALING foam
Solberg introduces RE-HEALING Foam Environmental Warranty
Texas first responder pleads guilty to destructive device charge
Texas fertilizer plant where 15 died in blast cited
Tyco opens new 70,000-square-foot Williams Fire & Hazard Control facility in Port Arthur, TX
Government shutdown stalls West, TX, explosion probe
Dallas firefighter's death questioned in TV news report
Larson Electronics introduces magnetic mount LED light with L6-20 twist lock plug
School strives to give Asian nation solid footing in industrial fire training
Elkhart Brass joins forces with Ontario supplier and service provider
Judges say company improperly declared gas pipelines safe
Report blames welding for 2012 Gulf platform blast that killed 3
Five facilities similar to West fertilizer plant refuse inspection by Texas fire marshal
OSHA cites Montana refinery related to February 2013 emergency
Chemical Safety Board chair calls for regulatory coverage of reactive chemicals
Emergency response trainees engage in disaster simulation
EPA updates oil and gas standards for storage tanks
Canada revokes license of railway involved in Quebec disaster to operate outside U.S.
No evidence found linking ex-paramedic to West, TX fertilizer blast
Company agrees to pay $2 million for Richmond, CA refinery fire
Obama calls for improved chemical facility safety and security
DuPont updates hot work standard
Rig owner loses round in oil spill document fight
Preliminary report says iron sulfide reacting with oxygen to blame for Detroit refinery fire in April.
California panel urges more refinery safety oversight
Michigan town sends replacement fire truck to Abbott, TX
UK leader in fire equipment acquired in buyout by management
OSHA announces new National Emphasis Program for occupational exposure to isocyanates
A town torn apart
Alabama fire school develops modern training techniques
Phony metropolis provides setting for disaster training
Chevron firefighters test their skills at TEEX
Firm adapts ATVs for fire service use
Modifications to meet growing demand
Training for collapse operations
If a tree falls? - the human element
For whom the bell tolls
Responders attend annual BP fire school.
Allianz risk engineers tackle live-fire training
Williams Fire & Hazard Control holds annual foam school in Beaumont, TX
A formula for success
Prudhoe Bay firefighters help keep Alaskans cool
XCIEL introduces custom case to protect Apple devices in hazardous environments
Firetrace offers integrated solution to detection and suppression issues
Preplanning: The need to test assumptions
Vietnam in the 21st Century
Fort Worth company specializes in new training techniques
Perrin uses its proven PowerCube technology to create HVAC system for Smeal fire apparatus
Responder resources budget priorities
Preplanning for molten material releases
Has a safety culture been established?
EMS placed in 'at risk' situations
Training for an 'active shooter'
CWSI alarm systems merge existing technology with new
Contract worker dies from injuries sustained in an April 17 refinery fire in Beaumont, TX
Spartan promotes cab protection with new sensor/air bag system
Cart mounted explosion proof LED lighting
Pennsylvania firefighters donate truck to devastated West, Texas
OSHA issues new resource to protect emergency workers at combustible dust fires
IES gives industry a third choice in providing plant fire protection
Larson Electronics Releases Explosion Proof Exit Sign with Emergency Backup
Elkhart Brass simplifies pump controls
Allianz risk engineers broaden their experience with live-fire training at TEEX
The late Phil Cummins remembered as the Nostradamus of modern fire fighting
A Minnesota refinery brigade unites management, personnel and the community in its protection strategy
Chemical Safety Board criticized for lengthy investigations still pending

Judge finds for CSB in Deepwater Horizon probe

Texas State Fire Marshal's Office and the ATF conclude their scene investigation in the West  fertilizer plant explosion
Emergency plan preserved computer data as fire destroyed Wisconsin plant
Man arrested for sabotage at oil refinery near Rawlins, WY
Fish kill prompts bill to improve emergency response in Georgia
Legionella found in samples taken from Australian oil refinery drinking water
Cause determined in Saskatchewan refinery fire
Larson Electronics Introduces Explosion Proof LED Light Tower
Northwest Homer Fire Department District receives vehicle donation from CITGO Lemont, IL, refinery
Risks to plant safety, productivity could rise along with increase in oil production. WIKA's Full Audit Service Team provides instrumentation expertise to protect lives, operations, profits
No charges filed in 2008 sugar refinery fire that killed 14 workers in Savannah, GA
UK roofing contractor ordered to pay £21m fine after factory fire
Southeast Kansas refinery to pay $2.3 million for 2007 spill
Company receives Aurora Award for infection control and prevention training
Survivor of Kentucky plant explosion shares memories on 10th anniversary
Federal and state investigators release technical report on Richmond, CA, refinery pipe rupture and fire
5th anniversary of Georgia sugar refinery dust explosion that killed 14 and injured dozens
Deadly Middletown, CT, explosion in 2010 caused changes in workplace safety
Chemical Safety Board releases report on Louisville, KY, explosion that killed two in 2011.
Action Training Systems receives Aurora Award for vehicle extrication training program
California bay area refinery fined nearly $1M for August 2012 vapor release fire
CSB statement on Van, TX, storage tank blast finds similarities to 2009 Mississippi tragedy
Massachusetts chemical plant roof fire quickly extinguished
OSHA awards Roco Rescue the VPP Star for identification and elimination of hazards
Fireworks disposal explosion that killed 5 resulted from unsafe practices, says CSB investigators
1988 grain elevator blast in Henderson, KY, killed 3
1963 Indiana meat packing plant explosion killed 17, injured more than 50
110th anniversary of famous Massachusetts industrial disaster that killed 22
Firefighters may have gouged pipe that triggered the Richmond, CA, refinery vapor cloud fire
OSU traces its heritage in fire back to the 1930s
Equipping leaders in industrial hygiene, fire technology and safety
A sampling of the best and brightest to go through Oklahoma State University's fire and safety programs
A lost friend is recalled on the anniversary of the worst boilover disaster on record
Owners are responsible for addressing repair & maintenance issues with tanks
Panasonic offers updates for Toughbook computers
Latest Firecom intercom goes further in advancing improved communications
Device concentrates dry powder near fire
Has the flammability of modern man-made materials made it time to change fire ground tactics?
New tools to maintain EMS skills
The politics and properties of hazmat
Preplanning for refinery vapor releases
Making the most of simulations
Rawlins, WY, refinery worker recovers from May 2012 fire
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
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
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
Vapor: The most dangerous state
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
Chemical Safety Board to pursue full investigation of August 6 refinery fire in Richmond, CA
 
 

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