The Center for Public Safety Excellence, Inc. (CPSE) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that, for more than a decade, has helped local public safety agencies around the world streamline and improve the services they provide their communities. Through its individual commissions, CPSE provides a host of programs including accreditation for fire and emergency service agencies and professional designations for senior-level fire and emergency service officers.
House fires in the U.S. are devastating disasters. In 2011, there were over 1,389,000 fires resulting in 17,500 injuries and over 3,000 deaths. While some of these fires are unavoidable, others could have been prevented entirely by ensuring proper home maintenance and safety. The Dansker and Aspromonte Personal Injury Attorneys firm provides extent information at their website on Fire Prevention Tips and Escape Plans, What to Do in the Event of an Actural Fire, and What to do After a House Fire.
FIREHOUSE Software, A Xerox Solution, is the best fire records management software in the industry, backed by the best support. That explains why FIREHOUSE Software is the most widely used NFIRS 5.0 incident reporting software package, and more fire departments and EMS agencies depend on FIREHOUSE Software for their records management needs than any other software. FIREHOUSE Software is designed to make records entry and records management as easy as possible for fire departments and EMS agencies of all sizes.
The International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) represents the leadership of firefighters and emergency responders worldwide; our members are the world's leading experts in firefighting, emergency medical services, terrorism response, hazardous materials spills, natural disasters, search and rescue, and public safety policy. Since 1873, the IAFC has provided a forum for fire and emergency service leaders to exchange ideas, develop professionally and uncover the latest products and services available to first responders.
The International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF), headquartered in Washington, DC, represents more than 300,000 full-time professional fire fighters and paramedics who protect 85 percent of the nation’s population. More than 3,200 affiliates and their members protect communities in every state in the United States and in Canada. In addition to city and county fire fighters and emergency medical personnel, IAFF members include state employees, federal workers and fire and emergency medical personnel employed at certain industrial facilities. Today, the IAFF is the primary advocate for providing fire fighters and paramedics with the tools they need to perform their jobs. The IAFF provides a strong voice in the development and implementation of new training and equipment, and has worked hard to ensure the proper staffing of fire and EMS departments. The IAFF is a member driven organization—for fire fighters, by fire fighters.
Founded in 1901 and now part of the U.S. Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is one of the nation's oldest physical science laboratories. Congress established the agency to remove a major handicap to U.S. industrial competitiveness at the time—a second-rate measurement infrastructure that lagged behind the capabilities of England, Germany, and other economic rivals. Today, NIST measurements support the smallest of technologies - nanoscale devices so tiny that tens of thousands can fit on the end of a single human hair - to the largest and most complex of human-made creations, from earthquake-resistant skyscrapers to wide-body jetliners to global communication networks.
Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) was founded in 1865 to create and convey the latest science and engineering knowledge in ways that are most beneficial to society. WPI's founding motto of Theory and Practice continues to underlie our academic programs. WPI graduates emerge ready to take on critical challenges in science and technology, knowing how their work can impact society and improve the quality of life. WPI's academic departments offer more than 50 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in science, engineering, technology, management, the social sciences, and the humanities and arts, leading to the BA, BS, MS, ME, MBA and PhD.
Advanced Recovery Systems is an organization dedicated to providing assistance to people with substance abuse issues, and co-occurring disorders. Our IAFF Center of Excellence is a one-of-a-kind facility specifically for IAFF members. Our staff understands the pressures associated with the fire and rescue profession, and through evidence based approaches are able to provide the best possible therapy and treatment services to aid in the recovery process.
When the weather is pleasant, there is no better way to spend time with your friends and family than hosting a barbecue. Whether you will be caravanning, camping, or simply firing up your barbecue in your backyard, you'll be able to enjoy a delicious meal prepared in the great outdoors. Unfortunately, many injuries involving barbecues and outdoor cooking occur each year, but by keeping the following tips in mind, you'll be prepared to enjoy your barbecue safely.
Founded in 1898, Bullard is a leading manufacturer of high-quality personal protective equipment and systems that are marketed worldwide. Product lines include thermal imagers, hard hats, firefighter and rescue helmets, supplied air respirators, powered air-purifying respirators, and air quality equipment. Durability, comfort, safety, quality and innovation are hallmarks of every Bullard product line.
ISO is a leading source of information about property/casualty insurance risk. For a broad spectrum of commercial and personal lines of insurance, we provide statistical, actuarial, underwriting, and claims data; policy language; information about specific locations; fraud-identification tools; consulting services; and information for marketing, loss control, and premium audit.
The Mesothelioma + Asbestos Awareness Center is an educational hub and advocacy center whose mission is to inform the public about the dangers of asbestos and support those diagnosed with mesothelioma.
Firefighting is among the most dangerous jobs in the world. They face life-threatening situations every time they go out to fight a fire and they risk their own lives to save people and their homes. These are known risks and ones that individuals accept as part of the job, but what firefighters should not have to deal with is exposure to asbestos.
Mesotheliomafund.com is owned by a small company, Patient Support LLC, which was created to help the victims of asbestos exposure get the compensation they deserve. We offer free resources and services for mesothelioma patients and their family members. We are a dedicated organization whose members and employees have many years of experience in assisting mesothelioma victims and their families. Our goal is to help mesothelioma victims obtain compensation from money that has been set aside by companies in asbestos trust funds.
It's no secret that firefighters put themselves in dangerous environments with poor air quality. Firefighters are at risk of inhaling a plethora of dangerous toxins, including asbestos. Although not the most immediate danger in the face of a fire, asbestos exposure should not be overlooked. Visit the Mesothelioma Guide web site to learn more information on Firefighters and Mesothelioma.
As you may be aware, mesothelioma is a deadly form of cancer caused by exposure to asbestos that most often forms in the lining of the lungs or abdomen. Firefighters are one of many occupational groups that are at risk of asbestos exposure. Most come in contact with asbestos during the time that they spend in or around a burning building that was constructed with asbestos. Understanding what to expect, as well as receiving the proper resources and information from qualified experts, is a step in the right direction to treating this rare cancer.
The Mesothelioma Veterans Center was created to provide information and assistance to veterans regarding treatment, clinical trials, and VA benefits for veterans suffering from asbestos illnesses. The MVC was founded by retired Navy LCDR Carl Jewett. Commander Jewett is a VA-accredited claims agent and has helped hundreds of veterans get approved for their VA benefits after developing mesothelioma or asbestos related lung cancer from their asbestos exposure in the military.
Honeywell First Responder Products manufactures and markets head-to-toe personal protective equipment for the fire service market. Market-leading brands include Morning Pride. The one and only genuine Morning Pride® TAILs™ system has been recognized and established over the years for its proven protection, reliability, and superior option customization. Premium choice in turnout gear...zero compromises!
Headquartered in Lake Success, NY, Polar USA is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Finland-based Polar Electro OY, which invented the first wireless heart rate monitor (HRM) in 1977. Polar now operates internationally in more than 80 countries and its products are sold through 35,000 retailers globally. Polar heart rate and fitness assessment technology delivers unparalleled insight into the human body from valuable training guidance and feedback, to enabling individuals to improve their fitness level and sports performance. Polar technology is key to the success of leading fitness facilities, athletic teams, corporate wellness facilities, health insurance providers and thousands of physical education programs around the world. Today, Polar training computers are the number one choice among consumers worldwide.
Is your home safe? #Risk Checker web site tells you three steps to avoid fire and burn risks and tips to learn how you can keep your family safe from common residential fire and burn risks that children face in and around the home.
The Urban Institute's Mission is to gathers data, conducts research, evaluates programs, offers technical assistance overseas, and educates Americans on social and economic issues - to foster sound public policy and effective government. The Urban Institute builds knowledge about the nation’s social and fiscal challenges, practicing open-minded, evidence-based research to diagnose problems and figure out which policies and programs work best, for whom, and how.
Vornado/Charles E. Smith is the Washington division of Vornado Realty Trust, a fully integrated Real Estate Investment Trust (NYSE:VNO). Recognized as the largest owner/manager of commercial properties in the Washington D.C. region, Vornado/Charles E. Smith owns and manages 74 office properties containing 18 million square feet and seven residential properties containing 2,424 units, primarily located in the District of Columbia and Northern Virginia.