The U.S. Fire Administration, an element of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Preparedness Directorate, has released a self-study refresher on CD-ROM titled, "Review of Chemistry for Emergency Response."
Acting United States Fire Administrator Charlie Dickinson and National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) President and CEO James Shannon announced the completion of a report on Behavioral Mitigation of Smoking Fires. The report is the result of a...
As the school year wraps up, the prospect of sunny weather, outdoor barbecues and lazy afternoons at the beach make many a teenager dizzy with glee, while others find summer jobs to earn some pocket money and work experience.
On a routine assignment in the Washington, D.C., suburbs, tragedy knocked on CNN reporter Lloyd Alfred "Al" Battle's door. Such incidents have led one television station to raise safety awareness among its employees.
Research by the University of Nottingham, funded by the U.K. Health and Safety Executive and supported by a range of health care professional representatives, is the first national evaluation of violence-management training of its kind in the...
The new federal budget for FY 2007 contains numerous cuts, yet homeland security funding continues to grow.
Every year, people from all over the world come to the United States in search of a better life. They come with dreams of freedom and opportunity, and bring with them a rich tapestry of challenges for the safety professional.
How 9/11 and natural disasters have impacted emergency response in one of the largest cities in the country.