Topic: National Fire Protection Association
Firefighter casualties have declined steadily since the 1970s, in part due to upgrades to firefighting equipment and safety standards. But newer building materials that burn faster remain a concern.
One person was hurt at the GM research site in Michigan during ‘extreme testing on a prototype battery’ unrelated to the Volt ‘or any other production vehicle,’ the company said.
The National Transportation Safety Board is the agency responsible for investigating pipeline accidents, and it’s likely to have a long list of questions about the gas explosion, San Bruno, Calif.
09/10/2010 07:40 pm
Enough natural gas to fill a basketball arena was released just before an explosion at a Connecticut power plant, say federal investigators, who call it an 'unsafe' practice.
02/25/2010 05:51 pm
The cause of the explosion at the Kleen Energy natural-gas plant has yet to be determined. But a federal safety board had recently urged stronger safety codes for the process of gas-pipe purging, which was under way at the plant in Middletown, Conn.
02/08/2010 06:49 pm
The US Chemical Safety Board, citing seven instances where workers died purging gas lines, released urgent new recommendations just three days before the Middletown explosion in Connecticut Sunday that killed at least five people.
02/08/2010 06:00 pm