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Majid Naddaf
what is the minimum required distance between 500 gallon above ground propane tank and large above ground gasoline tank?
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Allan Fraser
By Allan B. Fraser, CBI, CPCA, Sr. Building Code Specialist, NFPA   This is the fifth in the ten part series on personal disaster planning.   If you’ve had to evacuate your home or office or anywhere else for that matter, and it’s going to be some time before you can get back into your home, you’ll need to find shelter. It may be a rather… (Show more)
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Allan Fraser
  Residents with vision disabilities faced further challenges that have now been documented by Massey University’s Dr Gretchen Good and Dr Suzanne Phibbs of the College of Health in research which explores the experiences of 12 residents with vision disabilities who lived through more than 12,000 aftershocks.   Dr Gretchen Good with her… (Show more)
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Allan Fraser
I hope that you read the article written by Lori Scott entitled “Please Rescue Cassidy” in the February issue of NFPA’s e-ACCESS. It was about her struggle to assure that her 14 year old daughter Cassidy, who uses a wheelchair, would be evacuated from her school in the event of an emergency.   On April 18, 2017 Maryland Governor Lawrence J. Hogan,… (Show more)
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Allan Fraser
By definition, a collection is a group of objects or works to be seen, studied, or kept together. The purpose of this column is to provide you with links to news items, stories, and general information that you may not be aware of but that may help you reduce the burden of fire and other hazards on the quality of your own life or that of family… (Show more)
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Allan Fraser
June 2017 Electrical Training Health Care & Life Safety Code Training Fire Protection Systems Training Industrial Hazards Training Emergency Response Training Jun. 4-7 NFPA Conference & Expo, Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, Boston, MA Jun. 8 Developing an Electrical Safety Program based on NFPA 70E (2015) 1-day Classroom… (Show more)
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Allan Fraser
The 2017 National ADA Symposium opened its four day run on Sunday, May 14, 2017 in Chicago. With a record attendance of just under 1000, 30 education sessions were presented yesterday with another 30 presented today. Here is an overview of the three that I attended.  Accessible Multimedia & Captioning for the Web     The ADA. The Rehabilitation… (Show more)
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Allan Fraser
  The 2017 National ADA Symposium opened its four day run on Sunday, May 14, 2017 in Chicago with a Welcome Reception where attendees got to meet old friends and to make new ones. It was a wonderful evening but it got down to serious business this morning.With a record attendance of just under 1000, 30 education sessions were presented today. Here… (Show more)
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Allan Fraser
  On Tuesday, May 2, 2017 I was proud to accept the invitation of The MS Dream Center in Cranston, RI to do a presentation to a wonderful group of people on successfully navigating emergency evacuations for people with disabilities.                                              The MS Dream Center first opened its doors in September 2010. The… (Show more)
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Allan Fraser
         I just received a link to a wonderful article that clearly articulates something that most of us don't know or understand. The sudden loss of mobility and independence can happen to any one of us at any time. It gives credence to a phrase I've heard many time, "Temporarily able-bodied."         Please enjoy this article and my thanks… (Show more)
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