Very interesting and comprehensive report on the Conception Scuba Boat fire on 2 Sept. '19. 34 persons died in this fire. The fire, as with all fires,was totally preventable. PDF copy of report is attached. Please share with colleagues.
Hi All, Hope you are doing well. My name is Kamil Lagiewka and I am working as 2nd Officer, in possession of Chief Officer’s license, with experience on LNG and LPG vessels. I was involved in many fire drills and fire extinguisher inspections, so I am very familiar with safety procedures on board . I observed some gap in regulation and I would…(Show moreShow less)
Hi, everyone; I'm in the beginning stages of planning another book tentatively titled "Fire Departments and Communities." The topic will cover how fire departments perceive and respond to risks across communities in their jurisdictions (including risk assessment and risk reduction plan implementation), as well as information from…(Show moreShow less)
Were you still interested in getting comments from community volunteers for your new book? I am a block lead for our local CERT organization and I just got the position of Asst Program Manager for CERT in my town and the town next to mine in CA. If you would like any info from me, you can contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org Pam Martin
Hey guys, Im currently designing the performance venue for the new rams stadium and i have come across a rather gray and difficult area of the code. Has anyone ever designed a system which includes lapendary panels? There has been quite a difference of opinion that relates to the code and it seems everyone has a different interpretation of…(Show moreShow less)
Seems like the role of the AHJ has crossed the line and gotten into the responsibilities of the professional engineers (PE). PE's should not ask the AHJ what they require. You can expect some flow of information between you and the AHJ, but generally speaking, it is the PE's job to know the requirements. The AHJ is only required to review your…
Hello, I can not find in NFPA 13 standard how should storages of the height of about 100ft be protected? Racks are dimensions of 5ft 5inches x 5ft 5 inches in the base and the same 5ft 5inches height. It is a big warehouse of 130,000 sq feet in the base and 100 ft height.