“Once The Harm Has Been Done, Even A Fool Understands It’ – The Origin Of Boston’s Hot Work Certification Program” #HotWork

I can see this idea and certification requirement law being adopted by other cities and states in the US in the near future. "Once the harm has been done, even a fool understands it." Boston's Deputy Fire Chief Jack Dempsey quotes Homer, to sum up, the need that drove the implementation of Boston's Hot Work … Continue reading “Once The Harm Has Been Done, Even A Fool Understands It’ – The Origin Of Boston’s Hot Work Certification Program” #HotWork

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OSHA “Winter Storm Safety”

Winter storms create a variety of hazards and can have lingering impacts on everyday tasks and work activities. According to the National Weather Service, about 70 percent of injuries during winter storms result from vehicle accidents, and about 25 percent of injuries result from being caught out in the storm. Learning about how to prepare … Continue reading OSHA “Winter Storm Safety”

A Somber Spring Day In Boston

We are releasing to the general public the feed archives from Boston's Public Safety response to the terrorist attack on the Boston marathon. Here they are below. Please note the terms of reuse listed at the bottom of this message: Boston Police, Fire and EMS Audio Archives - this feed primarily has Boston PD 2:47 … Continue reading A Somber Spring Day In Boston

Fire Prevention News: Weekly Roundup – May 3, 2012

Campaigns / Other Fire Prevention Efforts Campus Fire Safety Inspections/Code enforcement Smoke Alarms Sprinklers Wildland Fire Safety Fire safety tips and reminders Other Safety News Smoke Alarm Saves Sprinkler Saves International News Links to Fire Prevention-related news articles - Updated 04/30/2012 Campaigns/ Other Fire Prevention Activities Fatal Pennsylvania Fire Spurs Smoke Detector Drive - Members … Continue reading Fire Prevention News: Weekly Roundup – May 3, 2012

TSA Agent Confiscates Cupcake

BY HARUMENDHAH HELMY   It’s a hazard to your diet and -- now to national security? One woman is saying a TSA agent confiscated her dangerously delicious red velvet cupcake after deeming its frosting questionable.   Here’s Fox News.    “If you think airport security has gotten a little overboard then this is the icing … Continue reading TSA Agent Confiscates Cupcake

Off Topic Fun! – Gotta Love a Sports Fan! Especially this One in Boston!! :-)

Doesn't matter the city, sports fans are a fun and funny bunch! 😉

Accident Irony – Wrong Screw Caused Courthouse Accident in Salem, Massachusetts

The heavy exterior wall panel that fell last summer from the $106 million state courthouse under construction on Federal Street, seriously injuring a worker, failed because a contractor used the wrong type of screws, an investigation revealed. Lighthouse Masonry Inc. of New Bedford used zinc-coated screws "that were not the type specified in the design … Continue reading Accident Irony – Wrong Screw Caused Courthouse Accident in Salem, Massachusetts