Temporary Employees More Likely To Succumb To Workplace Hazards

Family photo Carlos Centeno, a temporary worker who died after a workplace accident, and his partner, Velia Carbot. By Jim Morris and Chip Mitchell -The Center for Public Integrity/WBEZ CHICAGO — By the time Carlos Centeno arrived at the Loyola University Hospital Burn Center, more than 98 minutes had elapsed since his head, torso, arms … Continue reading Temporary Employees More Likely To Succumb To Workplace Hazards

Fire Prevention News: Weekly Roundup – February 14, 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 02/13/2012 Campaigns/ Other Fire Prevention Activities Take Action for Smoke Detector Safety - The National … Continue reading Fire Prevention News: Weekly Roundup – February 14, 2012

National Fallen Firefighters Foundation and Chicago Fire Department Release New Everyone Goes Home® Safety Video

In an effort to make personal safety a top priority, the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) and the Chicago Fire Department (CFD) today released a new video, Chicago Fire Department - Everyone Goes Home®. Members of the CFD and families of fallen firefighters share their stories in this compelling and moving testimonial of the importance … Continue reading National Fallen Firefighters Foundation and Chicago Fire Department Release New Everyone Goes Home® Safety Video

Updated! – 2 Chicago Firefighters Killed & 17 Injured in Wall Collapse & Fire on Chicago’s South Side

  Corey Ankum and Edward Stringer were among a dozen firefighters putting out a blaze in an abandoned building at daybreak today when suddenly the roof gave way. Steven Ellerson, a 20-year veteran, and others swarmed inside to rescue them. "He heard someone calling for help and he looked for him," Ellerson's brother Maurice Matthews … Continue reading Updated! – 2 Chicago Firefighters Killed & 17 Injured in Wall Collapse & Fire on Chicago’s South Side