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CSB Recommends Safety Improvements to U.S. Department of Transportation Emergency Response Guidebook Widely Used by Firefighters

Washington, DC, October 8, 2014—The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) is recommending critical safety improvements to the widely-used Emergency Response Guidebook published by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) for emergency responders to use when confronting chemical fires, explosions and releases of hazardous materials. 
 
The CSB noted that while the manual is provided for responders to use in transportation incidents, CSB investigators have found over the years that the guidebook is often used by emergency responders – firefighters, medical... Read more

New CTIF commission

Dear colleques

Congratulations !!

Now we are a CTIF COMMISSION " Women in Fire and Rescue service ".

Sincerely yours,
Eremina Tatiana
Doctor of Siences, Professor

Applications to become a commission

Applications for group Women in fire and rescue services to become a commission.

Gas car explodes: Driver dead, ten firefighters injured

Nach einem Verkehrsunfall in Margarethenhof bei Rohlstorf explodierte das Fahrzeug, während die Feuerwehrleute den Wagen bergen wollten. Der 53-jährige Fahrer kam dabei ums Leben, zehn Feuerwehrmänner wurden verletzt.

It‘s time to change the status - on commission!

Women's working group established in 2012 follows the traditions layed by the first women working in firefighters' organisations. The active role of modern women in fire fighting as well as the existing tradition make us apply for transformation of the working group into CTIF Commission.

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