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Fire Protection News/Highlights
December, 2018 Cold weather increases the odds of fire
during refueling of cars, trucks and other vehicles. The Petroleum
Equipment Institute has a video of such a fire (girl involved does not
appear to be hurt) and some safety tips on refueling practices. To
access the PEI website,
November 15, 2018 One of the most common questions
regarding Carbon Dioxide system design using NFPA 12 is the meaning of
the NFPA 12 nozzle codes. GSI's Tom Wysocki has prepared a video
lesson to help answer the question in a very practical manner.
AHJs, system designers, fire protection engineers and others who work
with CO2 systems may the find the presentation worthwhile. For
more information or to stream the video,
please click here.
September 1, 2011
URGENT ANNOUNCEMENT The U.S.
Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with nine
manufacturers and distributors, announced a voluntary recall of all
pourable gel fuels made or sold by certain companies.
"Due to the serious risks of flash fire
and burns when consumers add pourable gel to an already burning fire
pot, consumers should immediately stop using the pourable gel fuel."
For more information,
please click here to go to the announcement on the CPSC website.
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