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Tyco International Reports Third Quarter Earnings from Continuing Operations Before Special Items of $0.58 Per Share and GAAP Earnings of $0.51 Per Share

... certain businesses within the ADT Worldwide and fire Protection Services segments were realigned, ... margin before special items was 13.7%. fire Protection Services ... decline of 19% due to lower volume across the fire Suppression, Electronic Security and Life Safety ...

The International Association of Fire Fighters and Masimo Team Up on a New Global Campaign to Raise Awareness of Carbon Monoxide-Related Death and Injury Risks for Fire Fighters

... -- The International Association of fire Fighters (IAFF) and Masimo jointly announced the ... health and safety initiative aimed at educating fire fighters about the duty-related dangers of carbon ... that unnecessarily kill and injure hundreds of fire fighters each year. The campaign, kicked off at ...

As Fire Ants Continue to Proliferate, Hospital-Proven Burn Anesthetic Brings Instant Relief for Bites, Stings

... Ga., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- For some 60 years, fire ants have expanded relentlessly throughout the ... to their victims, many of whom are children. fire ant venom includes a potent alkaloid toxin, which ... has been proven equally, instantly effective on fire ant stings. That anesthetic, lidocaine , is now ...

Tribe Makes Payment of $945,000 to Assist County With Emergency Services and Fire Protection

... El Dorado County Emergency Medical Services and fire Protection SHINGLE SPRINGS, Calif., June 10 ... Authority and $472,500 to the El Dorado County fire District. (Photo: ... support the delivery of emergency medical and fire protection services, including a new medic unit. ...

PA Professional Fire Fighters Association is First State Association in Nation to Offer Smoking Cessation Program

... - Protecting the health of fire fighters top priority for PA Professional fire Fighters Association through cancer legislation ... -- The Pennsylvania Professional fire Fighters Association (PPFFA) today announced that ...

London, England Fire Department Places Major Order with Draeger

... PITTSBURGH, May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The London fire Department has placed a major order with Draeger ... even greater protection for England's leading fire Department. (Photo: ... "We are obviously very pleased that the London fire Brigade has recognised the benefits of our ...

Top Five Things Hospitals Need to do in Order to Remain Safe and Secure

... Every hospital must have an updated fire and life safety plan. Employees must study and ... basis so they know exactly what to do if a fire breaks out. Plans need to include exit strategy ... patient room, clearly marked exit signs, working fire alarms and sprinkler systems, etc. ...

Tyco International Reports Second Quarter Earnings from Continuing Operations Before Special Items of $0.55 Per Share; Impact of Special Items Results in Loss From Continuing Operations of $5.40 Per Share

... certain businesses within the ADT Worldwide and fire Protection Services segments have been realigned, ... organically on a quarter sequential basis. fire Protection Services ... offset by a decline in installation revenue. fire Protection Services incurred an operating loss of ...

Donate Life California to Hold Press Conference Commemorating Donation Heroes Tuesday, April 28, 10:00 a.m., State Capitol

... heart recipient Dan Haverty - Folsom fire Chief and living liver donor Duane ... April 28, 10:00 a.m. Where: State Capitol, fire Fighters Memorial (East lawn of Capitol) ... CA Great Visuals: A fire engine flying Donate Life flag Donor ...

New York Merchants Protective Co. Renews CSAA Five Diamond Certification

... communicate and interact with law enforcement, fire and emergency services agencies. Of this group, ... communications with customers, law enforcement, fire and emergency services centers. In order to ... Laboratories, Factory Mutual, the National fire Protection Association and others Proficiency ...

Discover the Deadly Toxic Twins: Hydrogen Cyanide and Carbon Monoxide

... innovative education programs to our nation's fire service the People's Burn Foundation is pleased ... program will launch Wednesday, April 22nd at the fire Department Instructor's Conference (FDIC) ... time as experts are shedding new light on fire fatalities relative to both civilians and those ...

NC State develops new test method to measure stored heat in firefighter suits

... when they are not directly in contact with fire - called stored heat burns. Researchers at North ... The second phase, sponsored by the National fire Protection Research Foundation, involved using ... of tests to meet the standard set by the National fire Protection Association, or NFPA. "One of the ...

Safety Tips That Will Earn Barbecuers a 'Well Done'

... barbecue season. "Over-feeding your charcoal fire with starter fluid that then flares up is a ... starter chimney or tube, which starts a charcoal fire by burning paper rather than lighter fluid. ... release of propane or a fire, call the fire department immediately and move all people and ...

Aladtec Inc Announces New Customers for Online Scheduling Systems -- First Quarter, 2009

... adds 44 new customers for their EMS Manager and fire Manager online scheduling systems during the ... to announce the following new EMS Manager and fire Manager customers: Madison County EMS (VA) Lehi fire Department (UT) Oxford Ambulance (CT) A-1 ...

The Healy Law Firm Represents Plaintiff in $12 Million Settlement with Clark USA Over Fatal Illinois Oil Refinery Accident

... for the families of two mechanics killed when fire erupted at an oil refinery in Blue Island, Ill. ... On March 13, 1995, both men were killed when a fire erupted at the refinery while they were on their lunch break. According to the lawsuit, the fire was caused by other Clark Refining operators who ...

First DHI-Licensed Door Inspection Software Solution Ships to DOORDATA Solutions' Charter Members

... two software products for streamlining the annual fire door inspection process for fire-rated swinging doors. fire DOORDATA and Mobile DOORDATA have shipped to the ... two software products for streamlining the annual fire door inspection process for fire-rated swinging ...

Save Abandoned Babies Foundation Commends Illinois Hospitals for Being 100% in Compliance in Displaying 'Safe Haven Signs'

... nation to pass a law requiring every hospital, fire station, police station and emergency medical ... Green. "Efforts are still being made to bring fire and police stations into compliance with the ... infant to any personnel at hospitals, police or fire stations. The parent can walk away with no ...

Replace Smoke and CO Alarm Batteries This Sunday for Daylight Saving Time

... working smoke and CO alarms can alert you to a fire or poisonous carbon monoxide in your home and ... with residential fires were reported by fire departments from 2003 through 2005. Carbon ... out of reach of young children. Have a fire escape plan and practice it so family members ...

Wisconsin County Expands BIO-key(R) Mobile Data System

... MobileRescue(TM) Links Ten fire & EMS Agencies to Rock County Communications ... wireless messaging and data exchange solution for fire and emergency medical response agencies, in Rock ... County has deployed MobileRescue in ten municipal fire departments. From laptops ...

American Red Cross and HOPE worldwide Honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Legacy

... Volunteer partnership to deliver fire safety information to thousands vulnerable to ... Luther King, Jr. by partnering to distribute fire prevention and safety information throughout 25 ... and the need to create and practice a household fire escape ....

When It's Cold Outside, Be Careful Inside With Heaters

... risk of a home heating accident, such as a fire or carbon monoxide poisoning. The National fire Protection Association reports that heating ... deaths. At the same time, U.S. fire departments have been responding to an increasing ...

Does Your Senior Need Help at Home? A Holiday Checklist for Anyone Caring for Seniors

... books and magazines, which are creating a fire hazard? As Americans age, their fire risk increases. According to the U.S. fire Administration, older adults are 2.5 times more ...

City of Newark, Ohio Increases Safety Services with EMS Revenue Recovered by MED3OOO EMS Billing

... and Revenue Recovery, the City of Newark Division fire & EMS department is now able to bill and ... has allowed us to hire an additional seven fire fighters to provide increased safety services to ... times." MED3OOO offers municipal fire and EMS service organizations a cost-effective ...

Simon Property Group Selects New York Merchants Protective Co., Inc. for Fire-alarm Services

... we understand the need for secure, reliable fire systems that operate without fail, 24 hours a ... Inc. installs, services and monitors security and fire systems for over 75,000 locations nationwide and ... process monitoring, among many others. NYMPC's fire alarm system capabilities include a wide range of ...

Liberty Mutual and Holly Robinson Peete Team Up to Remind Families to Be Fire Smart this Holiday Season with Tips on Fire Safety

... Liberty Mutual Provides Online Resource and fire Safety Tips for Busy Moms at www.BeFireSmart.com ... a few moments before the holiday rush to review fire safety precautions and response plans at ... according to a recent Liberty Mutual/IAFF fire Safety study , and the holiday season gives many ...

American Lung Association of Arizona, Phoenix Fire and Maricopa County Public Health Urge Residents to Get Vaccinated Against the Flu

... fire Chief Bob Khan and County Health Director, Dr. ... should be getting their shots too." fire Chief Bob Khan is working with the American Lung ... 2,000 first-responders from the Phoenix fire Department to get vaccinated against this serious ...

Washington Fire Firefighters Launch First of Its Kind Pilot Program on Health and Fitness

... have launched a pilot program with the Washington fire Chief's fire Rescue Wellness Corporation to ... always a top concern," said Chief Wayne Senter, fire Chief of South ...

Williams Kherkher Provides Resource Center after Deer Park Plant Fire

... Available to People Affected by Plastics Plant fire Houston, TX (PRWEB) ... center for people affected by the recent fire at a plastics manufacturing plant in Deer Park. At approximately 7:15 AM Tuesday morning, a fire broke out in a furnace at the Oxy Vinyl plant ...

Thanksgiving Cooks Serve up a Side of Safety to Loved Ones

... of distinct safety concerns, including burn and fire hazards, UL has decided not to certify any turkey ... the oven to heat a room. It could pose a fire risk or carbon monoxide poisoning hazard to your family. -- KEEP A fire EXINGUISHER ON HAND: Keep a ...

Protect Your Family From 'The Silent Killer' This Winter

... some type of indoor heating source," said State fire Marshal Kate Dargan. "If those heating sources ... experts from Kidde, a leading manufacturer of fire and carbon monoxide safety products, offers these ... 2007, CO Awareness Week encourages all schools, fire departments, and other organizations to do their ...

U.S. Fire Administration Seeks a Safer 'Home Fire Season'

... WASHINGTON, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- "Home fire season" starts now, and the U.S. fire Administration (USFA) is working to make this ... deaths. According to the USFA, during the "home fire season" of October 2007 to March 2008, there was ...

Big Money in Bad Times: AFSA Offers Scholarships for Struggling Students

... to them, from companies like the American fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA). And while it ... and read a short essay about sprinklers and fire safety. After finishing, they complete ... who otherwise may not recognize the importance of fire safety. The AFSA Scholarship is open to U.S. ...

Underwriters Laboratories to Host Global Leadership Conference on Fire and Life Safety

... International fire chiefs collaborate to save lives at the industry's first Global fire Service Leadership Conference NORTHBROOK, Ill., ... /PRNewswire/ -- In a unique six-day conference, fire service leaders from around the world will gather ...

Mayor Issues Million Resident Challenge To Educate Central Florida About Blood Pressure

... in Project Pressure, including more than fifty fire stations and over a hundred physicians who will ... events, blood pressure challenges, fire Station Street Parties, BP tracking digital ... Orange County Public Schools, Orange County fire Rescue, ...

California Senate Rejects Proposed Effort to Weaken Fire Safety Standards

... AB 706 Opens Door for Efforts to Create Sensible fire Safety Legislation ... tough fire standards by striking down proposed fire retardant ban AB 706. The defeat presents an ... development of sensible legislation to address fire safety regulations in the state. The bill ...

Texas Mutual Insurance to Appeal 14th Court's Decision to Texas Supreme Court

... his lower back while working for Justin Volunteer fire Department, a TMIC policyholder. Morris claimed ... to Morris' back condition and called the Justin fire chief to inquire about Morris' ability to return to work after his initial injury. The fire chief said Morris had returned to work full duty ...

As Fires Burn, Red Cross Brings Relief to Weary California

... -- The California Department of Forestry and fire Protection today reported 80 active wildfires ... in the state since June 20, according to the CAL fire web site. In addition, the Red Cross effort has ... America in response to this summer's busy flood, fire and tornado season. Since the beginning of April, ...

Orange County research program aims to improve severe trauma survival rates

... Western Medical Center Santa Ana, Orange County fire Authority, and fire departments from other Orange County cities. ... more lives," said Dr. Ken Miller, Orange County fire Authority medical director. "Because these ...

On Independence Day, Think Fireworks Safety First

... and 600 vehicle fires, according to the National fire Protection Association, resulting in 20 injuries ... like Prevent Blindness America and the National fire Protection Association take a hard line on ... said Lorraine Carli, spokeswoman for the National fire Protection Association. The majority of ...

Home in Prominent Shelter Island, New York, Ablaze; Saved by the FIT-5 Fire Fighting Device

... Island, New York, house fire, Shelter Island fire Department First Assistant fire Chief William Rowland made a decision that likely ... -- he used ARA Safety's FIT-5, a new handheld fire interruption device that quickly knocked down ...
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