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High-Rise 101

By Demetrius Kastros | Fire Engineering   “I have just one expectation. Everyone goes home safe in the morning, with no injuries or dangerous exposures. The rest is just part of the job.” I used to say this to my ...

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How Building Design Changed after 9/11

Understanding progressive collapse     Shih-Ho Chao, University of Texas Arlington (The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) (THE CONVERSATION) When buildings collapse killing hundreds – or thousands – of people, ...

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Disaster Communication Lessons from 9/11

Building resilience in your communication systems     (The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Thomas Terndrup, The Ohio State University and Nicholas Kman, The Ohio State University (THE CONVERSATION) “The ...

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FDIC 2018: Advanced High-Rise Operations Training

Attendees will rotate between stations at an actual high-rise     Curtis Massey Founder, Massey Emergency Management Thursday, April 26, 2018 1:30 – 3:15 p.m. REGISTER FOR FDIC 2018 An explosion of mega-towers and dense urban developments with multiple-use components–along ...

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