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News about safety in the architectural, engineering, and construction industries including safety devices, initiatives, product announcements and more.

New Low-smoke, Non-Toxic Fire Retardant Compound in Building Fires

Atlanta, GA, Dynamic Modifiers, LLC--A specialty polyolefin polymer compounder has introduced its PAL...VersaCHARTM a new state-of–the-art non-halogenated, low-smoke, light-weight compound where the company will...

Call for Rail Projects to Use More Effective Fire Doors

Rhino Doors, one of the UK’s leading providers of pre-engineered and bespoke, primary and multi-performance rated doors for the rail industry, has today called...

Influence of Supervisors on Construction Safety Rises in New Study

Jobsite workers continue to be a critical part of safety programs, and new data show that construction firms rely on the leadership of their...

New ASCE Publication Examines the Progress made on the Application of Risk-Based Structural Evaluation...

Reston, Va. – The interest in risk analysis techniques has intensified following recent extraordinarily destructive events. While risk analysis principles are well established from a...

Preventing deaths in the utility industry with enhanced vehicle safety

The utility industry is a major contributor to the US economy with the electric sector alone providing 5% of GDP and supporting 7 million...

ELPC and Allies File Lawsuit in DC District Court Challenging National Highway Traffic Safety...

CHICAGO – The Environmental Law & Policy Center (ELPC) along with a coalition of NGOs today filed a lawsuit in the District Court for the...

MBTA, Keolis, and Transit Police to Partner with Massachusetts Operation Lifesaver to Raise Awareness...

On September 20, 2019, at South Station, MBTA General Manager Steve Poftak, MBTA Transit Police Chief Kenneth Green, and others kicked off the beginning...

Exploring the Complications of Counting Casualties After Natural Disasters

By Stephanie Miceli  There are many gray areas when collecting data on how and why people died in a disaster. A National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and...

Using smart sensor technology in building design

Have lights turned on automatically when you walk into a room? Does the air conditioner in the conference room turn on when a certain...

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