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Preparedness in high-rise buildings

Preparedness in high-rise buildings

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Published by Federal Emergency Management Agency in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Earthquakes -- United States,
  • Tall buildings -- United States,
  • Buildings -- Earthquake effects -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesPreparedness in high rise buildings
    SeriesEarthquake hazards reduction series -- 10
    ContributionsSouthern California Earthquake Preparedness Project, United States. Federal Emergency Management Agency
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination[8] p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14505398M
    OCLC/WorldCa43310029

    LAFD - Disaster Preparedness Section The Los Angeles Fire Department encourages the reproduction and distribution of this book. There is no charge for permission to reproduce this book. No approval is necessary to reproduce this book in its entirety (without additions or deletions). The book may not be sold or used for commercial purposes. There. Evacuation Patterns in High-Rise Buildings Good design and construction practice require that safety controls include appropriate rescue equipment and personnel trained in proper rescue procedures. These may include: First aid equipment, tripods and lifting equipment to shift workers from enclosed spaces, resuscitation equipment, fall File Size: 36KB.

    High-rise Emergency Preparedness Training Programs. The training programs contained within this website have been developed in accordance with section ordinance # of the Los Angeles Fire Code and approved by the Los Angeles Fire Department.   Protect your head and neck with a large book, a pillow, or your arms. The goal is to prevent injuries from falling down or from objects that might fall or be thrown at you. For more resources for people with impaired mobility and other access and functional needs, visit the Earthquake Country Alliance External. High-Rise Buildings.

    The High-rise Evacuation Inspector of the Los Angeles Fire Department is charged with the duty to oversee the required Fire/ Life Safety Programs for the high-rise buildings in the city. This book provides: • Updated information and requirements for the New City of . Description Looking for this title on eBook? by District Chief David M. McGrail (Denver Fire Dept.) This book establishes a proper firefighting mindset and promotes maintaining preparedness for the extreme physical and mental demands of firefighting operations in high-rise and standpipe-equipped buildings.


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