ConocoPhillips is the second largest refiner and the third largest integrated energy company in the United States, and it prides itself on its safe operations and preparedness activities for potential emergency response situations.
Thirty years ago, Mark Cummins saw the potential for a new firefighting technology - one that added a foaming agent and compressed air to the water in the hoseline.
If the best advice for maintaining today's CAF systems sounds a little simple, that's because it is. It boils down to three words: run the system.
One challenge when implementing Compressed Air Foam Systems (CAFS) into fire operations is choosing the most appropriate nozzle to enhance fireground foam applications.
The fire service is often notoriously slow to adopt changes, but 15 years after Class A foam started to appear as a factory option on new fire apparatus, the majority of new pumpers being delivered today are equipped with foam proportioners and Class A foam concentrate tanks.
The Paratech AIRTRACK offers rescue teams a safe, stable work platform on ice, water, mud, and wetlands.
The MSA Orion Pplus detector keeps firefighters and first responders safe by combining the features of the company's Orion Multigas detector features with a range of infrared (IR) and toxic sensor options.
The United States Army National Guard has purchased and received delivery of custom configured RAE Systems' AreaRAE, wireless, Rapid Deployment Kits (RDKs).
Danko Emergency Equipment has developed what it calls "The Ultimate All-Terrain Wildland Attack Vehicle."
Crimson Fire debuted a rapid-response Class A pumper, called the Dakota, at the Fire Rescue International exhibition in Dallas.