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Fire Fighter and Plastics in a Changing Environment

National Fire Protection Association.

Fire Fighter and Plastics in a Changing Environment

by National Fire Protection Association.

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Published by Natl Fire Protection Assn .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11171494M
ISBN 100877650934
ISBN 109780877650935

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The UL Firefighter Safety Research Institute is currently leading a 3-year Technology Research and Development Project examining the fire service’s training environment. The increased understanding of fire behavior that has emerged from previous AFG-funded research has raised many questions about teaching these principles during hands-on.   “Polyethylene, like other plastics, is not inert and is known to release additives and other degradation products into the environment throughout its lifetime,” says the Hawai’i study. “For example, the additive bisphenol-A used in the manufacture of many plastic products is leached as plastics age, and hydrocarbon gases are produced.

Whether you realize it or not, green buildings are popping up all around us—they may use energy efficient windows, or feature rooftop gardens or water retention systems, or be powered by solar energy. Whatever the specifics, these buildings present multiple new hazards for firefighters. John Shafer provides an : John Shafer. Plastics are now also widely used in firefighters’ equipment, for one very good reason: these new materials are fire- and heat- resistant, non-conductive, more lightweight and, in some cases, easier to service and more hygienic.


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