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How Floating Roof Storage Tanks Work

Floating roofs float on top of a product, such as crude oil, in a storage tank. As the level of...

An internal floating roof's purpose is to create a seal between the tank and the atmosphere. Sealing a tank leaves no gap through which to distribute foam. Foam can be pumped in through a manhole.

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Training on Portable Fire Extinguishers

Training on Portable Fire Extinguishers

Controlling a fire in the incipient stage, as opposed to controlling a fire that has reached the fully developed stage, can be the difference between a fire put out by one person and a fire put out by numerous agencies.

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Chlorine Gas: Munition or Commodity?

Chlorine Gas: Munition or Commodity?

I have revisited chlorine in the hope that my small contribution may engender a heightened sense of urgency and increased awareness of the risks of allowing this material to get into the hands of those who would do us harm.

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Facing an Active Shooter Situation

Knowing what to do during an active shooter situation can save your life.

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has developed a series of materials to assist businesses, government offices, and schools in preparing for and responding to an active shooter.