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Fire Protection Jobs

Recently, due to demand, Capstone Fire & Safety Management (CFSM) has offered colleges and fire academies a unique opportunity to extend jobs to their candidates the day they graduate. Schools and training centers alike have realized equipping their students for work is crucial to everyone’s success so they have partnered with us to build their […]

3 Things to Know About Private Fire Protection Companies

Neighborhoods around the world rely on fire protection services as a peace of mind asset for their community. The organization will get calls when there are fires, emergencies, or rescues to navigate life altering events. Most communities have local services that are paid for by public dollars in the form of the local fire department. […]

Keys to Understanding the Fall Protection Regulations for General Industry – Part 2

The General Industry 29 CFR 1910 Subparts D and I where changed significantly in 2017 to reflect the Construction standard 29 CFR 1926 Subparts M and L. This post is a continuation of Part 1, 7 Keys to Understanding the Fall Protection Regulation changes. The General Requirements in 1910.22 Ladders 1910.23 Scaffolding 1910.27(a) Duty to […]

The Truth about Hydrogen Sulfide Exposure

Hydrogen sulfide is more than the rotten egg odor that is smelled around propane tanks. It is the bacterial actions breaking down decaying matter, which produces hydrogen sulfide (H2S) and creates the rotten egg smell. However, the truth is that H2S exposure can be deadly for workers in wastewater, mining, agriculture, textile manufacturing, food processing, […]

Regulations for Confined Space Rescue

Every employee has a right to a safe work environment. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is the regulatory agency protecting workers in the workplace. One of the most important regulations covers employees working in confined spaces. The regulation for employers to understand is OSHA 29 CFR 1910.146. Working in confined spaces is more […]

Benefits of Outsourcing Industrial Safety Services

Industrial fire and safety service providers give relief too many industries. According to Joel Reuter, Vice President of Communications for Rolls-Royce Allison states, “No matter how big a company gets, it needs help covering all the safety issues to make sure employees are working in optimal conditions.” Reuters points out it is extremely beneficial for […]

Fire and Safety in the Renewable Energy Market

With the expansion of utilities into renewable energy, such as solar, the need for fire and safety services continues to be an important factor in the industry. While solar energy is a growing industry, the hazards are not unique. Arc flashes (which include arc flash burn and blast hazards), electric shock, falls, and thermal burn […]

Penalties for Not Complying with OSHA Regulation 1926.24

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is responsible for ensuring all companies comply with federal safety regulations pertaining to 38 CFR 1926.24, as well as all other safety regulations. According to Steve Yerbury, a certified Occupational Health and Safety Technologist with Capstone Fire & Safety Management states, “Complying with this standard is a necessary […]