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Trenching and Excavation: Digging through the regulations

Trenching and excavation fatalities are on the rise in America over the previous 5 years. The Bureau of Labor Statistics has stated the 2016 fatalities due to excavation hazards has double the average of the previous five years. The...

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Industrial Hygiene: What you don’t know may harm you.

The industrial hygiene field has a great deal of intricacies and science intended for occupational safety. Most organizations and jobs have some elements of industrial hygiene even though the workers may not be aware it. The Industrial...

October 19, 2018Industrial Fire, Training & Safety, 29 cfr, chemical reaction, electrical standards, explosive limit, fire, fire hazards, fire prevention, fire prevention and protection, fire protection, flammability limit, general industry, hazards, life safety, nfpa, osha, prevention and protection, standards, vapor stage, workers from fire, workers from fire hazards

Fire Prevention and Protection Regulations

Workplaces of all kinds have hazards or situations where fires can start including flammable chemicals for production activities, welding operations, or even careless workers. In construction, the fire hazards can be brought to the...

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Official Statement Regarding AB-2380 Privately Contracted Private Fire Prevention Resources

Capstone Fire & Safety Management provides specialized critical infrastructure protection offering outsourced fire prevention crews, OSHA compliant confined space standby, and site safety services. Material benefits we provide our...

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Wildfire Resource Guide

Wildfire season 2018 has been raging in several states along western America; many of the fires have topped state records. As of August 30, 2018, the National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC) the National Preparedness Level 4 was...

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Capstone included in the Inc. 5000 Most Inspiring Companies of 2018

Inc. magazine recently revealed Capstone Fire & Safety Management is included on its 37th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the...

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Voluntary Protection Program: Now is the Time

Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) is a program OSHA has set up to reward companies that are proactive with occupational health and safety goals and implementation practices. VPP sites have many benefits as well as rewards internally...

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Safety Leadership: Proactive or Reactive

Leadership is talked about throughout all levels of business and there are many different types of leaders. Some leaders tend to be proactive in styles while others are reactive in style. When it comes to a safety management system is...

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OSHA Cites Workplace for Not Having Safety or Fire Rescue Services

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requires employers to have emergency response to hazardous substances being released, trenching and excavation rescues, and confined space entry rescues. Responses to such events...

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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...

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A Plan for Accountability and Worker Safety

This is a continuation of the previous article, Hostile Environments and OSHA: Accountability for Worker Safety. This part of the article will explore resources available for the employer preparing for types of hostile environments....

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