Commentary

It’s not enough to know the building and “to gather intelligence,” as Jack Murphy would say. You need to have a battle plan. Read more from Ron Kanterman.
Building Construction

Eric Bachman offers another case study of how fire departments working in concert with developers can help with preplanning efforts and better ensure effective emergency response.
Building Construction

Recognizing, understanding, and contemplating the challenges, intricacies, and hazards of a facility is essential to mounting an effective and safety-minded response, writes Eric Bachman.
Building Construction

In his new Construction Concerns, Gregory Havel discusses high-risk and low-frequency situaitions and writes, "We can reduce the urgency of these situations by training for them and by planning for events that are in locations known to be hazardous."