Archive for October, 2015

Pipeline Emergency Pre-Planning

With numerous pipelines crossing the United States, consideration for the management of fire-related emergencies is often overlooked at unmanned remote sites. In the past, these fires were often allowed to burn themselves out once the product had been secured. This practice is costly and can potentially escalate the public sector threat and environmental impact. In addition, today’s environmental awareness and regulatory environment makes this practice unacceptable. Given the resources available for today’s safety and emergency organizations, pipeline operators should AND CAN develop an effective emergency response plan for these remote / unmanned sites that addresses regional assets, logistics, mutual aid…

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Project Spotlight: Auto Manufacturing, In Plant Safety & Response Program

Prevention, Preparation and Response Industrial Emergency Services (IES) offers Fire, Medical, HazMat and Technical Rescue services to High-Risk / High-Value business sectors throughout the United States. These critical services are offered in three ways: CORE (Ad Hoc) Facilities faced with an unexpected event may call on IES for ad hoc critical emergency response services application while under duress. Even if planned for, industrial-scale incidents can outpace pre-planned calculations or assumptions. In the absence or loss of primary localized response options, IES can quickly mobilize to either backfill depleted resources or to drop in a team of skilled IC and Response…

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Equipment Spotlight: IES Foam Tender

 With any given call, IES may serve multiple response roles and types. Therefore, IES develops apparatus that is robust and flexible enough to serve multiple missions in the field. IES Foam Tenders are no exception. Built on an International 4900 chassis with a gross vehicle weight under 26,000 lbs, the vehicle can be driven by any IES fire fighter without a commercial license. Motor selection is made to supply ample power for connecting to any one of the IES high-capacity firewater pumps as a tow vehicle with a tow capacity up to a 22,000 lb. trailer. *In this configuration a…

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IES & Ardent Global, Marine Firefighting and Salvage Services

Fire, Medical, Rescue, HazMat As an Industrial Emergency Response resource, IES provides Fire, Medical, HazMat and Technical Rescue services that protect life, property and business continuity for the Energy, Manufacturing, Marine and other High Risk / High Value business sectors. IES maintains a skilled workforce of Medical, Rescue and Industrial & Marine Fire Response personnel who are adept at crisis management / gaining control over incident dynamics when faced with a sudden crisis, navigating an effective response plan tailored to the incident at hand, and to triage an incident scene in order to prioritize resources and to stabilize victims onsite….

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