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Authors: Henry H. Willis, Nicholas G. Castle, Elizabeth M.
Publisher: RAND
Keywords: guidelines, structural, collapse, events, equipment, protective, emergency, responders, volume, personal, protecting
Number of Pages: 100
Published: 2006
ISBN-10: 0833039075
ISBN-13: 9780833039071

This monograph serves as a technical source for National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) incident commander guidelines for emergency response immediately following large structural collapse events. It characterizes response activities and expected hazards, and develops guidelines for selecting appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE). The partial or complete collapse of a multistory building creates an array of physical, chemical, and biological hazards. The most significant uncertainties are the composition and magnitude of the hazards present in the postcollapse e

Author: Pall Hreinsson
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: english, sic, language, executive, summary, commission, investigation, banks, iceland, report, special, collapse
Number of Pages: 18
Published: 2010-10
ISBN-10: 143793482X
ISBN-13: 9781437934823

Summary of the Althingi (Icelandic Parliament) Special Invest. Comm. report on the collapse of Glitnir Bank hf., Kaupthing Bank hf. and Landsbanki Íslands hf. in October 2008. This report is also known as the ¿Black Report.¿ These banks¿ balance sheets and lending portfolios expanded beyond the capacity of their own infrastructure. Neither the state¿s budget policy nor its monetary policy adequately addressed economic fluctuations, over-expansion and growing imbalance in the economy. Shortly after the collapse of the banks in Nov. 2008, an appraisal was carried out of the value of their a

Author: Barbara J. Shapiro
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: anglo, american, law, evidence, perspectives, historical, doubt, probable, cause, reasonable
Number of Pages: 388
Published: 1993-11-03
ISBN-10: 0520084519
ISBN-13: 9780520084513

"Beyond Reasonable Doubt" and "Probable Cause"          Acknowledgments          Preface     collapse section    Chapter One—  The Trial Jury and the Evolution of the Doctrine of "Beyond Reasonable Doubt"     •    Early Developments     collapse section    The "Satisfied Conscience" Test and Casuistry     •    The Cases     • &

Author: Eleanor M. Gates
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: alliance, french, anglo, collapse, affair
Number of Pages: 662
Published: 1981
ISBN-10: 0520042921
ISBN-13: 9780520042926

Author: Bagus, Philipp and Howden, David
Publisher: Ludwig von Mises Institute
Keywords: collapse, economic, iceland, freeze
Number of Pages: 157
Published: 2010
ISBN-10: 1933550341
ISBN-13: 9781933550343

Author: OECD
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: conflict, future, warning, response, collapse, war, fragility, preventing, violence, state
Number of Pages: 134
Published: 2009-02-19
ISBN-10: 9264059814
ISBN-13: 9789264059818

The international community today is hardly in a position to avoid another genocide, as witnessed in Rwanda in 1994, despite the significant evolution of early warning systems in recent years. Based on a review of the literature on early warning and response, as well as inputs from surveyed agencies, Preventing Violence, War and State Collapse assesses the value and role of early warning for the prevention of violent conflict and identifies the most effective early warning and response systems. It concludes with a set of recommendations for policy makers in donor and partner countries in infl

Author: United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Of
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: trade, center, collapse, world, related, air, quality, information, survey
Number of Pages: 33
Published: 2003
ISBN-10: 1428950338
ISBN-13: 9781428950337
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