Monthly Archives: January 2011

1 Dead, 2 Injured in Storage Tank Incident

A man died Friday (January 21) after being overcome by fumes while trying to help two co-workers who lost consciousness inside a tank they were cleaning at a pharmaceutical plant north of Atwater Village, authorities said. When Los Angeles firefighters arrived … Continue reading

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Atmospheric Monitors: “Calibration vs. Bump Testing”

“The fact that we rely on these instruments to detect hazards that may be colorless, odorless, and very often fatal, should be reason enough to motivate us to complete a very strict schedule of instrument calibration/maintenance and pre-use bump testing.” … Continue reading

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Roco BLOG hits outstanding numbers!

In the past 7 months, we’ve had more than 18,000 hits on our Blog! We’d like to thank everyone for reading– and encourage you to ask a question of our Tech Panel. Or, let us know what you want to read more about … Continue reading

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Get a look at Roco’s Rescue Challenge: Observers Welcome!

Roco’s Rescue Challenge is a great way to keep your team sharp and ready – and you don’t have to be a Roco-trained team to join us! While it’s not a competition, we always find that team members are energized … Continue reading

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Industrial Rescue I/II…Practical Skills, Industrial Focus

New for 2011! Practical skills training with a focus on compliance, but without the certification testing. We’ve had many requests for a course that provides the skills, techniques and problem-solving scenarios for industrial rescue without the NFPA certification testing. Focusing on … Continue reading

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