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- Study of US Flame-Retardancy Regulations. // Textile Institute & Industry;Oct1975, Vol. 13 Issue 10, p317
The article reveals that the tighter U.S. government regulations regarding flame-retardancy may curtail the export of a wide range of textiles and clothing to the U.S. It discusses the impact of the regulations on the textile and clothing firms that export to the U.S. Researchers at the...
- Textile group creates top-of-bed committee. // Furniture/Today;8/16/2004, Vol. 28 Issue 49, p34
Reports that the U.S. National Textile Association has appointed Dan River Inc. and Springs Industries and Westpoint Stevens to a committee tasked to assure top-of-the-bed product manufacture quality. Response of the textile industry to the American Home Fire Safety Act; Collaboration with the...
- Taking the fear out of fire code inspections. Smoke, Stan // Wenatchee Business Journal;Apr98, Vol. 12 Issue 4, pC1
Presents tips to Wenatchee, Washington-based companies on how to deal with fire code inspections. Provisions of the Uniform Fire Code; Need to watch for violations on extinguishers, exiting, housekeeping and electrical connections; Changes in the city's inspection program in 1998.
- Should Congress Approve The Proposed Fire Safety Act? PRO. Magnuson, Warren G. // Congressional Digest;Mar1968, Vol. 47 Issue 3, p94
Presents arguments in favor of the proposed U.S. Fire Research and Safety Act of 1967, presented by the author on August 16, 1967 on the floor of the U.S. Senate. Need to reduce the loss of life and property resulting from fires; Need to improve on the quality of research programs being...
- Should Congress Approve The Proposed Fire Safety Act? CON. Thompson, John L. // Congressional Digest;Mar1968, Vol. 47 Issue 3, p95
Presents arguments against the proposed U.S. Fire Research and Safety Act of 1967, presented by the author on April 3, 1967 through a letter addressed to senator Thruston B. Morton of Kentucky. Misconceptions on figures concerning loss of life and property due to fire incidents; Emphasis given...
- Burn ban remains with 3 exceptions. Hosman, Catherine // Burnet Bulletin (Texas);1/2/2008, Vol. 136 Issue 1, p1A
The article reports that local officials in Burnet County, Texas have reinstated the countrywide burn ban due to the number of brush fires occurring around the county.
- Adopted Rules : Adopted Permanent Rules Relating to Fire Code. // Minnesota State Register;6/4/2012, Vol. 36 Issue 46, p1479
The article reports that a rule such as adopted permanent rules relating to fire code in Minnesota becomes effective after the requirements of Minnesota Statutes have been met and five working days after the rule has been published in the journal.
- Hotel and motel fire safety act `gutted.' // Fire Engineering;May97, Vol. 150 Issue 5, p32
Announces that the fiscal year 1997 Department of Defense Reauthorization Act had incorporated into it the repeal of the Hotel and Motel Fire Safety Act of 1990. Provisions in the act; How the legislation frees federal agencies from complying with the Hotel and Motel Fire Safety Act;...
- Burn bans lifted. // Lakelander (Whitney, TX);12/ 7/2011, Vol. 24 Issue 49, p1
The article reports that the Hill County Commissioner's Court in Texas has lifted the burn ban in the country during a meeting at Bosque County on November 29, 2011.