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CT15-25570-01_FI_FR-CWC Construction Fire Safety Manual - Mar 26

La sécurité incendie sur les chantiers: Guide pour la construction de grands immeubles

C’est à l’étape de la construction que les bâtiments sont le plus vulnérables aux incendies. De nombreux incendies à grande échelle se sont déclarés sur des chantiers de construction au Canada ces dernières années. Soulignons par exemple ceux qui sont survenus à Calgary (Alberta) en mars 2015, à ingston (Ontario) en décembre 2013 et à […]


La Lutte Contre les Incendies sur les Chantiers de Construction: Prévention et Suppression des Incendies Pendant la Construction de Grands Bâtiments

Les chantiers de construction présentent des difficultés différentes à celles des bâtiments terminés pour les services d’incendie. La phase de construction est l’étape la plus dangereuse de toute la durée de vie d’un bâtiment, ceci à cause des divers risques qui lui sont inhérents, notamment:  


The Right Decision: Evidence-based Decision Making for Police Service Professionals – Workbook

This workbook is designed to be used in conjunction with the text, The Right Decision: Evidence-based Decision Making for Police Service Professionals. It can be used as a self-study guide or in either a classroom or workshop setting. While many of the techniques outlined in the text can be used very effectively by an individual working with a paper and pencil or a […]


The Right Decision: Evidence-based Decision Making for Police Service Professionals

While the primary function of police departments has remained consistent over time—to ensure the safety and security of all persons and property— how departments deliver their services is becoming more complex. Crime rates have generally declined over the past two decades, but the public is increasingly asking police departments to respond to a broader range […]

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Responding to Pre-Hospital Events in BC: Time to Rethink the Current Model of Service Delivery

On October 29, 2013, the BC Emergency Health Services (BCEHS) implemented changes to their BC Ambulance Service Resource Allocation Plan (RAP) resulting in a significant number of codes being downgraded to Code 2 (routine) calls instead of their previous designation as Code 3 (lights and sirens) calls. According to BCEHS the process undertaken to make […]


Emergency Motor Vehicle Crashes in British Columbia

When emergency vehicle collisions occur, especially at speed with lights and siren, they tend to evoke heightened media attention as well as public concern and interest. While these concerns are understandable given the sheer size and mass of heavy emergency vehicles (i.e., fire/ladder trucks) relative to much lighter, non-emergency vehicles, such concerns must be placed […]