Posts Tagged ‘Fire and Building Codes’

Assessing Asphyxiation Risks

January 7th, 2015 Comments off

AsphyxiationThe risk of asphyxiation, a condition of insufficient supply of oxygen to the body, is difficult to assess because of many factors that can contribute to an oxygen deficiency. However, these factors can be measured and used to calculate the risks that can lead to the hazardous conditions that would result in potential asphyxiation. The results can be used to make decisions about the installation, storage, and use of compressed gases as prescribed by state and local fire and building codes. Read more…

New Facility Code Challenges at NASSCO Shipyards

October 24th, 2011 Comments off

General Dynamics NASSCO, designer and ship builder for the U.S. Navy, required an upgrade of their steelblasting and paint facility at their shipyard location in San Diego, California. During the planning and building phase Klausbruckner & Associates was contracted to provide expert fire and building code services on Navy’s largest new construction shipyard on the West Coast. Read more…