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emergency

n. a sudden, unforeseen happening which requires action to correct or to protect lives and/or property.

emergency

1 in the law relating to civil defence or civil contingencies, an event or situation which threatens serious damage to human welfare in a place in the United Kingdom, an event or situation which threatens serious damage to the environment of a place in the United Kingdom, or war, or terrorism, which threatens serious damage to the security of the United Kingdom. An event or situation threatens damage to human welfare only if it involves, causes or may cause loss of human life, human illness or injury, homelessness, damage to property, disruption of a supply of money, food, water, energy or fuel, disruption of a system of communication, disruption of facilities for transport, or disruption of services relating to health. An event or situation threatens damage to the environment only if it involves, causes or may cause contamination of land, water or air with biological, chemical or radioactive matter, or disruption or destruction of plant life or animal life.
2 in the law relating to fire and rescue, an event or situation that causes or is likely to cause one or more individuals to die, be seriously injured or become seriously ill, or serious harm to the environment (including the life and health of plants and animals).
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Ramanie, "The Reliability and Validity of Basic Offshore Safety and Emergency Training Knowledge Test", Accepted in Journal of King Saud University: Engineering Sciences.
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The pediatric emergency training courses are the first of a series of courses with Cambridge University Hospitals planned for 2014.
The CSB has now asked them to stop such payments, stating the emergency training of staff was an obligation to create a safe work environment.
Univar Ireland submitted details of its safety management systems, water and chemical spill detection and interception, underground catchment tanks, on-site emergency training, a lightning protection system, accident and incident rates and inspection records as well as information on other improvements made to its site relating to health and safety.
She also specializes in disaster and emergency training, as well as serving as the LEED AP on several LEED projects.
Supporting doctors continuing their professional development through emergency training, those seeking to achieve Fellowship and Membership of the College and CCT trainees, the site provides a huge source of reference materials, photography, scientific papers, abstracts and case studies.
Pre-hospital obstetric emergency training; the practical approach.
NLC, in cooperation with the International City/County Management Association (ICMA), will be conducting the emergency training program "Crisis Leadership for Local Officials" starting this week.
A spokesman for Merseyside Fire and Rescue said: "We've taken four appliances off the run as it is a formal requirement to provide resilience since we now have the threat of strike action." Fire authority councillor Jack Colbert added: "These vehicles have temporarily been taken off the run to do emergency training. "It would be remiss of us to not put this in place, and I have assurances they will be put back in service as soon as possible." OPINION: PAGE 12
Lufthansa Flight Training will open a multimillion-dollar center at Munich in October housing three cockpit simulators and training devices for service and emergency training. An Embraer E-190 simulator owned by Swiss Aviation Training will go into operation in March 2009 and A320 and A330/A340 simulators owned by LFT will follow.

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