22 results for your search

After Smoke
See details
(National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)), 2 mins
You may have heard of first and second-hand smoke but did you know about third hand and after smoke? NIST scientists have measured how much chemical airborne emissions we are exposed to once a cigarette but has been “extinguished." Learn more: https://www.nist.gov/news-events/news/2020/01/butt-emissions-stud...
(National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)), 2 mins
×
Final Report On the Collapse of the World Trade Center Towers
See details
written by S. Shyam Sundar, National Construction Safety Team and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) (District of Columbia: National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and United States. Government Printing Office, 2005, originally published 2005), 248 page(s)
This report from NIST outlines the response (and preparedness) of the World Trade Center's Twin Towers during the September 11 terrorist attacks.
written by S. Shyam Sundar, National Construction Safety Team and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) (District of Columbia: National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and United States. Government Printing Office, 2005, originally published 2005), 248 page(s)
Sections
×
Head Health Challenge III: Semifinalists Selected
See details
(National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)), 2 mins
On December 15, 2015, the NFL, Under Armour, GE, & NIST announced the semifinalists for Head Health Challenge III, an open innovation competition to develop advanced materials for use in a wide variety of impact absorbing gear.
(National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)), 2 mins
×
In the Eye of the Fire: 360¬? video
See details
(National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)), 2 mins
Putting a camera close to a fire wasn't good enough for NIST researchers, so they created a camera system that can take 360-degree video from WITHIN a fire.The New Jersey Forest Fire Service, in coordination with the U.S. Forest Service and the New Jersey Conservation Foundation, conducts prescribed forest managem...
(National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)), 2 mins
×
NIST, NIST Drone Challenge
See details
in NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)), 3 mins
The Unmanned Aerial Systems Flight and Payload Prize Challenge focused on flying networked drones for as long as possible to help first responders stay online during search/rescue. Congrats to the winners! #PSCR2018 https://www.nist.gov/video/nist-drone-challenge
in NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)), 3 mins
×
Why You Should Water Your Christmas Tree
See details
(National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)), 2 mins
According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), more than 200 home fires each year start with a Christmas tree. See what can happen if fire starts in a tree that hasn’t been watered. For Christmas tree safety tips, visit the NFPA website at http://www.nfpa.org/Public-Education/By-topic/Seasona...
(National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)), 2 mins
×
Christmas Tree Fire: Watered Tree vs. Dry Tree
See details
(National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)), 2 mins
According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), more than 200 home fires each year start with a Christmas tree. In this video, NIST fire researchers demonstrate what could happen if a fire starts in a watered Christmas tree vs. a dry Christmas tree.
(National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)), 2 mins
×
A Conversation with Dr. John Cahn
See details
(National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)), 11 mins
On June 24, 2011, it was announced that NIST Emeritus Senior Fellow Dr. John Cahn had been selected to receive the 2011 Kyoto Prize in Advanced Technology for his fundamental contributions to the study of materials. In this interview, originally recorded in 2001, Dr. Cahn talks about his life, and the wide-ranging...
(National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)), 11 mins
×
Fentanyl Can Sicken First Responders. Here's a Possible Solution
See details
(National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)), 3 mins
NIST researchers demonstrate techniques for screening illegal drugs for the synthetic opioids like fentanyl that are causing a spike in overdose deaths. More info: https://www.nist.gov/news-events/news/2017/05/fentanyl-can-sicken-first-responders-heres-possible-solution
(National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)), 3 mins
×
How Close is Too Close for Portable Generators?
See details
(National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)), 3 mins
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) building experts are seeking the answer to a very important home safety question: How close to a house can you operate a portable gas-powered generator without risking poisoning from carbon monoxide?
(National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)), 3 mins
×

Pages