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#101Wednesdays: Allegedly neglected fire protection systems contribute to another Oakland tragedy
#101Wednesdays: Allegedly neglected fire protection systems contribute to another Oakland tragedy
I�m back this week with another installment of #101Wednesdays after spending last week in Las Vegas teaching NFPA�s Life Safety Code Essentials seminar. The news of another multiple-fatality fire in Oakland, CA that greeted me at work Monday reinforced...
NFPA safety bulletin highlights the importance of fire hose code adherence, as modern day fires g...
NFPA safety bulletin highlights the importance of fire hose code adherence, as modern day fires g...
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) issued an attack fire hose safety bulletin today, reminding the fire service to purchase, maintain, inspect, remove and repair fire hose in accordance with NFPA 1961, Standard on Fire Hose and NFPA 1962, ...
Numbers tell a powerful story about NFPA�s ability to engage international audiences
Numbers tell a powerful story about NFPA�s ability to engage international audiences
NFPA has been working with international stakeholders for decades. Try as we might, long distances can often preclude NFPA staff from traveling to countries that are looking to learn more about codes, training, and best practices. Technology, however, ...
July two-day workshop provides unique hands-on, practical training aimed at the automatic sprinkl...
July two-day workshop provides unique hands-on, practical training aimed at the automatic sprinkl...
Are you a project manager responsible for reviewing and approving plans, or an engineer or designer who needs to ensure sprinkler system plans are ready for submission to AHJs? If so, then you know there�s a lot riding on the accuracy and timeliness of...
NFPA 1: Requirements for emergency egress and relocation drills, #FireCodefridays
NFPA 1: Requirements for emergency egress and relocation drills, #FireCodefridays
For many, the month of May signals the home stretch of the school year.� However, this shouldn't be a time to overlook required safety practices in the event an emergency should occur.� Just this past Wednesday, a fire destroyed the Appleseed Academy s...
NFPA's National Fire Data Survey builds the case for improving data
NFPA's National Fire Data Survey builds the case for improving data
The National Fire Data Survey, commissioned by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), shows that while the fire service considers the fire data ecosystem to be inconsistent, under-utilized, and incomplete, it also views data as critical, impo...