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Development of new active shooter Standard begins at NFPA today as gunman opens fire at congressi...
Development of new active shooter Standard begins at NFPA today as gunman opens fire at congressi...
Early this morning, as members of Congress practiced for an upcoming charity baseball game at a ballfield in Alexandria, Virginia, an active shooter fired between 50 and 100 rounds from a semi-automatic weapon, according to ABC News. Anthony Scalise (R...
New! Certified Fire Protection Specialist (CFPS) Practice exam makes preparing for CFPS Certifica...
New! Certified Fire Protection Specialist (CFPS) Practice exam makes preparing for CFPS Certifica...
Exciting news, everyone! Preparing for your Certified Fire Protection Specialist (CFPS) Certification has never been easier! NFPA�s CFPS Practice Exam has been given a full overhaul.
Future Army Soldiers Could Have �Third Arm� to Carry Weapons
Future Army Soldiers Could Have �Third Arm� to Carry Weapons
The U.S. Army is developing a �third arm� device that can be attached to a soldier�s protective vest to hold a weapon. The purpose of the device is to redirect all of the weight of a weapon to the soldier�s body and lessen the weight on the soldier�s a...
Energy storage systems: fire safety focus of discussions in the U.S. and abroad
Energy storage systems: fire safety focus of discussions in the U.S. and abroad
Last week was the Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE) New England Chapter monthly dinner meeting, and the topic of discussion was energy storage systems (ESS). At the meeting, Lieutenant Paul Rogers from the Fire Department of New York gave a p...
A better understanding of NFPA 70E: Who needs all those words in a standard?�
A better understanding of NFPA 70E: Who needs all those words in a standard?�
I am weary from answering questions about what I consider to be clear and concise requirements. A majority of these types of questions are posed by someone who has never opened�NFPA 70E�, Standard for Electrically Safety in the Workplace. If you have n...
California experience highlights the tremendous and humbling complexity of wildfire disasters
California experience highlights the tremendous and humbling complexity of wildfire disasters
As I write this on the afternoon of Wednesday, October 11, 2017, firefighters in�California are�battling 22 large wildfires that�have burned�nearly 170,000 acres - most of that acreage in�8 counties in the�northern part of the state. According to�CAL F...