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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...
NFPA to develop fire risk assessment tool in response to tragic high-rise fires incidents
NFPA to develop fire risk assessment tool in response to tragic high-rise fires incidents
In light of a recent series of fires in high-rise buildings with combustible facades, including the Grenfell tower fire, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has initiated a project to develop a fire risk assessment tool for these types of b...
In response to rising toll of active shooter and hostile events, NFPA to fast-track a new standar...
In response to rising toll of active shooter and hostile events, NFPA to fast-track a new standar...
A rise in active shooter incidents and the escalating impact of hostile events has prompted the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) to process NFPA 3000, Standard for Preparedness and Response to Active Shooter and/or Hostile Events as a provis...
Electrical safety concerns when powering your holiday decorations and installations #FireCodeFridays
Electrical safety concerns when powering your holiday decorations and installations #FireCodeFridays
In my recent NFPA Live I discussed seasonal fire safety requirements in NFPA 1, Fire Code, that fire inspectors face during the winter months. I provided an overview of the requirements necessary to enforce special outdoor events, Christmas trees, heat...
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...
NFPA moves the National Fire Data System project forward with help from an AFG grant and AppGeo
NFPA moves the National Fire Data System project forward with help from an AFG grant and AppGeo
A little more than 14 months into a 2-year, 1.3 million dollar Assistance for Firefighters Grant from FEMA, NFPA has entered a new phase of development for the National Fire Data System with Applied Geographics, Inc. (AppGeo), a company specializing in...