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Locking doors on college campuses to prevent unwanted entry
Locking doors on college campuses to prevent unwanted entry
One of the issues facing many, if not all, colleges and university campuses today is the need for greater security against unwanted entry from events such as an active shooter or other violent acts. The events which are plaguing college campuses and ot...
Northeast US wildfire crews assist with fires in western Canada
Northeast US wildfire crews assist with fires in western Canada
A wildfire crew comprised of 16 state firefighters from Massachusetts DCR and 4 State Firefighters from New Hampshire Dept of Lands have been assisting firefighting efforts on the Elephant Hill fire in British Columbia, Canada.� The 20 person hand crew...
�Tiny homes� movement prompts NFPA to offer guidance on building and life safety components of th...
�Tiny homes� movement prompts NFPA to offer guidance on building and life safety components of th...
An alternative to traditional housing options, tiny homes are growing in popularity. These permanent dwellings, known for their small size and economical living costs, are cropping up across the U.S., as are concerns regarding the applicability of buil...
Deadly fire at high-rise tower in North Kensington, England, kills 12 people and injures 78, acco...
Deadly fire at high-rise tower in North Kensington, England, kills 12 people and injures 78, acco...
According to an NBC News report,�12 people have died and 78 people were injured at Grenfell Tower, a high-rise residential building in West London, England, after a fire broke out at the 24-story apartment �block� early Wednesday morning. The cause of ...
Remembering Ann Marie Gallagher and the unsolved mystery of the Cocoanut Grove Fire
Remembering Ann Marie Gallagher and the unsolved mystery of the Cocoanut Grove Fire
On the 70th anniversary of the Cocoanut Grove fire a few years back, three survivors told NFPA their stories. Ann Marie Gallagher was a 16-year-old girl from New Hampshire who was in Boston with her family, and was one of the survivors who we featured ...
A better understanding of NFPA 70E: Implementing risk controls is more involved than you think
A better understanding of NFPA 70E: Implementing risk controls is more involved than you think
The 2015 edition of NFPA 70E�, Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace introduced a requirement that risk controls be implemented during the course of the risk assessment. That edition included a possible hierarchy of risk controls as an inform...