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NFPA and Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition initiate day of action to address North America�s home fir...
NFPA and Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition initiate day of action to address North America�s home fir...
In the U.S., home fires claim the lives of seven people each day and injure 13,000�annually. Home fire sprinklers can help eliminate these tragedies, but legislative barriers and a general unawareness of this technology have prevented its use in new ho...
National Volunteer Fire Council gives Lifetime Achievement Award
National Volunteer Fire Council gives Lifetime Achievement Award
It came as no surprise to me to learn that Ron Farr had been recently bestowed with the high honor of the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award by the National Volunteer Fire Council.� In my mind the only thing that prevented him from receiving it much soone...
BMW cars on fire: not the first time cars catch fire while shut off
BMW cars on fire: not the first time cars catch fire while shut off
BMW car owners are a little on edge these days with news outlets across the country reporting that the popular German cars are bursting into flames while parked, in some cases, for days. The resulting damage has been extensive, especially when the vehi...
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 1: Inspection, testing and maintenance of commercial cooking equipment, #FireCodefridays
NFPA 1: Inspection, testing and maintenance of commercial cooking equipment, #FireCodefridays
In a 2012 reported titled �Structure Fires in Eating and Drinking Establishments� by Ben Evarts, U.S. fire departments responded to an estimated average of 7, 640 structure fires per year in eating and drinking establishments between 2006 and 2010. The...
NFPA Standards Council votes to cease standards development of NFPA 277, Standard Methods of Test...
NFPA Standards Council votes to cease standards development of NFPA 277, Standard Methods of Test...
After reviewing the entire record before it, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Standards Council voted today to cease standards development of NFPA 277, Standard Methods of Tests for Evaluating Fire and Ignition Resistance of Upholstered ...