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NFPA launches first of its kind wildfire certification
NFPA launches first of its kind wildfire certification
Although there are many practitioners working in the field with titles such as Wildland/Urban Interface Specialist, Wildfire Mitigation Specialist, Wildfire Prevention officer, etc., there is no certification that standardizes some body of knowledge, g...
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...
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...
Statistics illustrate importance of creating a safer workplace for electrical workers
Statistics illustrate importance of creating a safer workplace for electrical workers
May is Electrical Safety Month and throughout the month, NFPA and ESFI have been raising awareness of potential electrical hazards and the importance of electrical fire safety on the job.
Should NFPA develop an all-new standard on PPE contaminant control or roll the requirements into ...
Should NFPA develop an all-new standard on PPE contaminant control or roll the requirements into ...
The NFPA Standards Council has received a New Project Initiation Request from the fire service asking NFPA consider developing an ANSI Accredited Standard to establish the minimum requirements for the effective contamination control of fire department ...
�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...