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NFPA, Tesla and utilities: perfect timing for energy storage
NFPA, Tesla and utilities: perfect timing for energy storage
In the days leading up to this morning�s announcement from Tesla about aggregating energy storage to form an energy network, the Technical Committee on Energy Storage Systems gathered at NFPA headquarters in Quincy to finish the development of the NFPA...
U.S. District Court ruling allows continued excellence in development of public health and safety...
U.S. District Court ruling allows continued excellence in development of public health and safety...
he United States District Court for the District of Columbia (Hon. Tanya S. Chutkan) has issued a ruling that will support federal, state and local governments� efforts to support public health and safety through the use of voluntary consensus codes an...
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...
Keep safety in mind as we celebrate pets
Keep safety in mind as we celebrate pets
May is National Pet Month, a time when the benefits of pets are celebrated. The observance focuses on promoting responsible pet ownership and fundraising for the care of domesticated animals that do not have a home.
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 ...
See It Before You Sign It campus fire safety campaign raises awareness of off-campus housing fire...
See It Before You Sign It campus fire safety campaign raises awareness of off-campus housing fire...
As part of an effort to help reduce fire deaths on U.S. college campuses,�the�National Fire Protection Association�(NFPA),�Campus Firewatch, the�U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and the�U.S. Fire Administration�(USFA) are teaming up again...