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Numbers tell a powerful story about NFPA�s ability to engage international audiences
Numbers tell a powerful story about NFPA�s ability to engage international audiences
NFPA has been working with international stakeholders for decades. Try as we might, long distances can often preclude NFPA staff from traveling to countries that are looking to learn more about codes, training, and best practices. Technology, however, ...
Ambulance vehicle data recorders: Recommendation or requirement?
Ambulance vehicle data recorders: Recommendation or requirement?
Vehicle data recorders track speed, acceleration and deceleration, braking events, seat belt usage and other metrics of ambulance operation.
The Intersection of IoT with Building Safety Codes
The Intersection of IoT with Building Safety Codes
AT the first session this morning, Steve Griffith and Jack Lyons from NEMA reviewed the Association's strategic initiatives related to the internet of things. Steve showed the projected growth of interconnected devices to 40 billion by 2019. He focused...
At-a-Glance Sheet: Standard�for�sUAS (Small�Unmanned�Aircraft�Systems)�for�Public�Safety�Operatio...
At-a-Glance Sheet: Standard�for�sUAS (Small�Unmanned�Aircraft�Systems)�for�Public�Safety�Operatio...
You are all probably wondering what�s happening in the world of NFPA and Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS, or outside of the U.S.A. commonly referred to as UAV�s/Drones), especially since the request for a new standards project was approved at the...
NFPA provides arson and historical perspective in new Crime Scene podcast
NFPA provides arson and historical perspective in new Crime Scene podcast
NFPA's Senior Fire Investigator and New England Regional Director, Bob Duval provides code and arson perspective in a new podcast, produced by Lohud, a news division serving Westchester, Rockland, and Putnam counties in the�Lower Hudson Valley region o...
Thousands of workers take first of its kind hot work safety program
Thousands of workers take first of its kind hot work safety program
As the city of Boston remembered Lieutenant Edward Walsh and Firefighter Michael Kennedy who died battling a fire on Beacon Street in Boston three years ago this week, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) announced that more than 13,000 work...