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NFPA�s New Standard for Facilities Safety Director Professional Qualifications released for Publi...
NFPA�s New Standard for Facilities Safety Director Professional Qualifications released for Publi...
At its April 4-5, 2017 meeting, the NFPA Standards Council approved a new standard for Facilities Safety Director Professional Qualifications and placed it in the Annual 2019 cycle.
NFPA interviews fire marshal from city that recently passed fire sprinkler requirement for its ne...
NFPA interviews fire marshal from city that recently passed fire sprinkler requirement for its ne...
Rock Island (population: 39,000) is a town within the Quad Cities region of Illinois and Iowa. This Illinois�gem distinguished itself from its neighbors last year by passing a requirement to sprinkler its new homes. I recently interviewed Rock Island's...
NFPA�s annual U.S. Firefighter Fatalities report shows 60 on-duty deaths in 2017, reflecting lowe...
NFPA�s annual U.S. Firefighter Fatalities report shows 60 on-duty deaths in 2017, reflecting lowe...
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) released its annual U.S. Firefighter Fatalities report, which showed a total of 60�U.S. firefighter fatalities while on duty in 2017. This number represents the lowest total reported since 1977, when NFPA...
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...
Commentary: Addressing cancer within the fire service must start with embracing home fire sprinklers
Commentary: Addressing cancer within the fire service must start with embracing home fire sprinklers
There is a lot of discussion about changing the culture of the fire service today. In my nearly 40 years in the fire service, I have witnessed a lot of positive change; firefighters smoking cigarettes are rare, most all firefighters wear SCBA, and ther...
Fireground injuries on the fireground peak in July
Fireground injuries on the fireground peak in July
The arrival of summer brings more than the prospect of outdoor activities and family vacations.�