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Employing smart firefighting in a wildfire scenario
Employing smart firefighting in a wildfire scenario
Smart firefighting technology is increasingly used today by the fire service to assess risks before, during, and after incidents. Data captured from smart technology is helping to make firefighting safer and more efficient than ever before.
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.
Fire sprinkler advocate named fire chief of the year
Fire sprinkler advocate named fire chief of the year
Fire Chief W. Keith Brower heard the mayday call as he was approaching the scene of a home fire in 2008. The thought that a member of his crew was in danger filled him with dread.��When the mayday was called, I was approximately seven to eight miles ou...
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.
NFPA to develop fire risk assessment tool in response to tragic high-rise fires incidents
NFPA to develop fire risk assessment tool in response to tragic high-rise fires incidents
In light of a recent series of fires in high-rise buildings with combustible facades, including the Grenfell tower fire, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has initiated a project to develop a fire risk assessment tool for these types of b...
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...