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Impact of fixed fire fighting systems on road tunnels
Impact of fixed fire fighting systems on road tunnels
Road tunnels are common place across North America and the world, providing the necessary path through mountains and under water. NFPA 502, Standard for Road Tunnels, Bridge, and Other Limited Access Highways, provides fire protection and life safety r...
NFPA awards James M. Shannon Advocacy Medal to Ann Jones for advocacy efforts
NFPA awards James M. Shannon Advocacy Medal to Ann Jones for advocacy efforts
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) announced that Ann Jones has received the 2017 James M. Shannon Advocacy Medal for her lifelong devotion to fire safety and having an influential role in the passage of a nationwide requirement for reside...
C&E presenter talks hydrogen fuel cells
C&E presenter talks hydrogen fuel cells
In the mid 2000s, everyone from Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson to President George W. Bush touted hydrogen fuel cells, or HFCs, which combine oxygen from the air with hydrogen to create electricity, as the future of motoring. All these years later, thou...
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...
NFPA Standards Council issues preliminary minutes and decisions from August meeting
NFPA Standards Council issues preliminary minutes and decisions from August meeting
The NFPA Standards Council met on August 15-17, 2017 in Quincy, MA. �At the meeting, the Council acted on various agenda items including the issuance of documents in the Annual 2017 revision cycle and the consideration of several appeals.�
Word choices are important when communicating about wildfire risks
Word choices are important when communicating about wildfire risks
At some point, we've all been told to Watch our Words, or Choose Your Words Carefully; just ask my three kids how many times they've�heard that from me during their lifetime, and they'll�quickly tell you it's into the thousands.