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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...
As number of U.S. multigenerational households continues to rise, NFPA and CPSC develop toolkit t...
As number of U.S. multigenerational households continues to rise, NFPA and CPSC develop toolkit t...
Multigenerational households are on the rise: The number of Americans living under the same roof with at least three generations has doubled since 1980. While these living arrangements offer many benefits, they also present potential fire safety challe...
Leave fireworks to the professionals
Leave fireworks to the professionals
Independence Day and fireworks go hand in hand, but fireworks shouldn�t go in consumers� hands. That�s the message the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is reinforcing this Fourth of July. Fireworks annually cause devastating burns, injuries,...
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...
Development of new active shooter Standard begins at NFPA today as gunman opens fire at congressi...
Development of new active shooter Standard begins at NFPA today as gunman opens fire at congressi...
Early this morning, as members of Congress practiced for an upcoming charity baseball game at a ballfield in Alexandria, Virginia, an active shooter fired between 50 and 100 rounds from a semi-automatic weapon, according to ABC News. Anthony Scalise (R...
NFPA 1: Requirements for emergency egress and relocation drills, #FireCodefridays
NFPA 1: Requirements for emergency egress and relocation drills, #FireCodefridays
For many, the month of May signals the home stretch of the school year.� However, this shouldn't be a time to overlook required safety practices in the event an emergency should occur.� Just this past Wednesday, a fire destroyed the Appleseed Academy s...