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In April's NFPA News: proposed TIAs on NFPA 25 and 70; Annual 2017 First Draft Reports available for public comment; the 2016 NFPA Standards Directory; and more..

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The April issue of NFPA News, our codes and standards newsletter, is now available. In this issue: Proposed TIAs seeking public comments on NFPA 25 and NFPA 70 A2017 First Draft Reports available for submission of public comments 2016 NFPA Standards Directory available News in brief Committees soliciting public input Committees seeking members...

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Review the Second Draft Report for NFPA 70, National Electrical Code, in the Annual 2016 revision cycle

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The Second Draft Report for NFPA 70, National Electrical Code®, is now available. NFPA 70 is in the Annual 2016 revision cycle with a deadline to submit a Notice of Intent to Make a Motion (NITMAM) of April 29, 2016. The Second Draft Report is the second part of the Technical Committee Report, which documents the Comment Stage. It consists of the...

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What are membrane enclosures? And why they're dangerous.

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When marinas need to sand and paint boats, the dust and fumes pose problems. They can spread throughout the building, bothering people who work in the marina and dirtying other boats. To address that, marinas often build what’s known as a membrane enclosure: a metal scaffolding structure surrounding the boat, which is then covered in plastic s...

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Hoverboards, Cancer Threats, and Big Data: Safety News You Need to Know

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What kid – or adult kid – wouldn’t want a hoverboard? During the 2015 holiday season, hoverboards were all the rage. The two-wheeled, motorized, self-balancing scooters were one of the hardest gifts to get. Think Atari in 1979, Cabbage Patch Kids in 1983, or Tickle Me Elmo in 1996. The problem is, hoverboards have a tendency to catch fire, in many...

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Comments sought on proposed Tentative Interim Amendment (TIA) to NFPA 25 and NFPA 70

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The following proposed Tentative Interim Amendments (TIAs) for NFPA 25, Standard for the Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems, and NFPA 70, National Electrical Code® , are being published for public review and comment: NFPA 25, proposed TIA No. 1221, referencing 6.3.1.1.2(New) and 6.3.1.6.2 on the proposed...

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New NFPA Journal cover story looks at LNG, the 'shale revolution,' and what it means for safety and preparedness

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The Sabine Pass liquified natural gas export terminal in Louisiana made the first LNG shipment from the U.S. lower 48 states in February. Once thought to be past its peak, and even in decline, U.S. gas production is soaring to all-time highs thanks in large part to innovative extraction techniques, including hydraulic fracturing and horizontal...

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NFPA and UAE sign MOU to further fire and life safety

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His Highness Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior for United Arab Emirates and NFPA Board Member Russell Leavitt were on hand to witness the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between NFPA and the UAE Ministry of Interior during Innovation in Fire Protection: Fire Service and Code...

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NFPA and UAE Host Historic Symposium on Fire Protection

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More than 150 attendees from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) participated in a first of its kind symposium this week in Abu Dhabi. Entitled Innovation in Fire Protection: Fire Service and Code Enforcers Symposium, the two-day event was aimed at fire and life safety officials from around the country and addressed the latest code and related issues...

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NFPA releases report on Bangladesh garment industry

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The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) continues to build an international presence by sharing fire and life safety resources, expertise and research across the globe in an ongoing effort to help save lives and reduce loss. This week, we released the Bangladesh Ready-Made Garment (RMG) Industry High-Level Assessment Report. This document,...

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