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NFPA 1: Safeguarding Construction, Alteration, and Demo Operations, #FireCodeFridays

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It's time for a flashback Friday! I am out of the office for a couple more Fridays, returning from maternity leave at the end of August.  In the past months, at least two major fires have occurred in the greater Boston area in buildings under...

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NFPA 1: Updates to NFPA 58, Liquefied Petroleum Gas Code, 2017 edition, #FireCodefridays

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Hello – Happy Friday! Today’s post comes to you from Eric Nette, Engineer in the Industrial and Chemical Engineering Department, at NFPA. Special thanks to Eric for his contribution to this blog while I am out on maternity leave, and...

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Tentative Interim Amendment issued on NFPA 70, National Electrical Code, 2017 edition

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The NFPA Standards Council considered the issuance of a proposed Tentative Interim Amendment (TIA) on the 2017 edition of NFPA 70, National Electrical Code. This TIA was issued by the Council on July 18, 2017: NFPA 70, TIA 17-5, referencing 220.12,...

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NFPA 1: Location and placement requirements for portable fire extinguishers, #FireCodefridays

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Hello – Happy Friday!  Today’s post comes to you from Brian O'Connor, Fire Protection Engineer in the Fire Protection Systems Department, at NFPA.  Special thanks to Brian for his contribution to this blog while I am out on...

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In July's issue of NFPA News: proposed TIAs on NFPA 1582 and NFPA 1994; new project on wall panel fire test; committees seeking members; and more ...

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The July 2017 issue of NFPA News, our free monthly codes and standards newsletter, is now available.   In this issue: Comments sought on proposed TIAs to NFPA 1582 and NFPA 1994 New project on fire test for wall panels being considered Current...

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NFPA 1: Inspection, testing and maintenance of commercial cooking equipment, #FireCodefridays

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Hello – Happy Friday!  Today’s post comes to you from Jacqueline Wilmot, Fire Protection Engineer in the Fire Protection Systems Department, at NFPA.  Special thanks to Jacqueline for her contribution to this blog while I am out on...

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NFPA 1: Hot work permits-who approves them and do I need one? #FireCodefridays

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Hello – Happy Friday!  Today’s post comes to you from Laura Moreno, Engineer in the Industrial and Chemical Engineering Department, at NFPA.  Special thanks to Laura for her contribution to this blog while I am out on maternity...

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Public comments sought on proposed Tentative Interim Amendment to NFPA 1582

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The following proposed Tentative Interim Amendment  (TIA) for NFPA 1582, Standard on Comprehensive Occupational Medical Program for Fire Departments, is being published for public review and comment:   NFPA 1582, proposed TIA No. 1297,...

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Standards Development coming to you LIVE!

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Have you ever wondered what goes on during Appeals heard by the Standards Council?  Curious about what is being challenged in a standard that you work with daily?  Want to learn more about how a standard continues through the development...

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Seeking public comments on the development of a proposed standard on fire test for wall panels

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NFPA is considering the development of an ANSI Accredited Standard addressing the combustibility of exterior and interior wall panels. This test method would be based on the existing 16 ft. Parallel Panel Test from the FM Approvals Standard 4880,...

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