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Utility Dive article highlights the work that NFPA and others are doing to address Energy Storage System safety

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  The NFPA and Fire Protection Research Foundation are working on several projects related to Energy Storage Systems (ESS) including research reports, training for first responders, and the development of standards. These projects are highlighted in...

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NFPA 1: A look back at 2017 and what’s ahead for 2018 #FireCodeFridays

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As I sit here finalizing the remainder of my work for 2017 before the NFPA holiday shutdown, I first can’t believe that the year is coming to a close (didn’t it just start?) and also can’t help but look back on all of the stories and...

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NFPA president asks Israeli conference attendees to “dig deeper, learn more”

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NFPA's Don Bliss and Jim Pauley (center left) pose with fire and life safety leaders in Israel   NFPA President and CEO Jim Pauley delivered keynote remarks today at the Fire Protection Association of Israel Annual Conference.   NFPA...

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Now available: December issue of NFPA News, our free monthly codes and standards newsletter

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Tragedies such as the Grenfell Tower fire in London, wildland fires, and other events this year are painful reminders of the importance of fire, life and electrical safety. NFPA and its volunteers continue to work diligently, developing strategies and...

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New Boston Fire cancer video shares the story of firefighter's battle and reinforces preventative practices

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  Boston Fire has just released a powerful new video highlighting, yet again, the devastating impact that contamination and cancer is having within the fire service. The video is the third in a series to educate firefighters, policymakers and the...

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NFPA 1: Summary of changes to the new 2018 edition, #FireCodeFridays

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It can be hard to keep track of code development and stay up to date with the latest and greatest editions of codes and standards as they are released. NFPA 1, like a majority of NFPA codes and standards, is revised on a three year revision cycle....

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Public and private sectors come together to influence fire and life safety in the Middle East

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  Earlier this year, NFPA announced the establishment of a Middle East North Africa (MENA) Advisory Committee. The new Advisory group was developed to help diverse stakeholders address the fire and life safety issues that are presenting in the...

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If the 911 call comes in for a confined space incident – are you prepared to respond?

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  When emergencies occur, firefighters, police officers and EMS respond. It’s what they do – it’s simply in their DNA. To help prevent rescuers from becoming victims, NFPA has created a new fact sheet and is offering free online...

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Safeguarding the benefits of a vegetative (green) roof by addressing fire and life safety risks

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  For the last few decades, campuses have pursued opportunities to promote their commitment to environmental responsibility and sustainability. First there was a push to recycle more, then there were green buildings, often in the form of LEED...

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