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Allan Fraser
By Allan B. Fraser, CBI, CPCA, Sr. Building Code Specialist, NFPA            This is the sixth in the ten part series on personal disaster planning.               Hurricane season for the northern Atlantic Ocean runs from June 1 through November 30, sharply peaking in late August through September. There are an average of 2.9 major hurricanes per… (Show more)
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Allan Fraser
e-ACCESS is in its tenth year and we thought it appropriate to reprint a few stories of the stories that have made it so popular. We Could All Go Back to School!Allan B. Fraser, CBI, CPCA, Sr. Bldg Code Specialist, NFPA (Concept by Mary Beth Fraser)                   As children all over America head to their bus stops to go back to… (Show more)
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Allan Fraser
  By Bill ScottFounder and President of Abilities UNlimited, Inc. And the first Chair of NFPA’s Disability Access Review and Advisory Committee   A few months ago I had the opportunity to be the test subject, otherwise known as the “crash test dummy”, in a test run of an emergency evacuation chair. The manufacturer or model of this particular… (Show more)
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Allan Fraser
     Illustration by Susan G. raysutopia@yahoo.com   My name is Vincent. I am a guide dog for my mistress Allison. We live in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. with her mother and grandmother. A few metro stops from her new office digs in downtown DC.   Trouble   Last week, two weeks in our new office building, Allison almost ran into a wall.… (Show more)
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Allan Fraser
By definition, a collection is a group of objects or works to be seen, studied, or kept together. The purpose of this column is to provide you with links to news items, stories, and general information that you may not be aware of but that may help you reduce the burden of fire and other hazards on the quality of your own life or that of family… (Show more)
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Allan Fraser
    September 2017 Electrical Training Health Care & Life Safety Code Training Fire Protection Systems Training Industrial Hazards Training Emergency Response Training   Sep. 11-14     NFPA Classroom Training Week, Charlotte, NC   NFPA 72, National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code (2016) 3-Day Classroom Training NFPA 13, Installation of… (Show more)
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Majid Naddaf
what is the minimum required distance between 500 gallon above ground propane tank and large above ground gasoline tank?
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Allan Fraser
By Allan B. Fraser, CBI, CPCA, Sr. Building Code Specialist, NFPA   This is the fifth in the ten part series on personal disaster planning.   If you’ve had to evacuate your home or office or anywhere else for that matter, and it’s going to be some time before you can get back into your home, you’ll need to find shelter. It may be a rather… (Show more)
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Allan Fraser
  Residents with vision disabilities faced further challenges that have now been documented by Massey University’s Dr Gretchen Good and Dr Suzanne Phibbs of the College of Health in research which explores the experiences of 12 residents with vision disabilities who lived through more than 12,000 aftershocks.   Dr Gretchen Good with her… (Show more)
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Allan Fraser
I hope that you read the article written by Lori Scott entitled “Please Rescue Cassidy” in the February issue of NFPA’s e-ACCESS. It was about her struggle to assure that her 14 year old daughter Cassidy, who uses a wheelchair, would be evacuated from her school in the event of an emergency.   On April 18, 2017 Maryland Governor Lawrence J. Hogan,… (Show more)
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