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Our task: To extend an underground water line which is to be used to service fire sprinklers in an existing prison. The work was designed to be performed by using Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD); however the i... The aftereffects of a residential fire can linger for weeks. Smoke damage, layers of soot and heavy odors create an environment that’s very difficult to clean up. It takes the expertise of fire damage restoratio... Chapter 5 of NFPA 1730 outlines the requirements for the conduct of a community risk assessment (CRA). The CRA is the tool that is used to determine the priorities and strategies of a the fire prevention organization.... In the apartment fire incident, for example, the fire was occurred on the 2nd floor and the flame and smoke by the fire moved to the 3rd floor through the veranda's window broken. There are severe damage and injury by... The discussion continues; unwanted alarms are still a problem and we’re seeking solutions to not only assist our local authority having jurisdiction (AHJ), but our industry and of course, our community. After re... The First Draft of NFPA 10 Standard for Portable Fire Extinguishers, 2017 edition, is open for public comment until November 16, 2015. Comments can be submitted through the NFPA website (www.nfpa.org/10next). For thi... One of the benefits to membership with NFPA is the ability to join a Member Section. Stop by Booth 1446 while at the Conference to discuss how the AEBO Member Section can promote cooperation between the architec... Stop by the new "ANNEX" area and get a quick overview of the amazing project. Tuesday, 12:05 – 12:25 pm in the ANNEX area of the 2nd Floor Lobby Building and Life Safety Technical Committee Allan B. Fra... NFPA's DARAC Meeting is open to the public June 11-12, 2016 at Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV. Here is the agenda: ... The newly formed Technical Committee on Building Fire & Life Safety Directors is charged with the development of national standards relating to facility emergency action plans and criteria for building fire and li... Next week I will be attending and presenting at the Door and Hardware Institute's annual conference (official conference title, ConNextions) in Orlando, Florida. I will have the opportunity to represent... Registration is open for the Foundation's 2016 SupDet symposium, which will be held at the Doubletree by Hilton San Antonio Downtown, San Antonio, TX from March 1-4, 2016. This year's symposium will feature 30 p... Aging in place, durable medical equipment, senior housing, home health care and paramedicine-what do these have in common? They will be among the topics of discussion at the upcoming Summit on Safe, Independent ... Do you want to make a difference? We have an ideal opportunity for a fire alarm code specialist who will independently manage technical projects of a complex nature. The technical projects will relate to the NFPA 72 N... Thank you to everyone who attended the presentation on mobile food truck regulation (or lack thereof) this morning! I am very happy with the turnout and the great questions all of you asked. I look forward to the day ... R.T. Leicht, Ron Farr and myself developed a program to explain the fire hazards associated with mobile food trucks and what actions are being taken to address them. This is an issue that has gained a lot of attention... Come join me on Wednesday, June 24 at 9:30 a.m. for an educational session that I am co-presenting in Room S501 at McCormick Place during the NFPA Conference & Expo. The session is titled When the Circus Comes to ... Tue, Jun 23, 2015 - 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM T09 Evacuation Planning for ALL--Not Just Some Speaker: Allan Fraser, NFPA Track: Emergency Preparedness/Business Continuity Location: S503ab Content Type: Best Practices &... To all Canadians it is almost time to eat. Don’t miss out on a great opportunity to network with your Canadian peers at the Canadian Luncheon “Cafeh”. Hope to see everyone there at 11:30 am in room N...