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Gregory Harrington
Image via In a #101Wednesdays post this past January, I discussed the Life Safety Code requirements for inspection of egress doors for life safety, and I touched on a bit of confusion created by the language in the 2012 edition and its adoption by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for health care occupancies… (Show more)
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Thomas McGowan
  There is so much good going on at the college and university level now-a-days, and community service projects top that list. Projects are wide and varied ranging from helping homeless people with a meal, helping young readers learn to read, cleaning up trash along a river front, and working at the local food pantry. It’s speculator to see young… (Show more)
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Benjamin Pugh
Photo courtesy of the American Fire Sprinkler Association   Having overseen nearly 2,000 home installations of fire sprinklers, Randy Miller knows these systems backwards and forwards. He's now receiving national recognition not only for these installations but for his assistance in passing an ordinance to fire sprinkler every new home in… (Show more)
Christopher Coache
The hierarchy of risk controls is required to be implemented, in descending order, whenever it is necessary to protect an employee from the risk of injury associated with the use of electricity. Elimination, the most effective control, was discussed in the prior blog. The next control that must be implemented is substitution followed by… (Show more)
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Debra Baio
                Please note that the live stream of the NFPA Standards Council hearings has experienced unforeseen issues. We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your interest.   View the preliminary Hearings/Appeals schedule and agenda  … (Show more)
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Susan McKelvey
For the 10th consecutive year, NFPA and Domino’s are teaming up to deliver fire safety messages and pizza during Fire Prevention Week (FPW), which this year will be held October 8-14. NFPA is encouraging fire departments to join forces with their local Domino’s store to implement the campaign in their communities.  Here’s how the program works: … (Show more)
Kristin Bigda
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 construction.  In light of these fires in the news over the past months involving buildings under… (Show more)
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Road tunnels are common place across North America and the world, providing the necessary path through mountains and under water. NFPA 502, Standard for Road Tunnels, Bridge, and Other Limited Access Highways, provides fire protection and life safety requirements for these structures which can cause unique challenges for safety because of… (Show more)
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Fred Durso
  Free Webinar: Solving the Home Fire Problem--Five Steps to Better Advocate for Home Fire Sprinklers   Thursday, Sept. 21, 12:30-1:30 p.m. EST   Every year, the majority of North America's fire deaths happen at home. The solution to this problem - the home fire sprinkler - exists. However, many regions face intense opposition for fire… (Show more)
kri Lombardi
The NFPA Conference & Expo is a one-of-kind event focusing on fire, electrical, and life safety, bringing together thousands of professionals, experts, and vendors. Here’s what you’ll find at the 2018 Conference & Expo: • 5,000+ attendees, from building managers and contractors to public fire service and enforcement agencies • Over 350+ vendors… (Show more)
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