• Celebrating Engineers Week!

    Ever wonder what engineers actually do? There are so many disciplines within engineering today that it can be difficult to keep up! Since NFPA employs many engineers, the Women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineerin...
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  • This year’s NFPA Responder Forum goes boldly where emergency responder organizations seldom do

    You won’t find too many emergency responder organizations convening on the gutsy topics being discussed at this week’s 4th NFPA Responder Forum in Alabama.   During his opening remarks today, NFPA Pre...
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  • Journal NOW: NFPA Journal now offers audio versions of select articles

    Following in the steps of publications such as The Atlantic, NFPA Journal is now experimenting with offering audio versions of select articles. Audio has already been added to two articles from the July/August issue&m...
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  • #WCW at #NFPAconf

    Did you know that NFPA has a Women in STEM group? One of our own engineers, Val Ziavras (vboutin ), presented at the NFPA booth on Wednesday about our internal group, our mission, and what kinds of activities we ...
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  • New NFPA report shows 40-year low for on-duty firefighter fatalities in the U.S.

    NFPA's annual Firefighter Fatalities in the United States report was released last week, and it shows that in 2017, 60 firefighters died in the line of duty—the lowest number reported since NFPA began collecting...
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  • At NFPA, students are the future of global fire science and engineering

    Fire protection engineering students are not strangers to NFPA.  We have a very long history of hiring interns and co-ops from Worcester Polytechnic Institute's fire protection engineering program, some of whom h...
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  • New NFPA member in the making

      Cyrus Cutrer visited the NFPA Research Library & Archives several times over the week of October 16th while his father, Peter Cutrer, taught CFI-I (Certified Fire Inspector). Cyrus explored the public libr...
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  • The NFPA Interactive CMS 2786R, Fire Safety Survey Report

    Last year, the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) officially adopted the 2012 editions of NFPA 101®: Life Safety Code® and NFPA 99: Health Care Facilities Code. In addition, CMS also dev...
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  • Chinese Fire Delegation makes stop in Quincy

    NFPA warmly welcomed a Chinese delegation on Tuesday, as the Association looks to deepen ties with our counterparts in China. Don Bliss, Olga Caledonia, and Guy Colonna met with Mr. Liu Xuefeng, accompanied by NF...
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  • #TBT From The NFPA Archives: "Ode to NFPA"

    In honor of National Poetry Month, we thought we would share something from the September 1971 issue of NFPA's Fire Journal:      For more information on NFPA and fire hist...
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  • The Total Wellness Concept Part 3 - The Tactical Athlete

    In Part 1 of this series we discussed a novel example of a total wellness program.  In Part 2 we discussed ways you and your department can implement a Total Wellness Program in your service starting tomorrow....
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  • Enhancing Incident Commander Competencies for Management of Incidents

    Over the course of several months, High Hazard Flammable Liquid Train (HHFT) and Pipeline Incidents have shared the news with spectacular footage of train derailments and fires and pipeline fires and spills. First res...
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  • The 2017 NFPA 58 Handbook is now available

    The 2017 edition of NFPA 58 was published a few months back, and now, the 2017 NFPA 58 Handbook is also available. A big thanks goes to staff liaison Eric Nette for modeling the brand new edition!   The industry...
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  • Energy Storage Systems: Research Foundation & NFPA Projects

    Photo credit: NFPA Journal, January/February 2016 edition   Energy Storage Systems (ESS) are the topic of a lot of discussion in almost all realms of society. Elon Musk's recent announcement of the solar shingle...
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  • NFPA's information services department looks for new talent

    Three jobs are currently available in NFPA's information services (IS) department. Starting at the top, we've begun our search for a vice president of information and technology. With a refreshed, stakeholder-centric ...
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  • Industrial and Chemical Engineering Team Seeks New Leader!

    We’ve got it all….(almost)! We have a great group of chemical and fire protection engineers who are highly motivated and work well as a team. We work hard, support and encourage each other-and we have fun...
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  • NFPA's Engineering department is currently recruiting for four open positions

    We have four positions currently open in our engineering department, and wanted YOU to hear about them! Associate Engineer: NFPA is actively searching for an Associate Engineer who will independently manage and ans...
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  • NFPA is hiring a Fire Protection Engineer in our Quincy, MA headquarters

    We are hiring! NFPA has an opening for a Fire Protection Engineer in our Quincy, MA headquarters. Our new Fire Protection Engineer will independently manage technical projects including technical committee work, produ...
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  • Job opportunity at NFPA: Firewise & the Wildland Fire Operations Division seek project manager

    NFPA is hiring! We're looking for an Associate Project Manager in our Wildland Fire Operations division. This person will be responsible for coordination of program management, projects, and reporting of activiti...
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  • Career opportunities at NFPA

      NFPA continues to expand our leadership in fire and life safety, education, and technological advancements. With more than 81,000 members worldwide, NFPA works to make the world a safer place. Do you want to jo...
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