• A Better Understanding of 70E: Take My Poll to Help Me Better Address Electrical Safety Topics You Need to Know About

      Time flies. I have been the staff liaison for NFPA 70E, Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace  for the past two cycles. I have fielded hundreds of electrical safety questions from employer and e...
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  • Journal NOW: Poll—Share your experience with Airbnb or other short-term rental services

    According to a study published in May, many properties rented on Airbnb.com in the United States lack basic fire safety features such as smoke and carbon monoxide (CO) alarms. In cities like Austin, Texas, as many as ...
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  • How far along are we in the world of fire alarm system and security system integration?

    Today’s Daily Dispatch featured an op-ed by our president Jim Pauley, addressing concerns and questions around how to best protect occupants in the event of an active shooter incident or other hostile event...
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  • POLL: Is it too soon for a film on the Yarnell Hill fire?

      As deadly wildfires are devastating California, "Only the Brave," a movie about the 19 hotshot firefighters who died battling the Yarnell Hill fire in Arizona in 2013, hits theaters next Friday. I wrote a...
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  • Poll: When was the last time you replaced your smoke alarms?

    Our 2016 Fire Prevention Week theme was just announced, and as a refresher, or for those of you who may have missed it, this year's theme is: "Don't Wait: Check the Date! Replace Smoke Alarms Every 10 Years." We thoug...
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