#1983 2017ed 18.104.22.168 NFPA 1983: Standard on Life Safety Rope and Equipment for Emergency Services, 2017 Edition The product label for the portions of the product label information not specified in 22.214.171.124.4 through 126.96.36.199.1 shall be permitted to be a hang tag affixed to each individual auxiliary equipment item or shall be…(Show moreShow less)
Hi Chris - thanks for your post! I forwarded this to our staff liaison for this document (chrisfarrell) who confirmed you are correct. We will be noting this as errata for the 2017 edition. You can sign up to receive email alerts on this document by clicking here.
Regarding high hazardous flammable trains, most specifically crude oil trains. What if a so called safety railcar was included in this train? What if this safety railcar contained foam and pressurized water ready to react immediately at the detection of fire? Could this prevent a so called Lac-Megantic type disaster? It can also apply to àll…
These were the words of Captain Peter Berger of Hallandale Beach Fire Rescue as he spoke to a full house of fire service industry leaders — along with his partner Captain Greg Moulin of DFW Airport Fire Services — on the topic of Cancer in the Fire Service: A Public Policy Risk Analysis at the 2017 NFPA Conference & Expo in Boston. New evidence…(Show moreShow less)
NFPA 2400, Standard for Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) Used for Public Safety Operations, is now open for public input. This standard is being developed by representatives from all types of public safety departments with unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), including the fire service, law enforcement, and emergency medical services. I…(Show moreShow less)
In the US, we can look to OSHA and NFPA 600 for guidance on minimums. Is there anyone using a methodology or approach to adequate calculate what size of fire brigade should be for a specific industrial site or park?
I was one of two administrators / responders that operated an industrial fire brigade for 20 years at a defense contractor. Staffing came from workers with a full in-house training program and outside FF1 & 2 as available. Early on we recognized that the minimum staffing to perform any operation where staff could enter an IDLH environment would…
Can you post the wording on for the ordinance. Sometimes it is how different people read it, and what is actually required. There should be an appeals system, past the FD level, I would suggest use it.
The Fire Protection Research Foundation, in cooperation with Vision 20/20’s Strategy 4, is sponsoring a workshop on September 11, 2017, in College Park, Maryland on smoke alarm and cooking fire prevention technologies. Workshop participants will have the opportunity to learn about new technologies emerging globally, hear updates on codes and…(Show moreShow less)
I am a volunteer firefighter and EMR from Manila, Philippines. I really love to be volunteer like it is so addicting to help the citizens of our city. Can I ask you a favor to those warm hearted firefighter out there? Im requesting even used PPE's and tools to donate on our brigade to help others in need in case of emergency.. If you want to…(Show moreShow less)