• Fire Fighter Suicide Awareness Part 3

    Fire Fighter Suicide and Behavioral Health Are Becoming a Concern to the Fire Service. This is the third of a three part series of blogs highlighting selected authors, titles, and publications used for fire fighters ...
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  • Fire Fighter Suicide Awareness Part 2

    Fire Fighter Suicide and Behavioral Health Are Becoming a Concern to the Fire Service. This is the second of a three part series of blogs highlighting selected authors, titles, and publications used for fire fighters...
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  • Firefighter Suicide Awareness and Prevention

    Firefighter Suicide and Behavioral Health Are Becoming a Concern to the Fire Service. Part I: Recognizing the Need for Awareness and Prevention of Firefighter Suicide and for Behavioral Health Research    &...
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  • NFPA 921 - 2017 Discussions

    Check out the attached National Association of State Fire Marshals Fire Research & Education Foundation Report. It sparked some interesting discussion at both the First Draft and Second Draft Meeting for the 2017 ...
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  • NFPA 921 & NFPA 1033 - Where do you get them Internationally?

    Are you from outside of the U.S.A.? Check out http://www.nfpa.org/standard_items/international-orders for a list of wholesalers close to you (where you can purchase NFPA 921 & 1033 based on your location).
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  • NASA plans a series of large-scale burn tests to determine how fire behaves in space

    Photo courtesy of NASA. The Orbital ATK Cygnus spacecraft sits on top of an Atlantis V rocket ready for launch to the International Space Station, where it will drop off supplies before being used for large-scale fi...
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  • IAAI Visits NFPA

    On January 11th, 2016 NFPA welcomed a guest visit from the International Association of Arson Investigators (IAAI). There was a great discussion about some of the challenges ahead of the fire investigation community a...
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  • What's happening with fire experience data?

    At NFPA, we rely on the U.S Fire Administration's National Fire Incident Reporting System to tell us the details of the nation's fire problem,  We get the big numbers from NFPA's annual fire department survey....
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  • the fire incident by the smoldering of the plywoods in the container box

      The fire incident had ocurred by the smoldering of the plywoods in the container box at Hutchison Port in Busan, Korea, Sep 22. 2015. These plywood were burned by the ignitions of carbons in other containers t...
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  • Confined Space Presentation from NFPA  C&E 2015

    In case you missed my presentation at the conference this past June, attached is the presentation and audio on NFPA 350, Guide for Safe Confined Space Entry and Work.  NFPA 350 is a new NFPA document that will be...
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  • Activity books for everyone!

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  • NFPA Standards Council seeking public comments on a potential new project on Accelerant Detection Canines and Handlers

    The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Standards Council is in receipt of a New Project Initiation Request for the development of an ANSI Accredited Standard for Accelerant Detection Canines and Handlers. Bui...
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  • Firefighters: YOUR voice matters, we need to hear from you!

    NFPA 1500 requires all firefighters be seated and belted while riding aboard a fire apparatus. NFPA 1906 has approved an exception to this requirement, which accommodates a new fire apparatus designed specifically for...
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  • Action on NFPA 1917, Standard for Automotive Ambulances

    During today's NFPA Technical Meeting in Chicago, the following action has taken place on NFPA 1917, Standard for Automotive Ambulances:   •    1917-1 Motion to Accept Public Comment No. 17 ...
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  • Action on NFPA 1901, Standard for Automotive Fire Apparatus

    During today's NFPA Technical Meeting in Chicago, the following action has taken place on NFPA 1901, Standard for Automotive Fire Apparatus:   •    1901-1 Motion to Accept Public Comment No....
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  • Action on NFPA 1710, Standard for the Organization and Deployment of Fire Suppression Operations, Emergency Medical Operations, and Special Operations to the Public by Career Fire Departments

    During today's NFPA Technical Meeting in Chicago, the following action has taken place on NFPA 1710, Standard for the Organization and Deployment of Fire Suppression Operations, Emergency Medical Operations, and Speci...
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  • NFPA 400 Ammonium Nitrate requirements cited in updated guidance by EPA, OSHA, and ATF

    Following the April 2013 explosion of a fertilizer plant in West, TX, the President issued an Executive Order calling together the collective resources of several government agencies (ATF, DHS, EPA, OSHA and others) t...
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  • NFPA's 2014 Firefighter Fatality Study

    Results from NFPA's 2014 Firefighter Fatality Study are being presented on Monday @ 11:00 am - 12:30pm in room S405b.  
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  • Collecting the 2014 fire loss data

    The Fire Analysis & Research Divsion has been busy collecting the 2014 fire loss data and now onto the next phase.....crunching the numbers.  Hylton Haynes has been working hard to get the numbers ready for r...
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  • Wind Turbines as Confined Spaces

    Doesn't it seem that when we solve one problem, we sometimes create another?   For example, when we work towards finding new, cleaner sources of energy, such as solar power, or electric powered vehicles, the...
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