• Stop, Drop and Roll still taught?

    Do some of you still teach stop, drop and roll in the elementary grades?  We don't teach it anymore, but are being required to state our references as to why we do or don't teach that as well as other f...
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  • Horizontal Sidewall Quick Response - Deflector to Ceiling distance

    ,Hello  I'm looking for this type of sprinkler that authorised for  12  to 18 .inches deflector to ceiling distance ?Any thoughts   thank you
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  • Looking For A Specific Standard Operating Guideline/Standard Operating Procedure...

    Good Day All!   My Department has purchased an inflatable fire safety house, and has tasked me with writing a Standard Operating Guideline/Standard Operating Procedure.  I'm trying not to re-invent the...
    last modified by jonathan.hans
  • Sprinkler Pressure

    Hi   What is the maximum pressure a Sprinkler (upright or pendant) can hold / withstand?   I know that the max working pressure is 12 bar.   Is it advisable to do pressure test in pipelines up to 16 ...
    last modified by josephjojoadoor
  • How are you improving your fire and life safety messaging?

    Are we effective? As a 32 year fire and life safety educator, I confess that I've seen trends come and go -- and that I've seen educators attempt to enhance their messaging in a tremendous number of ways. I confess th...
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  • PAVA System

    What is the standard /Guidelines to be followed for PAVA system application? Is there any training / books recommended for the PAVA system design and installation. pava NFPA EN50849 en60849
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  • NFPA 2112 v/s UNE 11611 or 11612

    Hi! I was wondering if it's possible to establish a parallel between NFPA 2112 and UNE 11611 or 11612 in terms of X cal/cm2 equals level 1, 2 or 3 of A, B, C and D..... I'm aware that they apply diiferent types of te...
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  • Are Home Escape Ladders Safe?

    Good Day!   We recently completed a home safety visit, and the question of home escape ladders was asked.  Two on my crew suggested that the homeowner should purchase at least one and have it one of the kid...
    last modified by jonathan.hans
  • What does your fire safety program look like?

    Hello Fire and Life Safety Friends!   I was curious what your fire safety programs look like for elementary/high school students.   I am always looking for new ideas, so let me know what you do ! What kind...
    last modified by smahr
  • Hot Work Certification

    ...In regards to the mandatory Hot Work Certification, stating that any tool used that generates heat, grinders, drills, saws, powder actuated, propane,Oxy-acetylene, welding machines, etc., operator MUST have,"by law...
    last modified by willard_trafton
  • Fall Prevention Bookmarks

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    Make and deliver these bookmarks at places Seniors frequent like public libraries, book stores, senior centers, or residential facilities for example. Tape your contact information at the inside bottom of the box you ...
    last modified by willettslinda
  • Remembering When Place Mats

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    After presenting Remembering When to the residential Senior communities, it might be a good idea to keep that information available and in review. Attached below are place mats that when laminated, you can suggest com...
    last modified by willettslinda
  • Fire Tetrahedron

    When was The fire triangle changed to a fire tetrahedron to reflect this fourth element ?
    last modified by bbilly
  • NFPA's story of a home fire once again gets national recognition

    NFPA has been developing new ways of letting the public know that home fires should be a serious concern. Simply telling people that home fires are responsible for the majority of fire deaths isn't enough to...
    created by freddurso
  • Know a stellar fire sprinkler advocate? Nominate them for the NFPA/HFSC Bringing Safety Home Award

    Stephan Cox (left) and Richard Smith with the Maryland State Firemen's Association received the 2016 Bringing Safety Home Award from Lorraine Carli, NFPA vice president of Outreach and Advocacy and president of the Ho...
    created by freddurso
  • Seniors Prevention Talks

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    Recently I had a information table at a Senior Citizen's Fair in my Municipality. I did some research prior to and the number one thing Seniors fear the most is losing their mobility. Being involved in a fire did not ...
    last modified by d_rydall
  • Sparkys Sleepover

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    Several years ago I sent a Sparky the fire dog home with each Grade 1 student on a rotational basis along with a video and notebook for parents. The rules of the sleepover were that the smoke alarms had to be tested a...
    last modified by d_rydall
  • Normative of works on sprinkler installations

    Hello all,   I could't find anywhere books that calculate normative of working hours for sprinkler installations. Maybe it is not called like that? In scope, that book should tell the "normal" time of how long s...
    created by nikolanmiletic
  • Fire and life safety certificates

    what is the available certificates for an architect to be a fire and life safety reviewer ?
    last modified by minawadie
  • How to include home fire sprinklers into your Fire Prevention Week outreach

    It's coming.    Fire Prevention Week (FPW), October 7-13, is the time to bring your local and our national home fire problem into focus. It's the time to explain to the public that "fire can happe...
    created by freddurso