• Biochar for soil regeneration?

    The Public Education seemed to be the best forum available for this topic so if it should be in a different one, let me know how to move it over.   Our community is looking into making biochar out of the wi...
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  • Best standard for live burn demonstrations

    Hello, I am researching on the best standard to use for providing a best practice for conducting live burn demonstrations, or educational demonstrations. It's not a training burn so 1403 tends to have way too much red...
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  • View NFPA's photo gallery of Home Fire Sprinkler Day activities

    With more than 50 events occurring in 25 states and Canadian provinces, Home Fire Sprinkler Day has been deemed a success. This project initiated by NFPA's Fire Sprinkler Initiative and the Home Fire Sprinkler Co...
    created by freddurso
  • The U.S. and Canada unite during first Home Fire Sprinkler Day to showcase power of this life-saving technology

    Rain may have been in the forecast for many parts of North America on Saturday, May 19. However, it did not dampen efforts to finally give home fire sprinklers the widespread attention this technology deserv...
    created by freddurso
  • Use our free template and craft your own letter to the editor about Home Fire Sprinkler Day

    Whether or not you're hosting or attending one of the many events on Home Fire Sprinkler Day, here's a simple way of getting the media's attention: write a letter to the editor.   NFPA's Fire Sprinkler Init...
    created by freddurso
  • Fire Rating of Hotel Suite Doors

    Id like to clarify what fire rating should be applied to entry doors into suites / rooms. The hotel suites open onto a corridor which forms part of the egress route. Our egress route has a fire rating of 60m...
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  • New home fire survey spotlighted in latest edition of NFPA's Fire Sprinkler Initiative newsletter

    A new survey by the American Red Cross has unveiled disturbing misconceptions about home fires. Read the findings from this survey in the latest edition of NFPA's Fire Sprinkler Initiative newsletter. There are also s...
    created by freddurso
  • As Home Fire Sprinkler Day nears, let NFPA and others know where your event is taking place

    Planning an event for Home Fire Sprinkler Day on Saturday, May 19? Let us know what you're up to.   Please take a few seconds and place your activity on our event map. Taking this simple step will let ...
    created by freddurso
  • 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...
    created by rsolomon
  • Here are six ideas for taking action on Home Fire Sprinkler Day

    Unsure how to join the many safety advocates taking action during North America's first Home Fire Sprinkler Day? Don't fret. Whether planning a citywide event or simply alerting your social media contacts about t...
    created by freddurso
  • Firefighters in Michigan install carbon monoxide alarms for residents

    Saginaw firefighters are working to make the city safer, one home at a time. According to television station ABC12, FEMA recently awarded the fire department a grant to purchase 1,300 carbon monoxide (CO) alarms. Fire...
    created by lisabraxton
  • Tactics for taking action on Home Fire Sprinkler Day

    On Saturday, May 19, you and others will get the chance to take collective action to help solve North America's home fire problem. Participating in Home Fire Sprinkler Day will send a powerful message t...
    created by freddurso
  • Plumbers or contractors: Who should install home fire sprinklers?

    A recent edition of NFPA Journal highlighted an ongoing discussion: who is permitted to install home fire sprinklers?   Matt Klaus, NFPA technical services lead for fire protection engineering, states ...
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  • ¿existe legislación sobre el punto de encuentro? referido a las evacuaciones

    ¿existe legislación sobre el punto de encuentro? referido a las evacuaciones
    created by gregorioben5
  • BINGO! Remembering When fun!

    During the 2017 Remembering When Scholarship Conference in Nashville last month, participants brought forward the idea of a BINGO game to use in presentations for older adult participants learning about fire and fall ...
    last modified by kbreed
  • Use these free resources to plan a successful event for Home Fire Sprinkler Day

    Home Fire Sprinkler Day is rapidly approaching. To make sure your May 19 event is a success, NFPA and the Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition have produced a series of new resources. They include:   Sprinkler Day...
    created by freddurso
  • Usage of fire extinguishers

    Hello, I'm doing a project of fire safety training in public schools, I think about teaching them how to use fire extinguishers, what is the age of the children after which it is recommended to teach them how to use f...
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  • Feedback wanted on NFPA's new podcast series, "The Survivors"

    Have you listened to our five-part podcast series, "The Survivors"? It humanizes NFPA's statistics on home fires by underscoring the ordeal and aftermath of one family after they lost two children to home fi...
    created by freddurso
  • Scoring a Canadian pub-ed victory

        Teaching public education is sometimes like coaching very young hockey players; you never know quite how much information is getting through until little Johnny puts the puck deep, gives chase, then pas...
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  • Notification Allowances

    Probably an age old question. We are an I-1 behavioral health care center that houses small children 24/7. We are sprinkled and have 15 second delay maglocks on  our doors. Our center has been experiencing...
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