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lisabraxton
Click to view contentThe August issue of Safety Source, the Public Education newsletter, shows ways for kids to put Fire Prevention Week into action with the Be a Fire Safety Hero lesson plan, includes a checklist for caregivers of older adults, highlights the 12th annual partnership between NFPA and Domino’s Pizza for Fire Prevention Week, and highlights NFPA’s “Get… (Show more)
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lisabraxton
Washington, DC – Fire departments in the United States understand the importance of residential smoke alarm installation programs in helping to save lives. However, a number of them have expressed concerns about implementing such programs because of the potential for being held liable if a fire leading to property loss, injury or death should… (Show more)
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lisabraxton
Click to view contentThe most popular campfire treat is recognized each year on August 10th during National S’mores Day.  This delicious, gooey treat is loved by millions across the United States. Before you start preparing this scrumptious indulgence, review these precautions: Before setting up a campfire, be sure it’s permitted. If it is permitted, keep the… (Show more)
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lisabraxton
Click to view contentThe NFPA Public Education Network is made up of fire and life safety education representatives for every state and province who disseminate NFPA information to fire safety educators throughout their state or province.  Periodically, NFPA will be highlighting success stories from network members. In this post we feature Fire Marshal Eric Guevin,… (Show more)
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avastis
Click to view contentPhoto courtesy of KEPR-TV/CBS   I recently came across a news story about four people who safely escaped a fast-moving fire in their Kennewick, WA home. Working smoke alarms were credited for awaking them in time to get out safely.   It’s always great to hear stories about smoke alarms alerting people to fire, and I’m always grateful when local… (Show more)
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lisabraxton
Click to view contentThe July issue of Safety Source, the Public Education newsletter provides cautions in an around the water with our Marina and Boating tip sheet, a fun family Fire Prevention Week activity in the form of a fire escape checklist, and details on the recently released NFPA 1300, Standard on Community Risk Assessment and Community Risk Reduction Plan… (Show more)
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lisamariesinatra
With the arrival of summer and the July 4th holiday just around the corner, NFPA is reminding people about potential electrical hazards that exist in swimming pools, hot tubs and spas, onboard boats and in waters surrounding boats, marinas, and launch ramps. Most people have never heard of nor are they aware of electrical dangers posed in water… (Show more)
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kellyransdell
Click to view contentWith the month of June roaring like a lion through the nation with severe storms, it is the perfect time to prepare for hurricanes and other natural disasters.  Thanksgiving in June: Be Hurricane Ready was designed by Life Safety Education Systems to be an easy and effective program for families to manage the food portion of their hurricane supply… (Show more)
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lisabraxton
Click to view contentThe June issue of Safety Source, the Public Education newsletter, sizzles with a “hot dog” of a Father’s Day e-card from Sparky the Fire Dog®, helpful hints on how to stay safe while traveling in the RV or camper this summer, and the highly anticipated details about this year’s Fire Prevention Week theme. There’s also much, much more.
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lisabraxton
Click to view contentFor years the NFPA Educational Messages Desk Reference has been the “go-to” document for fire and life safety educators looking for accurate and consistent burn and fire safety messaging to use when providing information to the public. Now the document is reaching a broader audience–French Canadian speakers. The 2019 NFPA Educational Messages… (Show more)
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