Skip navigation
All Places >

Safety Source

Log in to follow, share, and participate in this community.

Recent Activity

cthompson
Click to view contentThis year’s Fire Prevention Week theme, “Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen,” focuses on cooking safety, as cooking is the leading cause of home fires and home fire injuries. But it’s important to be prepared in case of a fire in your home, no matter the cause. While NFPA’s survey data shows that 71 percent of Americans have a home escape plan,… (Show more)
in Safety Source
susanmckelvey
Click to view content  While many people would like to thank their local fire departments for all they do to keep their communities safe, they often don’t know how. In honor of Fire Prevention Week, October 4-10, 2020, NFPA and Domino’s are teaming up to launch an online sweepstakes that provides a fun, easy way for the public to thank and recognize their local U.S.… (Show more)
in Safety Source
cthompson
Click to view contentAs many households enter the new school year remotely and several family members continue to work from or remain at home, this year’s Fire Prevention Week theme, “Serve up Fire Safety in the Kitchen”, is more relevant than ever. Spending more time at home means more time in the kitchen, so up through Fire Prevention Week this October 4-10, we’ll… (Show more)
in Safety Source
avastis
Click to view content“Serve up Fire Safety in the Kitchen” is the theme for this year’s Fire Prevention Week, October 4-10, highlighting the need for people to “cook with care” in the kitchen. And it's less than a month away!    We know current circumstances present unique challenges to promoting the campaign this year.  While COVID-19 may have changed the way we… (Show more)
in Safety Source
ahart
According to the National Hurricane Center, Hurricane Laura, which made landfall along the Gulf Coast in late August, was the strongest hurricane to strike Louisiana to date with wind gusts of more than 150 mph and a dangerous storm surge that also affected parts of the Texas coast.   With extensive power outages across the state that are expected… (Show more)
avastis
Click to view content  Remote school environments, distancing requirements and increased responsibilities for fire departments mean getting creative with public education and outreach activities. As Maria Bostian, Fire & Life Safety (FLS) Educator for the Kannapolis, NC Fire Department notes, “we are thankful to have strong partnerships to rely on to help us find new… (Show more)
in Safety Source
susanmckelvey
Click to view contentNFPA and Domino’s have teamed up for many years to support local fire departments and Domino’s stores in conducting smoke alarm safety checks in their communities during Fire Prevention Week. While this program has continued to grow and succeed over the years, in light of the pandemic, we are not promoting the program this October as we… (Show more)
in Safety Source
susanmckelvey
Every year, the month of September marks the launch of the school year with new classes, new friends, and often new living spaces. This year, however, as communities face unprecedented challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic, life on college campuses is playing out very differently. While some colleges and universities have opted for full remote… (Show more)
susanmckelvey
  It may seem counterintuitive, but the fall season is actually a time when hurricanes, thunderstorms, wildfires, and other natural disasters make their impressive mark across many areas of the U.S., often disrupting the rhythm of our daily lives. If you’ve seen the news lately, you’ve witnessed the wildfires in California, which experts now say… (Show more)
susanmckelvey
Evacuating large groups of people with little notice during an evolving wildfire event is challenge enough in any other year.  But in 2020, the added risk to evacuees and responders from COVID-19 exposure hangs ominously over an already difficult effort.  So what is being done to balance this current reality?  The latest NFPA Podcast talks with… (Show more)
Load more items