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Click to view content  As NFPA works alongside the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) to increase electrical safety awareness throughout May—National Electrical Safety Month—we take a look at safety during hurricanes. ESFI’s Hurricane Electrical Safety Infographic and NFPA’stip sheet on hurricane safety provide precautions before, during, and after the… (Show more)
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lisabraxton
Click to view contentAs NFPA works alongside the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) to increase electrical safety awareness throughout May—National Electrical Safety Month—we take a look at safety during flooding. Flooding can occur anywhere, but water and electricity don’t mix. Electrical hazards may linger after flood waters recede. ESFI provides an… (Show more)
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lisabraxton
Click to view contentNational Electrical Safety Month was introduced by the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) in the mid-1990s to bring awareness to home electrical safety. NFPA has championed the campaign with ESFI by highlighting safety activities throughout the month that can be used by safety advocates, educators and consumers. NFPA and ESFI offer… (Show more)
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lisabraxton
  May is National Electrical Safety Month, introduced to the public in the mid-1990s by the Electrical Safety Foundation International to bring awareness to home electrical safety for families. Home electrical fires can start in wiring, electrical distribution systems, and lighting equipment, as well as any equipment powered by electricity, such… (Show more)
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lisabraxton
Click to view content  Each year, Earth Day (April 22) marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement in the 1970s. Now, more than 5,000 environmental groups in more than 180 countries reach out to hundreds of millions of people in a show of support for environmental protection. Children can do their part to protect their environment with the… (Show more)
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lisabraxton
Click to view contentThe Congressional Fire Services Institute’s Board of Directors has selected Chief Russ Sanders as the recipient of the 2019 CFSI/Motorola Solutions Mason Lankford Fire Service Leadership Award. Sanders is the NFPA regional director for the central region of the United States. The presentation will take place at the 31st Annual National Fire and… (Show more)
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vholub
Click to view content  As the birthday celebration of Sparky® winds down, NFPA would like to call your attention to another helpful resource that educators, parents, and the fire service can use to engage younger generations.   The “Connect the Dots” print-out is just one of several entertaining tools that we highlighted this week in our birthday blog series. The… (Show more)
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lisabraxton
Click to view content  March 23rd is National Puppy Day. Established in 2006, National Puppy Day is a “paw-some” opportunity for all dog enthusiasts to celebrate “puppy love” with their favorite fur ball of a canine. The day is also designed to raise awareness about puppy mills and help prospective pet owners consider adoption. In addition, it can be fitting on… (Show more)
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vholub
  As the 68th birthday celebration of Sparky the Fire Dog® continues this week, NFPA encourages educators and first responders to share the upbeat video, “Firefighters are On Their Way” and inform children about basic firefighter responsibilities and emergency response sequences.   Many kids love firefighters. They enjoy learning about their… (Show more)
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Click to view content  NFPA’s Sparky & the Case of The Missing Smoke Alarms is an entertaining app that teaches children essential messages about fire prevention through creative storytelling and real-world safety questions. The tool is just one of several resources being highlighted this week as America’s favorite fire dog celebrates his 68th birthday.   The… (Show more)
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