• Generate safety this Electrical Safety Month through proper use of portable generators

      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 portable ...
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  • Hurricane Safety-Eyeing the Storm

      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 ...
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  • Stay electrically safe during flooding

    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 floodin...
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  • Kick off National Electrical Safety Month by “looking up”

    National 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 b...
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  • Get ready for National Electrical Safety Month

      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 fi...
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  • Celebrate Earth Day with Sparky the Fire Dog

      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 ...
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  • Chief Russ Sanders to be Recognized with Leadership Award

    The 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...
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  • Connect the dots and build brain power with Sparky!

      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. &...
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  • The day we shower puppies with love is also a day to think about fire safety

      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...
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  • Snappy video helps to acquaint small children with the roles that firefighters play in our community

      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 info...
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  • Keep children busy and safe with Sparky's smoke alarm mystery app!

      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 question...
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  • Teaching fire safety to children - there is an app for that!

      Sparky’s birthday may have been yesterday, but the fun continues this week as the iconic fire dog shares fun, educational resources designed to help inform children about fire prevention.   NFPA...
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  • Happy Birthday to Sparky!

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  • Safe door locking addressed in new fact sheet on school safety and security

    It’s a topic that’s made news headlines and is on the minds of many: how to keep schools safe and secure in the face of mass shootings in the United States. As school administrators and community officials...
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  • Kingsport, Tennessee, fire safety educator chosen 2019 Fire and Life Safety Educator of the Year

    City of Kingsport Fire Department Public Education Officer Barry Brickey has been chosen the 2019 Fire and Life Safety Educator of the Year. Brickey has been using NFPA’s Learn Not to Burn® program in ...
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  • Check out our new checklist before signing on for an Airbnb-style rental

    Airbnb and other peer-to-peer hospitality services and vacation rentals are not regulated the same way as hotels. Requirements vary across jurisdictions. Our new checklist can guide you on how to be your own...
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  • Burn Awareness Week provides kickoff to mobilized prevention messaging

    National Burn Awareness Week, February 3-9, is an opportunity for organizations to mobilize in sharing burn awareness and prevention messaging. Each year, the American Burn Associationdevelops educational resources to...
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  • Denise Hynes, 2018 NFPA Fire and Life Safety Eductor, looks back

    Each year, NFPA bestows the Fire and Life Safety Educator of the Year award on an educator who works for a local fire department or fire marshal’s office in the U.S. or Canada and uses NFPA's materials in consis...
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  • Employees of Kentucky child-care center honored for quick action in face of fire

    Last week, flames ripped through Southside Christian Childcare in Louisville, Kentucky. According to news reports, the employees were able to get all of the children out and into a nearby Home Depot building while fir...
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  • Texas kicks off year with fire prevention emphasis

    As the old saying goes, everything is bigger in Texas! In December, Operation Save a Life worked with Dallas Fire and Rescue to reach at-risk homes with smoke alarm installations. At the after-school event held in the...
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