Skip navigation
All Places >

Safety Source

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

Recent Activity

Lisa Braxton
According to an article from USA Today Network, Sherrice Lyles, of Asbury Park, New Jersey, had heard the warnings about hoverboards–the self-balancing scooters–but when a nonprofit where her son volunteers gave him one of the boards last summer, she thought it had passed inspection. The hoverboard caught fire this week as it charged in her son's… (Show more)
in Safety Source
Lisa Braxton
With Fire Prevention Week two months away, the Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office has plans in place for this year’s FPW kickoff at the Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park in Nashville. As in years’ past, the Education and Outreach section of the fire marshal’s office will use FPW in a Box to create goody bags for children. Sparky the Fire Dog… (Show more)
in Safety Source
Lisa Braxton
For the 10th consecutive year, NFPA and Domino’s are teaming up to deliver fire safety messages and pizza during Fire Prevention Week (FPW), which this year will be held October 8-14. NFPA is encouraging fire departments to join forces with their local Domino’s store to implement the campaign in their communities.  Here’s how the program works: … (Show more)
in Safety Source
Fred Durso
  Free Webinar: Solving the Home Fire Problem--Five Steps to Better Advocate for Home Fire Sprinklers   Thursday, Sept. 21, 12:30-1:30 p.m. EST   Every year, the majority of North America's fire deaths happen at home. The solution to this problem - the home fire sprinkler - exists. However, many regions face intense opposition for fire… (Show more)
Lisa Braxton
The first  Remembering When™ Next Steps workshop is underway at NFPA headquarters in Quincy, Massachusetts. Fourteen teams from across North America that are currently using the program for older adults in their communities are meeting to discuss strategies for growing stronger programs and building community partnerships. Each team for this free… (Show more)
in Safety Source
Lisa Braxton
Sparky the Fire Dog® was right at home at this year’s Delaware State Fair. The annual event–held July 20th-29th–is well known for its exhibits and demonstrations on agriculture, horticulture, rural and domestic economy, and mechanical arts, but also provides plenty of room for fire safety education. The Delaware State Fire School hosted a booth… (Show more)
in Safety Source
Lisa Braxton
The application for the 2018 Fire and Life Safety Educator of the Year Award is now available. The deadline is February 9, 2018. NFPA is looking for fire and life safety educators in the United States and Canada who Work for a local fire department or fire marshal’s office. Use NFPA educational programs and materials in a consistent and creative… (Show more)
in Safety Source
Lisa Braxton
A home in Lakewood, New Jersey, caught fire earlier this week when lightning hit its roof in the early morning hours. According to Jersey Shore Online, the resident was alerted to the smoke alarm sound around 4:30 a.m., assumed it went off in error and did not immediately call the authorities. When the alarm went off again later that morning… (Show more)
in Safety Source
Lisa Braxton
During the month of August you’ll have your choice of two webinar dates to learn all about this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign. On Wednesday, August 16th from 3:00-4:00 p.m. (PT) NFPA Public Education Division Regional Education Specialist Jeff Donahue will give a presentation on the topic. On Tuesday, August 29th 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. (ET)… (Show more)
in Safety Source
Lisa Braxton
Introduce your community to this year’s Fire Prevention Week (FPW) theme: Every Second Counts: Plan 2 Ways Out!™ with the FPW infographic. This colorful visual, co-sponsored with the U.S. Fire Administration, presents seven steps to practicing an escape plan using easy-to-follow illustrations. Available in both English and Spanish, it includes a… (Show more)
in Safety Source
Load more items