The mission of IFMA is to aid in the preservation of life and property by advocating, promoting, and providing leadership in the prevention or mitigation of fire, explosions, and other related hazardous conditions.
It is regarding inside hose stream allowance during hydraulic calculations. It is a warehouse building and we are tying into external centralized fire water network. The building is protected throughout the sprinkler system and wet class I standpipe. We have provided the common header inside the building for designated stand pipe and sprinkler…(Show moreShow less)
#LightningSafetyWeek, #LightningProtection, #NFPA780 The NWS and NOAA launched the National Lightning Safety Awareness Week campaign in 2001 to raise awareness about the dangers of lightning, a deadly, yet underrated killer. The Lightning Protection Institute joined the campaign effort in 2007 as partners, to provide messaging about lightning…(Show moreShow less)
Hello everyone. I am with Teufelberger Fiber Rope Corporation (formerly called New England Ropes). We are the largest Life Safety rope manufacturer on Earth. I was at the NFPA Conference last week and expected to see more rope products since we certify most of our Life Safety ropes to the NFPA standards. Is there anyone else who went to the…(Show moreShow less)
I know what isopropyl alcohol is ans how it behaves, but haven't a clue about 424 Thixotropic paste. Reading and understanding the manufacturer's safety data sheets is where I start. Compatibility is a big deal.
NFPA Conference & Expo begins this upcoming Sunday. One easy way to stay organized and navigate the many events, sessions and activities is to download our mobile app. With the NFPA 2017 C&E mobile app, you can: Stay organized with up-to-the-minute Exhibitor, Speaker, and Event information Sync the app across all of your devices with…(Show moreShow less)
Is it a part of the human condition that we universally need to learn through our own experience what is best for each of us? We seem curiously and inexplicably unable to heed advice from those who know better than ourselves what may be in our own best interest. We can all understand and agree that at a very early age when a toddler begins…(Show moreShow less)
IFMA Proposed By-law Changes 6-17 The following by-law changes will be voted on at the Annual Business meeting to be held June 3, 2017 at the Westin Hotel, Boston, MA. The meeting starts at 3:00 pm ET. Change Article 1. Name the name of this organization shall be the International Fire Marshals Association, hereafter shown as the Association.…(Show moreShow less)
By Tom Clark The Wisconsin Fire Sprinkler Coalition is in the final preparation of the upcoming summit in which we will provide home fire sprinkler information to the attendees. The Coalition has put together an all day program which will educate the participants on the importance of a home fire protection system, the nationwide trends for home…(Show moreShow less)