• NFPA Hot Work Safety Program

    NFPA Hot Work Safety ProgramNFPA's Hot Work Safety Certificate Program was created to help those in the construction industry develop awareness and understanding of dangers and safety procedures to promote safety on t...
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  • Presidents Report

    Greetings!   I trust we’ve all had a great early winter and are looking forward to the coming spring and summer. Winter is a slow time for many of us and for me it is an exciting period.  In late Jan...
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  • IL Fire Inspectors Association Update

     by Robert Morris   In December we swore in our new slate of officers. They are Jamie Brown, New Lenox; Jay Atherton, Palatine; Mary Ludeman, Plainfield; Mike Rons, Schaumburg. Welcome them when you next s...
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  • IFMA 2020 Nominating Committee Report

    The 2020 IFMA nominating committee submits the following report for the upcoming IFMA Election.   President: Chris Hiener – Fire Marshal Union Fire District, RI 1st Vice President: Ken Tyree – Stat...
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  • Vision 20/20 Model Performance in Community Risk Reduction Symposium

    The sixth Vision 20/20 Model Performance in Community Risk Reduction Symposium is the premier event focusing on Community Risk Reduction and will be held on February 18-20 in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Registr...
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  • Illinois Fire Inspectors Association Update

    By Robert Morris   Our summer golf outing with the IL Automatic Fire Alarm Association was a big success. We had almost 90 golfers and could not have ordered better weather.   Our annual Fire Preven...
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  • Presidents Report

    Happy Fall! Sometimes I think that the new year should really begin with fall. The kids are all back in school, current projects and programs are wrapping up and many of us are knee deep (at least) in budget and prog...
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  • NFPA CRR Activities

    What is Community Risk Reduction (CRR)?  As defined in NFPA 1300, Standard on Community Risk Assessment and Community Risk Reduction Plan Development, CRR is a process to identify and prioritize local r...
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  • NFPA Data, research, and tools

    To keep you in the know, NFPA studies fire data in detail to provide insights about the overall fire problem, firefighter fatalities and injuries, major fire causes, fire protection systems, and many other topics. Thr...
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  • Vision 20/20 smoke and carbon monoxide alarms being sold on e-commerce sites that do not meet current product safety standards

    September 24, 2019                                  ...
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  • The Fire Service and the Cancer Threat

    By Jon Nisja MN SFM Fire safety supervisor It seems that every few days, there is another fire service article discussing the risk of firefighter cancer. As a former firefighter who has lost a number of former cowor...
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  • How AHJ’s Can Participate in the UL Standards Making Process and Access UL Standards for Free.

    How AHJ’s Can Participate in the UL Standards Making Process and Access UL Standards for Free.   UL is always looking for participants in UL's Standards Development Process. See the Call for Members infor...
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  • Presidents Report

    Hello from your IFMA Board! On behalf of your board of directors I would like to extend a big thank you to all the chapter presidents and others who were able to join us in San Antonio.  The chapter meetings are...
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  • NFPA News

    NFPA News is a free newsletter providing detailed information on NFPA codes and standards activities. NFPA News typically includes special announcements, notifications of public input and comment-closing dat...
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  • HERE'S YOUR OPPORTUNITY TO PRESENT AT THE NFPA CONFERENCE & EXPO®

    NFPA Conference & Expo will be in Orlando, FL June 2020. We’re looking for sessions that address a wide range of topics, but will focus primarily on the NFPA Fire & Life Safety Ecosystem, code compliance...
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  • Fire Prevention Week

    This year’s FPW campaign, “Not Every Hero Wears a Cape. Plan and Practice Your Escape!” works to educate everyone about the small but important actions they can take to keep themselves and those arou...
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  • Illinois Fire Inspectors Association Report

    by Robert Morris   The committee to plan the 2020 Fire and Life Safety Conference is well under way, so if you have instructors or topics that you would like to have considered, contact the IFIA office. You can...
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  • How Common Are House Fires?

    House fires are much more common than people usually think. So, how common are house fires? Between 2011 and 2015, the U.S. fire departments reported an estimated of 358,500 residential home fires every year. In the r...
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  • IFMA 2019 Chapter Presidents Meeting

    On June 16, 2019 the IFMA Chapter Presidents Annual Meeting with the Board occurred.  Thanks to the 23 of 34 chapter who attended.
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  • Can someone explain the required times once an alarm device

    So when doing a monitored fire alarm test. I was told /taught that you activate an alarm(pull station, etc) then start a stop watch and see how long it takes for our fire dept dispatch to notify us that an alarm has b...
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