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Nikolas Friehs
Drones were once viewed as tech toys only purchased for the novelty of taking pictures and videos from new angles. The uses for drones, however, have changed and so too have perceptions about them.   In recent weeks, we have seen drones effectively employed during recovery efforts in Texas in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. Drones can be used… (Show more)
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Richard Nason
Code edition evolved is Life Safety101, 2009. I have an existing building, non- sprinkled and not fire alarmed, that has multiple business occupancies, no other occupancies involved. It is 2 stories in height and is a Type V (000) construction type. The building’s main entrance has a foyer with a stair located in the center of the building. On… (Show more)
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Leonel Antonio garay
I work in a 34.5 Kv plant. We must to calculate the incident energy but we don´t know what is the most appropriate method. Some people have told me about the "IEEE 1584: Guide for performing arc flash calculations" but this guide calculate for 208 v to 15 Kv.    Help please,
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James Stiles
Is there a resource for determining what group a combustible material belongs to if it is not listed in NFPA 497, Table 4.4.2.  In this instance: 4-Ethyltoluene 1,2,4-Trimethylbenzene 1,3,5-Trimethylbenzene
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Joy Rodowicz
  Tuesday, September 12, began with sunshine and an opportunity to meet and greet the presenters and attendees at the registration table at the 16th International Conference on Automatic Fire Detection & Suppression, Detection and Signaling Research and Applications Conference (AUBE ’17/SUPDET® 2017).   While the Fire Protection Research… (Show more)
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Andy Andersen
The formula uses Kst, Filter Volume & Pred to calculate a pressure developed. This is applied to the number of vents in a system. The idea being to find a weight in Kg/m2 that a deflagration panel may have before the size must be compensated. Without detailed knowledge of the background of the equation I cannot confirm my hunch that there is a… (Show more)
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Cathy Longley
  During the session Promoting A Culture Of Safety And Fitness To Prevent Cancer, Heart Disease, and Injuries in Boston Firefighters at NFPA’s Conference & Expo (C&E), Dr. Michael Hamrock, a former firefighter and medical director for the Boston Fire Department (BFD), made an impressive case for prioritizing firefighter health and safety.     A… (Show more)
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Olga Caledonia
What started as a regular business day in Mexico City, enjoying breakfast with colleagues and gearing up for meetings, was soon followed (to my surprise) by an annual safety drill as the country remembered the devastating September 19, 1985 earthquake that killed approximately 9,500.    I was fortunate to be part of yesterday's disaster… (Show more)
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Greg Nykiel
How do I apply for Firewise recognition for my community? I can't see on the site where to get started. Thank you.
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Kyla Caponigro
How would this innovation change how you respond to emergencies?  
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samer mahran
is smoke control system required at corridors in high rise buildings? as per NFPA 5000  33.3.6 said it shall be designed
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