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channahs
Click to view contentWe are often asked this question: if you could have dinner with anyone, who would it be? Personally, I think a present-day dinner conversation with Thomas Edison, Nikola Tesla, and other pioneers of electricity would prove to be extremely interesting.  Inventors are charged with having extremely creative minds, thinking outside of the norm, and… (Show more)
in NFPA Today
lisamariesinatra
Click to view contentThe risks of shock, electrocution, arc flash, and arc blast are a significant health and safety concern in the workplace. Many electrical incidents could have been (and can be) prevented through compliance with the latest safety codes and standards.   NFPA 70E, Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace, is a critical document to help… (Show more)
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jimpauley
Click to view contentThis infographic is also available in Spanish at www.nfpa.org/foundation   I recently sat in on an information-sharing session called Coffee Time at NFPA. Coffee Times are conducted (internally, but virtually these days) by staff looking to apprise colleagues about projects underway, efforts completed, or issues bubbling up for NFPA audiences.  … (Show more)
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avastis
Click to view content    Hoarding criteria include the inability to use living space for its intended purpose.    Compulsive hoarding behavior among residents increases the risk of serious injury and death to both the resident and to responding fire service personnel. The excessive accumulation of materials in homes increases risk of falls, exacerbation of chronic… (Show more)
in Safety Source
smahoney
Click to view contentWe rely on a fire alarm system to constantly monitor for hazardous conditions (such as fire, smoke, carbon monoxide, and even combustible and toxic vapors) within a building, and notify the occupants so they can exit the building safely, notify first responders, and even activate systems to mitigate the hazard such as fire suppression or… (Show more)
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avastis
Click to view contentJennifer Froehlich, fire & life safety educator from Grand Traverse Metro Fire Department, Michigan displays her virtual learning environment with tools she learned from a recent workshop delivered by Brene Duggins.   Search the term “Virtual Education” on-line, and a never-ending list of news articles, editorials both for and against, and… (Show more)
in Safety Source