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luciandeaton
Click to view contentOne of the most notable features about NFPA standards is that their development process is open and consensus-based.  That means anybody can participate in the development of these important documents and the standards reflect the professional insight of their various stakeholders and end-users.  This goes for NFPA’s wildfire standards as well and… (Show more)
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debbiebaio
The First Draft Reports for 11 of the NFPA Emergency Response and Responder Safety (ERRS) Standards in a custom Annual 2021 revision schedule are available. Review the First Draft Reports for use as background in the submission of public comments.   To submit a public comment using the online submission system, use the List of NFPA codes &… (Show more)
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averzoni
In a popular scene from the 1993 Halloween comedy flick Hocus Pocus, one of the characters holds a lighter up to a sprinkler head, causing several of them to go off at once. Fire sprinkler experts will be quick to tell you that's not the way it works; sprinklers go off individually in response to fire in a specific area, not as a group. It's a… (Show more)
sranganathan
Click to view content  Request for Proposals are now open for the Fire Protection Research Foundation (FPRF) research project to study Performance Criteria for Aircraft Hangar Fire Protection Systems. NFPA 409, Standard on Aircraft Hangars, requires various fire protection options using firefighting foam systems. The existing requirements for foam fire protection… (Show more)
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averzoni
Click to view contentIn a popular scene from the 1993 Halloween comedy flick Hocus Pocus, one of the characters holds a lighter up to a sprinkler head, causing several of them to go off at once. Fire sprinkler experts will be quick to tell you that's not the way it works; sprinklers go off individually in response to fire in a specific area, not as a group. It's a… (Show more)
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susanmckelvey
  NFPA LiNK, a new digital content on demand platform, was introduced during a virtual product reveal today. NFPA LiNK is designed to deliver intuitive, seamless, code-based information to those responsible for building, electrical and life safety via mobile devices, tablets, laptops, or preferred devices. NFPA LiNK is set to transform NFPA… (Show more)
susanmckelvey
  NFPA LiNK, a new digital content on demand platform, was introduced during a virtual product reveal today. NFPA LiNK is designed to deliver intuitive, seamless, code-based information to those responsible for building, electrical and life safety via mobile devices, tablets, laptops, or preferred devices. NFPA LiNK is set to transform NFPA… (Show more)
susanmckelvey
  NFPA LiNK, a new digital content on demand platform, was introduced during a virtual product reveal today. NFPA LiNK is designed to deliver intuitive, seamless, code-based information to those responsible for building, electrical and life safety via mobile devices, tablets, laptops, or preferred devices. NFPA LiNK is set to transform NFPA… (Show more)
averzoni
  Yesterday's explosion in Beirut, Lebanon, has left at least 100 people dead and thousands more injured. Multiple news sources are now saying the blast, which could be heard from 150 miles away, was due to large quantities of ammonium nitrate being stored in a warehouse in the city's port.   The update has left many wondering what ammonium… (Show more)
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megan.fitzgerald-mcgowan
Click to view contentOn August 1st the National Interagency Fire Center’s (NIFC’s) Predictive Services issued their newest National Significant Wildland Fire Potential Outlook for August, September, October, and November 2020. While the main objective of this outlook is to improve information to fire management decision makers for proactive wildland fire management,… (Show more)
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cathylongley
Click to view content  NFPA LiNK, a new digital content on demand platform, was introduced during a virtual product reveal today. NFPA LiNK is designed to deliver intuitive, seamless, code-based information to those responsible for building, electrical and life safety via mobile devices, tablets, laptops, or preferred devices. NFPA LiNK is set to transform NFPA… (Show more)
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debbiebaio
The Second Draft Reports for NFPA Standards in the Fall 2020 revision cycle are available with a deadline to submit a Notice of Intent to Make a Motion (NITMAM) of August 27, 2020.   These proposed NFPA Standards with Second Draft Reports in the Fall 2020 revision cycle are as follows:   NFPA 11, Standard for Low-, Medium-, and High-Expansion… (Show more)
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