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New report from NFPA and Fire Protection Research

June 14, 2021SSN Staff

QUINCY, Mass.—Much has changed in the nearly four decades since the America Burning report was issued in 1973 and revisited in 1980. The number of fires and fire deaths in the United States has reduced dramatically and that progress has unfortunately led to fire safety taking a back seat to other societal concerns that seem more pressing. “Increasing the understanding of what has impacted fire safety can help identify what needs to be done to further reduce death and destruction,”...

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NFPA introduces live virtual training

July 13, 2020SSN Staff

QUINCY Mass.—The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has launched three Live Virtual Training courses that incorporate dynamic interactive online components with real-world setting scenarios to help practitioners stay up to speed on electrical and life safety requirements. The new training trio is designed to deliver high-level insights about the most recent editions of NFPA 70, National Electrical Code (NEC), NFPA 70E, Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace and NFPA 101, Life...

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NFPA responds to crisis with support, resources

March 30, 2020SSN Staff

QUINCY, Mass.—As the threat of COVID-19 continues to expand globally, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is reasserting its commitment to providing the information and resources emergency responders, healthcare facilities, authorities having jurisdiction (AHJ), and others need as they work to minimize the virus's spread and mitigate its impact. “There has never been a more critical time to work together to safeguard lives from this public health crisis,” James Pauley,...

James Pauley, National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)

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