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  1. NFPA Receives Fire Prevention Grant from FM Global

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    Sat, 12 Sep 2015

    National Fire Protection Association ( NFPA ) announced it has received a $5,000 fire ..... public and fire service participation at NFPA ’s Backyards & Beyond Wildland Fire Education ..... presented the award to Michele Steinberg, NFPA ’s Wildland Fire Operations Division manager

  2. Fire Service Industry News: NFPA Launches 2015 US Needs Assessment Survey

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    Thu, 17 Sep 2015

    National Fire Protection Association ( NFPA ) today announced the official launch of ..... To maximize the survey’s impact, NFPA worked with representatives from the nation ..... communities,” said Ken Willette, manager of NFPA ’s Public Fire Protection division. Willette notes that

  1. NFPA Offers Free Online Training

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    Thu, 23 Jul 2015

    National Fire Protection Association ( NFPA ) has announced the launch of its new Alternative ..... challenges presented by these new technologies, NFPA has developed the Alternative Fuel Vehicles Training Program ..... Vehicle Safety Training Program In 2010, NFPA launched an extensive research project

  2. Fire Service Industry News: NFPA Seeks Comments on Standard for Fire Control of Structures Based on Fire Dynamics

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    Tue, 12 May 2015

    Richard Dyer, Kansas City, Missouri, that NFPA establish a new project to develop an NFPA Standard on fire control of structures based ..... to reach the recommended practices through the NFPA consensus process. c. Identify intended users

  3. NFPA Presents Awards for Contributions in Fire and Life Safety at NFPA Conference & Expo

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    Sun, 28 Jun 2015

    National Fire Protection Association ( NFPA ) presented four awards to recognize outstanding ..... achievements in fire and life safety at NFPA ’s Conference & Expo in Chicago. Harry C. Bigglestone ..... Prevention Week 2014, McKee Foods displayed NFPA posters, banners and handouts in high traffic

  4. Fire EMS: NFPA 101: Increase Compartment Size in Hospitals?

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    Fri, 6 Mar 2015

    National Fire Protection Association ( NFPA ) members and authorities having jurisdiction ..... the 2018 revision of the 2015 edition of NFPA 101 Life Safety Code. ( http://bit ..... principal life safety engineer at the NFPA , NFPA members rejected the proposal at

  5. Fire Service Industry News: AFSA to Present NFPA 13 Update Webinar

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    Mon, 10 Aug 2015

    will present a 90-minute webinar " NFPA 13 Update: 2016 Edition" on September ..... CDT. There are significant changes to NFPA 13, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler ..... decisions and reasons for the changes to NFPA 13 and how it will affect their business

  6. Fire Prevention and Protection: NFPA , Fire Protection Association Formalize Relationship with Memorandum of Understanding

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    Wed, 28 May 2014

    National Fire Protection Association ( NFPA ) , a recognized leader in fire and life ..... announced a formalized relationship to use NFPA 's codes and standards in FPA's Property ..... framework of cooperation between FPA and NFPA through which NFPA codes and standards

  7. Fire Service Industry News: NFPA's Firefighter Fatality Report Shows 64 On-Duty Firefighter Deaths in 2014

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    Tue, 23 Jun 2015

    National Fire Protection Association ( NFPA ) reported a total of 64 on-duty firefighter ..... has been below 65 deaths. According to NFPA 's U.S. Firefighter Fatalities report ..... to claim the lives of 28 firefighters. NFPA released the results during a special session

  8. NFPA Announces Theme for Fire Prevention Week

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    Tue, 2 Jun 2015

    National Fire Protection Association ( NFPA ) showed that less than half (42 percent ..... this "sleepy" smoke alarm requirement, NFPA -- the official sponsor of Fire Prevention ..... Week campaign, October 4-10, 2015. NFPA 72, National Fire Alarm Code ® , requires