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  1. NFPA Issues New Standard to Prevent Fires and Explosions During Gas Pipe Purging

    Online Articles

    Tue, 27 Sep 2011

    The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) announced today the release of NFPA 56 (PS), Standard for Fire and Explosion Prevention During Cleaning and Purging of Flammable Gas Piping Systems , 2012 Edition, which prohibits the use of flammable gas as a cleaning agent for cleaning the interior


    Magazine Articles

    Sat, 1 Dec 2001

    opportunities to help patients prevent fires and take precautions to prevent ..... and concerned citizens to prevent fire -related injuries and deaths ..... Although smoke alarms will not prevent fires , their low cost and ease ..... EMS providers in efforts to prevent fires , manage home fire hazards

  1. Prevent Fire . Save Lives--A USFA Campaign to Reduce Fire Casualties to Older Adults

    Online Articles

    Fri, 24 Aug 2001

    Agency (FEMA)/U.S. Fire Administration (USFA)'s " Prevent Fire . Save Lives." campaign was initiated to combat the high ..... distribute as many copies of these materials as desired. The " Prevent Fire . Save Lives. Campaign Kit for Partners" may be ordered

  2. FEMA hands out over $1M to prevent fire injuries and death

    Online Articles

    Tue, 5 Jun 2007

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced the fourth round of Fiscal Year 2006 Fire Prevention and Safety grants, awarding 25 grants totaling over $1 million to fire departments and fire prevention organizations throughout the U.S.

  3. Proposal to Place Advertisements on Baltimore Fire Trucks Advances

    Online Articles

    Wed, 30 May 2012

    has approved a measure that would allow advertisements on fire trucks to help support the department -- and potentially prevent fire companies' closures, reports The Baltimore Sun (http://bsun.md/LEJezT). The newspaper details that firefighters

  4. FM Global Earmarks $400,000 to Assist Fire Prevention Community

    Online Articles

    Tue, 22 Jun 2010

    commitment to helping organizations worldwide more effectively prevent fire in their communities. Because fire continues to be the leading ..... recovery, the most well-intentioned agencies working to prevent fire continue to face ongoing budget constraints and funding challenges

  5. FM Global launches new fire prevention grant program

    Online Articles

    Mon, 9 Jul 2007

    Program so fire departments-as well as national, state, regional, local and community organizations-can more effectively prevent fire , the leading cause of commercial and industrial property damage. Funding from the new program is available to support a


    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 1 Jun 2001

    Fire Administration (USFA) launched the new nationwide Prevent Fire . Save Lives campaign at the Fire Department Instructors ..... rate of America's elderly population. In addition to the Prevent Fire . Save Lives campaign, the USFA, in partnership with the

  7. Construction Concerns: Parapeted Firewalls

    Online Articles

    Mon, 27 Jun 2011

    Fire-rated walls and their parapets are designed with a fire-resistance rating and structural stability and to separate buildings or parts of buildings to prevent fire spread. Greg Havel discusses firefighting concerns regarding this aspect of building construction.

  8. Fire Service Industry News: Some Alarming Facts for National Fire Prevention Week

    Online Articles

    Fri, 25 Sep 2015

    company that specializes in safety products and services, Apollo Safety, Inc. is getting the word out early on how to prevent fires in the home and business. “According to the National Fire Protection Association, the folks who put on National Fire Prevention