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Hello – Happy Friday!  Today’s post comes to you from Tracy Vecchiarelli, Senior Fire Protection Engineer in the Building Fire Protection and Life Safety Department, at NFPA.  Special thanks to Tracy for her contribution to this
Posted: June 16, 2017, 6:43 pm
NFPA has released a free 1st Responder Connection App for firefighters, EMS, command staff, wildland fire personnel, public educators and AHJs that offers in-the-palm-of-your-hand access to best practices, safety tips, and relevant emergency response
Posted: June 15, 2017, 9:41 pm
Early this morning, as members of Congress practiced for an upcoming charity baseball game at a ballfield in Alexandria, Virginia, an active shooter fired between 50 and 100 rounds from a semi-automatic weapon, according to ABC News. Anthony Scalise
Posted: June 14, 2017, 6:35 pm
During the 2017 Conference & Expo in Boston, the Standards Quest took participants through a journey of the Standards Development Process.  Participants answered questions on the Public Input, Public Comment, Technical Meeting (NITMAM), and
Posted: June 13, 2017, 8:17 pm
Hello – Happy Friday!  Today’s post comes to you from Val Boutin, Fire Protection Engineer in the Building Fire Protection and Life Safety Department, at NFPA.  Special thanks to Val for her contribution to this blog while I am out
Posted: June 9, 2017, 6:53 pm
During the NFPA Technical Meeting (Tech Session) held on Wednesday, June 7, 2017, thirteen NFPA Standards were presented for floor action to the NFPA membership.  Read the final results of the floor action on these NFPA Standards:   NFPA
Posted: June 9, 2017, 4:35 pm
During today's NFPA Technical Meeting in Boston, the following action has taken place on NFPA 1, Fire Code   1-1 Motion to Reject Second Revision No. 13, including any Related Portions of First Revision No. 112 passed. 1-2 Motion to Accept Public
Posted: June 7, 2017, 11:09 pm
During today's NFPA Technical Meeting in Boston, the following action has taken place on NFPA 101®, Life Safety Code®   101-1 Motion to Reject Second Revision No. 3011 failed. 101-2 Motion to Reject Second Revision No. 2509 failed. 101-3
Posted: June 7, 2017, 8:55 pm
During today's NFPA Technical Meeting in Boston, the following action has taken place on NFPA 730, Guide for Premises Security   730-1 Motion to Accept Public Comment No. 16 failed.    NFPA 730 was passed with no amending motions.
Posted: June 7, 2017, 6:02 pm
During today's NFPA Technical Meeting in Boston, the following action has taken place on NFPA 285, Standard Fire Test Method for Evaluation of Fire Propagation Characteristics of Exterior Non-Load-Bearing Wall Assemblies Containing Combustible Components
Posted: June 7, 2017, 5:44 pm
During today's NFPA Technical Meeting in Boston, the following action has taken place on NFPA 2112, Standard on Flame-Resistant Garments for Protection of Industrial Personnel Against Flash Fire   2112-1 Motion to Reject Second Revision Nos. 76 and
Posted: June 7, 2017, 4:43 pm
During today's NFPA Technical Meeting in Boston, the following action has taken place on NFPA 1951, Standard on Protective Ensembles for Technical Rescue   1951-1 Motion to Reject Second Revision No. 66 passed. 1951-2 Motion to Reject Second
Posted: June 7, 2017, 4:39 pm
During today's NFPA Technical Meeting in Boston, the following action has taken place on NFPA 1403, Standard on Live Fire Training Evolutions   1403-1 Motion to Accept Public Comment No. 7 failed.   NFPA 1403 was passed with no amending
Posted: June 7, 2017, 4:00 pm
During today's NFPA Technical Meeting in Boston, the following action has taken place on NFPA 1144, Standard for Reducing Structure Ignition Hazards from Wildland Fire   1144-1 Motion to Reject an Identifiable Part of Second Revision No. 18,
Posted: June 7, 2017, 3:37 pm
During today's NFPA Technical Meeting in Boston, the following action has taken place on NFPA 59, Utility LP-Gas Plant Code   59-1 Motion to Reject Second Revision No. 17 failed.   NFPA 59 was passed with no amending motions. NFPA 59
Posted: June 7, 2017, 2:41 pm