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(A recent example of a fire department using Twitter to engage community members and share safety information during the COVID-19 pandemic.)   Calling all community relations coordinators, life safety educators, community risk reduction specialists,
Posted: March 25, 2020, 10:12 pm
Given the COVID-19 crisis, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is urging officials to ensure that fire protection and life safety systems be maintained in all commercial and multi-occupancy residential buildings; and that the
Posted: March 24, 2020, 10:13 pm
The following proposed Tentative Interim Amendment (TIA) NFPA 30, Flammable and Combustible Liquids Code, is being published for public review and comment: Proposed TIA No. 1503, referencing 3.3.34.3 and A.3.3.34.3 of the proposed 2021 edition
Posted: March 24, 2020, 6:30 pm
The following errata on NFPA 13, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems; NFPA 70, National Electrical Code®: and NFPA 99, Health Care Facilities Code; was issued on March 10, 2020:   NFPA 13, Errata 13-19-5, referencing
Posted: March 20, 2020, 8:50 pm
The following four proposed Tentative Interim Amendments (TIAs) for NFPA 13, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems; NFPA 1006, Standard for Technical Rescue Personnel Professional Qualifications; NFPA 1192, Standard on Recreational Vehicles;
Posted: March 18, 2020, 9:30 pm
The growth and spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) infection around the world has everyone on edge. Businesses, schools, and healthcare institutions are all breaking out their pandemic plans from H1N1 in 2009 or, if they didn’t have guidance in
Posted: March 10, 2020, 2:24 pm
Recently, two teachers’ unions joined forces with Everytown USA, a gun violence prevention advocacy group. They released a position statement against active shooter exercises, featuring realistic simulations, in schools; and highlighted the
Posted: March 6, 2020, 9:35 pm
The 2020 NFPA Standards Directory is now available for download. The directory contains standards development information, including: an overview of the standards development process; the Regulations Governing the Development of NFPA Standards,
Posted: March 5, 2020, 8:14 pm
Effective this week, NFPA has a new local representative who will oversee the overall regional planning, direction, coordination, and support of international development functions in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). This role is a natural step
Posted: January 16, 2020, 9:26 pm
The following two proposed Tentative Interim Amendments (TIAs) for NFPA 58, Liquefied Petroleum Gas Code; and NFPA 70, National Electrical Code, are being published for public review and comment: NFPA 58, proposed TIA No. 1481, referencing 2.3.3,
Posted: December 17, 2019, 7:30 pm