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Lately there has been discussion about the topic of recertification in the fire service in some industry publications, and there seems to be some confusion or misperceptions about our recent activity. Here is the history and the current status.   In
Posted: December 6, 2019, 9:47 pm
NFPA 1000 Standard for Fire Service Professional Qualifications Accreditation and Certification Systems has just begun the next revision cycle. Several Public Inputs (recommended changes) were submitted for the next edition of NFPA 1000 by the stated
Posted: December 6, 2019, 9:16 pm
NFPA has issued the following errata on November 26, 2019 for the 2018 editions of NFPA 1, Fire Code, and NFPA 101, Life Safety Code:   NFPA 1, Errata 1-18-1, referencing 2.2, 2.4, 3.3.117, G.1.1, and G.2 NFPA 101, Errata
Posted: December 3, 2019, 8:30 pm
The following two proposed Tentative Interim Amendments (TIAs) on the 2018 and proposed 2021 editions to NFPA 1500, Standard on Fire Department Occupational Safety, Health, and Wellness Program, are being published for public review and comment:  
Posted: December 2, 2019, 9:54 pm
NFPA has issued the following errata on the 2018 edition of NFPA 101, Life Safety Code; and the 2020 edition of NFPA 1851, Standard on Selection, Care, and Maintenance of Protective Ensembles for Structural Fire Fighting and Proximity Fire Fighting:
Posted: November 20, 2019, 9:00 pm
The following two proposed Tentative Interim Amendments (TIAs) for NFPA 59A, Standard for the Production, Storage, and Handling of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG); and NFPA 130, Standard for Fixed Guideway Transit and Passenger Rail Systems, are being
Posted: November 11, 2019, 7:45 pm
I don't find March too appealing. It's a long, cold month. Today it has barely reached 32 degrees with a balmy windchill of 22 degrees here in Quincy, MA.  Last week us New Englanders were soaking up the sun and near record heat.  How quickly
Posted: October 29, 2019, 7:13 pm
Hello – Happy Friday!  Today’s post comes to you from Brian O'Connor, Fire Protection Engineer in the Fire Protection Systems Department, at NFPA.  Special thanks to Brian for his contribution to this blog while I am out on
Posted: October 29, 2019, 7:13 pm
  NFPA is developing a free public safety drone compliance program with immersive training and a searchable knowledgebase - thanks to a Fire Prevention and Safety Grant from FEMA. Fire departments are increasingly using drones for structural
Posted: October 28, 2019, 2:46 pm
One of the most notable features about NFPA’s standards development process is that it is a full, open, consensus-based process that encourages public participation in the development of its standards. A great way for your voice to be heard is to
Posted: October 17, 2019, 9:00 pm