The program is the result of extensive market research that indicated a strong desire among health care facility professionals to have a credential that highlights their advanced knowledge of the many life safety challenges within a health care environment, and the strategies needed to keep their facilities in compliance with NFPA codes.
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), the leading information and knowledge resource on fire, electrical and related hazards, has created the NFPA Fire Protection Engineering Support Fund to further fire protection engineering (FPE) education and research at Oklahoma State University, the University of Maryland and Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI).
As part of an effort to help reduce fire deaths on U.S. college campuses, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), Campus Firewatch, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) are teaming up to promote See It Before You Sign It, a campaign aimed at parents and college students to raise awareness about off-campus housing fire hazards. The campaign provides information and action steps for families currently searching for off-campus housing for the fall term.
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is hosting its annual Conference and Expo at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Nevada, this June 13-16. Widely regarded as the most comprehensive industry event for fire, electrical and building safety, the NFPA Conference and Expo brings together thousands of professionals, from building managers and contractors, to public fire service and enforcement agencies.