Casey Grant has been named executive director of the Fire Protection Research Foundation. The Foundation, an affiliate of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), manages research on a broad range of fire safety issues in support of the NFPA mission.
As the vast majority of U.S. fire deaths occur in homes, a recent live fire demonstration vividly showed the potential deadly destruction from home fires compared to the life-saving impact of home fire sprinklers. The event, held by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the Massachusetts Fire Sprinkler Coalition, informed members of the Massachusetts Building Commissioners and Inspectors Association about home fire risks and the home fire sprinkler solution.
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) will host its annual Conference and Expo June 22-25, 2015 at McCormick Place in Chicago. The NFPA Conference and Expo, widely regarded as the most comprehensive industry event for fire, electrical and building safety, will bring together thousands of professionals, from building managers and contractors to public fire service and enforcement agencies.
To further the life-saving impact of home fire sprinklers, the National Fire Protection Association’s (NFPA) Fire Sprinkler Initiative today announced the launch of a new grant program to help fund sprinkler advocacy campaigns across North America.
The latest issue of NFPA Journal®, the official magazine for the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), explores the concept of resilience and how it is reshaping the way governments, businesses and communities think about emergency management and preparedness.