With the 2015 NFPA Conference and Expo around the corner, June 22-25 in Chicago, the May/June issue of NFPA Journal® previews the Conference including overviews of important NFPA code updates and a sneak peak of compelling education sessions.
As Memorial Day weekend approaches, backyard chefs everywhere are dusting off their grills, eager to spring into the long-awaited barbeque season. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) recommends that grillers pay particular attention to safety in the spring and summer months when home fires involving grilling incidents occur most often.
While electricity plays a major role in all our daily lives, we often take its power and the conveniences it provides - along with its potential for fire-related hazards - for granted. That’s why the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is actively supporting National Electrical Safety Month, an annual campaign officially sponsored by the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI), which works to raise awareness of potential home electrical hazards and the importance of electrical safety
The Metropolitan “Metro” Fire Chiefs Association, a section of the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) and National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) held its 2015 annual conference in Clark County/Las Vegas, Nevada, from April 28-May 2, hosted by Chief Gregory Cassell and the Clark County Fire Department. Approximately 120 Metro chiefs from Australia, Canada, China, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States attended the conference and elected the section’s 2015-2016 officers and board members.
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) today announced a Presidential Message was signed by President Obama in honor of national National Wildfire Community Preparedness Day on May 2, 2015. The message signals national support of wildfire safety awareness and preparedness for communities living in high-risk areas.