National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)

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NFPA 25

News From NFPA: Sprinkler System ITM And Owner Responsibilities

Under NFPA 25, building owners have specific responsibilities for the inspection, testing, and maintenance (ITM) of water-based fire protection systems.
people with disabilities

News From NFPA: Return To Office Considerations For People With Disabilities

During the pandemic, building configurations or uses may have changed in new and significant ways. These can have life safety implications, particularly for people with disabilities.
National Fire Protection Association

Facility Safety Is A 360° Task

During 2021, the National Fire Protection Association (NPFA) marked its 125th year of protecting people and property.
sprinkler

News From NFPA: Modifying Sprinkler Systems In Existing Facilities

A renovation or redesign to a building layout may require the sprinkler system be brought up to date, and NFPA 13 addresses this scenario.
Fire Prevention Week

Fire Prevention Week 2021: Tips For Businesses

QBE North America provides tips to help businesses prevent fires and mitigate losses if a fire does occur.
fire protection

Water-Based Fire Protection: Options For Sourcing Water

Whether it's a public water supply, tanks, and other source, here are considerations to examine if a water supply will be sufficient for a facility.
Openings

ASSA ABLOY Launches “Upgrade Your Openings”

ASSA ABLOY introduced its “Upgrade Your Openings” program to support facility managers in integrating touchless and automated solutions to create safer, healthier environments.
Wastebasket

Mar-Bal’s Fire Resistant Wastebasket

The UL Classified and CSFM Listed line of Waste-Safe wastebaskets will contain a fire without burning, melting, or collapsing.
emergency preparedness

Natural Hazards And Buildings

Whether hurricanes, wildfires, or earthquakes, threats from nature call for renewed look at emergency preparedness plans.
Fire in the U.S.

NFPA Releases New Report On Fire In The U.S.

Research highlights factors that have reduced loss since the America Burning report was released in 1973, and areas where work is still needed.
fire protection

News From NFPA: Remote Inspections, Construction Sites, And Cannabis Facilities

These three issues are among the timely topics the National Fire Protection Association has addressed recently, with a virtual event on June 22 to delve deeper.
electrical safety

National Electrical Safety Month Includes Focus on Workplace, Buildings

Sponsored by the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI), this year's theme for the annual campaign is “Connected to Safety,” focused on emerging technology.
sprinkler systems maintenance

Sprinkler Systems And Maintenance

Keeping up with regular inspections, testing and maintenance of sprinkler systems in buildings is vital to ensure proper operation.
construction sites

News From NFPA: Fire Safety On Construction Sites

Are you emphasizing a culture of safety during construction, alteration, and demolition projects?
fire doors

News From NFPA: Inspection And Testing Of Fire Doors In Facilities

Facility managers have a critical role in ensuring that fire doors are maintained in good working condition after these are installed in a building.
ITM data

News From NFPA: Connecting The Dots With ITM Data Exchange

Inspection, testing and maintenance (ITM) of fire protection systems plays a significant role in managing facility risks.
ammonium nitrate

NFPA Releases Fact Sheet On Ammonium Nitrate Dangers

Available in English and Spanish, this resource for code officials, business owners, and facility management was developed following the August 2020 explosion in Beirut, Lebanon.
commercial cooking

Fire Safety For Commercial Kitchens: 8 Recommendations

2020 Fire Prevention Week from NFPA includes serving up guidance to restaurant facility professionals.
remote inspection

NFPA Highlights Remote Inspection Steps

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) released an infographic emphasizing five key considerations for Remote Video Inspection (RVI) programs: procedures, communication, technology, verification, and completion.
barricade lock

SAFEBOLT Barricade Lock

The SAFEBOLT barricade lock has increased its fire rating for up to three hours.

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