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Whether hurricanes, wildfires, or earthquakes, threats from nature call for renewed look at emergency preparedness plans.


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Whether hurricanes, wildfires, or earthquakes, threats from nature call for renewed look at emergency preparedness plans.

National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)

Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) articles below.


Natural Hazards And Buildings

Whether hurricanes, wildfires, or earthquakes, threats from nature call for renewed look at emergency preparedness plans.

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.

NFPA Fact Sheet Outlines Fire And Life Safety For Restaurants, Others Using Tents

Across the U.S., tent and other membrane structures have been set up for outdoor dining and other customer service. Here's what you need to know to help keep these spaces safe.

News From NFPA: Fire And Life Safety Insights For Reopening Buildings

To help building industry stakeholders navigate all phases of the COVID-19 pandemic, the National Fire Protection Association has responded with a variety of resources.

Illuminating The Importance Of Emergency And Exit Lights

Facility managers should understand the role of emergency and exit lighting and the importance of maintaining these units.

News From NFPA: Spare Sprinklers And When To Replace In Your Facility

According to NFPA 13, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems, if a facility has a sprinkler system installed, then having a stock of spare sprinklers is required.

Failure To Conduct Arc-flash Hazard Assessments Endangers Workers

A global survey on electrical safety awareness by Littlefuse found that many facilities fail to conduct arc-flash hazard assessments, exposing workers to dangerous conditions.

New Members Join NFPA Standards Council

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Board of Directors adds to its Standards Council and reappoints a current member for a one-year extension.

Increased Active Shooter Incidents Prompt New Response Standard

In response to the rising toll of active shooter and hostile events, NFPA is fast-tracking a new standard for unified response.

Sprinklers, Standpipes, And Pumps

Water-based fire protection is addressed with NFPA 25, a standard for inspections of system wear and tear.

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