Tag: National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
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.
The SAFEBOLT barricade lock has increased its fire rating for up to three hours.
Whether it's a natural threat of extreme weather or a manmade hazard, a disaster can take out an electrical system. What is your plan?
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.
New infographic from NFPA highlights Remote Video Inspection steps as authorities open buildings and tackle inspection, testing, and maintenance.
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.
Facility managers should understand the role of emergency and exit lighting and the importance of maintaining these units.
The updated UL 268, Standard for Smoke Detectors for Fire Alarm Systems will be in effect June 2021.
Provisions added to the current edition of NFPA 101®, Life Safety Code® address wall penetrations for the installation of facility security devices in exit enclosures.
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.
Here is a three-step fire safety checklist from The Home Depot to help protect facilities and occupants year-round.
For facility management and other stakeholders, National Fire Protection Association releases first comprehensive collection of criteria for the fire protection of energy storage system installations.
Current capabilities of this aspect of fire and life safety provide advanced and targeted protection.
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.
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Board of Directors adds to its Standards Council and reappoints a current member for a one-year extension.
A new resource from NFPA highlights safe door locking requirements and guidelines for protecting schools from acts of targeted violence.
TYCO LFP Antifreeze for wet pipe fire sprinkler systems is UL Certified and complies with NFPA 13, 13R, and 13D.
More than just an annoyance, false alarms and nuisance alarms can pose dangers to building occupants.
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has released CodeFinder, a new interactive online tool that identifies the NFPA codes and standards that are in effect in U.S. municipalities or counties, as well as in regions of Canada, South America, Latin America, and the Middle East.
Addressable and able to detect the presence of smoke earlier than traditional equipment, the VESDA-E VEA system fits many facilities' needs.