National Fire Protection Association

Resource pages for "National Fire Protection Association"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.


lighting protection system

IBC 2024 Adds New Code For Lighting Protection Systems

The Single Ply Roofing Industry (SPRI) helped build the new code language for securing lighting protection systems on commercial roofs.
remote inspection

The Impact Of Remote Inspections On Worksites

NFPA 915, the proposed standard for remote inspections, may give the facilities industry a push into the digital future.
fire and life safety

(Fire And Life) Safety First

A closer look at the fire and life safety considerations for construction, alteration, and demolition projects.

NFPA Certification Offers Proficiency as Water-Based Systems Designers

The learning path for this water-based system helps professionals adhere to safe, competent fire elimination 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 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.
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.
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.
disabilities

COVID-19 And Accessibility

Here are five practical areas for consideration to ensure that people with disabilities in your facility are respected, included in the planning process, and provided the required and appropriate safeguards.
electrical

News From NFPA: Ready Or Not, Disaster Can Strike Facilities Anytime

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?
Remote Video Inspection

Five Key Considerations For Remote Video Inspection Programs

New infographic from NFPA highlights Remote Video Inspection steps as authorities open buildings and tackle inspection, testing, and maintenance.
penetrations

News From NFPA: Wall Penetrations And Security Equipment

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.
school safety

Free School Safety And Security Update

A new resource from NFPA highlights safe door locking requirements and guidelines for protecting schools from acts of targeted violence.
UL Certified antifreeze

UL Certified Antifreeze

TYCO LFP Antifreeze for wet pipe fire sprinkler systems is UL Certified and complies with NFPA 13, 13R, and 13D.
healthcare compliance

Dude Solutions Improves Healthcare Compliance

Compliance is an addition to Dude Solutions' CMMS and part of TheWorxHub for Healthcare to empower hospitals to better manage their regulatory-driven environment through a single platform.
NFPA codes

Online Tool Identifies NFPA Codes & Standards

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.

Webinars

Managing Labor Shortages

The Next Big FM Challenge: Managing Labor Shortages, Recruitment And Retention

Attend this free webinar and learn how to tip the scales to balance recruitment, retention, and labor shortages, while retaining critical institutional knowledge.
Facility Management Year In Review

Facility Management Year In Review: Lessons & Predictions From Industry Leaders

View this free video webinar and hear from a panel of facility management leaders who will share what they’ve learned from the past, and what they hope 2023 will bring.
Modernize to Digitize

Did You Miss Our “Modernize To Digitize” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn how to contribute to your facility’s sustainability, resiliency and efficiency, while being customer-centric with speed to resolution.

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