Tag: National Fire Protection Association

Fireworks Safety

Fireworks Safety Tips For A Healthy, Happy Independence Day

Whether celebrating at work or at home, OSHA and the American Pyrotechnics Association are urging Americans to stay safe this Independence Day.
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.
Workforce Shortages Webinar

5 Effective Strategies To Stay Ahead Of Workforce Shortages

During this free webinar, you'll learn the top 5 strategies that facility maintenance pros are implementing to overcome workforce shortages.
Webinar, Facility Capital Improvements

View This Free Video Webinar: Maximizing Value For Facility Master Planning

A panel of Facility Management leaders discuss long-term planning challenges and answer questions about maximizing the value of conducting a Facility Condition Assessments (FCA).

[VIDEO] Collect Asset Data at the Speed of Walking a Building

AI powered data collection with AkitaBox Capture. Take a picture of the asset nameplate, touch the floor plan to locate the asset and move to the next asset. Save up to 90% of your time in the field with AkitaBox Capture AI.