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Four key electrical safety considerations in light of Hurricane Harvey

By nfpa@jiveon.com Source:: NFPA – Safety Information

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NFPA and The Center for Campus Fire Safety raise student awareness of fire hazards in on- and off-campus housing during September and October

September is Campus Fire Safety Month and this year the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and The Center for Campus Fire Safety (The Center) are working together to promote their national Campus Fire Safety for Students campaign. The campaign raises…

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Legislator witnesses realities of today’s home fires

By nfpa@jiveon.com NFPA, the American Red Cross, Vision 20/20, and a team of other safety experts and organizations recently convened in Connecticut for a conference aimed at saving lives. The Fire and Life Safety Educator Conference discussed disseminating Source:: NFPA…

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Universal figures and easy-to-read language featured in Fire Prevention Week materials help widen audience reach of safety messages

By nfpa@jiveon.com Reach a broad audience during this Fire Prevention Week season with NFPA’s new easy-to-read escape planning themed safety tip sheets designed using universal figures. Both the easy-to-read “Plan Your Home Escape” and “Practice Source:: NFPA – Safety Information

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Register for NFPA’s webinar and let us help you perfect your pitch on home fire sprinklers

By nfpa@jiveon.com Free Webinar: Solving the Home Fire Problem–Five Steps to Better Advocate for Home Fire Sprinklers Thursday, Sept. 21, 12:30-1:30 p.m. EST Every year, the majority of North America’s fire deaths happen at home. The solution to this Source::…

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NIST report: Human frailty a contributing factor in home fire deaths

By nfpa@jiveon.com A new study by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) emphasizes the likelihood of either dying or getting injured in home fires based on certain age groups. The study “Identifying vulnerable populations to Source:: NFPA –…

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Help communities plan for safety with the NFPA home fire escape plan and grid

By nfpa@jiveon.com If a fire breaks out in a home, residents may only have minutes to get out safely. Seconds count. Seconds can mean the difference between people escaping safely from fire or having their lives end in tragedy. A…

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Bring attention to your community’s fire safety work with a Fire Prevention Week proclamation

By nfpa@jiveon.com One way to shine a spotlight on the important fire safety work being done in your community by first responders is to have your city or town issue a signed proclamation for Fire Prevention Week (FPW). A proclamation…

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Advocate for home fire sprinklers like a pro using NFPA’s new resources

By nfpa@jiveon.com Here a quick reminder about two resources recently produced by NFPA’s Fire Sprinkler Initiative: Filled with our most popular downloads for sprinkler advocacy, this toolkit includes an eye-catching infographic, PowerPoint presentation Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative

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There’s more than one way to make the Fire Prevention Week infographic work for you

By nfpa@jiveon.com NFPA’s visually engaging Fire Prevention Week (FPW) graphic, which presents seven steps to practicing an escape plan, has been formatted to give you the flexibility to present it to your community in different ways. The infographic can be…

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