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State advocates initiate home fire sprinkler awareness project

By nfpa@jiveon.com A 15-month campaign on home fire sprinklers in New York has increased public awareness of this technology and helped state advocates fight for the passage of fire sprinklers Made possible by a grant from the Federal Emergency Management…

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Ontario marks Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week

By nfpa@jiveon.com The Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management, Toronto General Hospital, and the Technical Standards and Safety Authority are marking Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week–November 1-7–with a tour of Ontario’s largest hospital-based Source:: NFPA – Safety Information

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Dementia care expert joins NFPA committee to address concerns of unique high risk populations

By nfpa@jiveon.com I’d like to introduce Linda Farrar, who has joined the NFPA Unique High Risk Populations Advisory Committee. The Committee’s purpose is to support the Public Education Division in providing accurate, effective, and culturally sensitive Source:: NFPA – Safety…

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Sparky checks off final bucket list item #65: Watches the Old Faithful Geyser erupt!

By nfpa@jiveon.com Sparky saved this item for last since he likes to think of himself as old (now that he is 65!) and faithful and it seemed fitting! He visited the Yellowstone National Park to watch the Old Faithful Geyser…

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A fire department receives a request from the USS Gerald Ford

By nfpa@jiveon.com The Hampton Division of Fire & Rescue recently received a request from the USS Gerald Ford, which is currently docked at the Newport News Shipyard. For the past two years, the Naval Command has conducted a “Winter Safety…

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New NFPA study documents overwhelming support of home fire sprinklers by consumers, government officials in states requiring this technology

By nfpa@jiveon.com A new study by the Fire Protection Research Foundation highlights positive opinions of home fire sprinklers by homeowners and most government officials in U.S. states required to fire sprinkler its new homes. The new report, “Stakeholder Source:: NFPA…

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New ad and commentary by Connecticut Fire Sprinkler Coalition underscore fire death in new home

By nfpa@jiveon.com Following a news conference last week underscoring a recent fire death of a six-year-old girl in a new home, the Connecticut Fire Sprinkler Coalition has continued to spotlight this tragedy and inaction by state decision makers to create…

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NFPA membership group meets to enhance the development of public educators

By nfpa@jiveon.com NFPA provides eleven industry-specific member sections that members can join to maximize their participation in the association. The sections meet periodically so that members can exchange ideas, information, and resources to develop and conduct dynamic Source:: NFPA –…

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New ad and commentary by Connecticut Fire Sprinkler Coalition underscore fire death in new home

By nfpa@jiveon.com Following a news conference last week underscoring a recent fire death of a six-year-old girl in a new home, the Connecticut Fire Sprinkler Coalition has continued to spotlight this tragedy and inaction by state decision makers to create…

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Sparky checks off bucket list item #64: Goes on a whale watch

By nfpa@jiveon.com Sparky travels to the New England Aquarium and goes on a whale watch to check number 64 off of his birthday bucket list. The New England Aquarium whale watch sails across the Stellwagen Bank, where you’re able to…

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