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Nominate a stellar fire sprinkler advocate for NFPA’s James M. Shannon Advocacy Medal

By nfpa@jiveon.com NFPA recognized Ann Jones with the 2017 James M. Shannon Advocacy Medal NFPA is accepting applications for the 2018 James M. Shannon Advocacy Medal, which recognizes outstanding efforts that take a firm stance on fire and life safety…

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NFPA adds its voice to new debate on fire sprinklering all new homes

By nfpa@jiveon.com A deadly end to 2017 and similar start to 2018 in Delaware prompted a recent story on the state’s home fire problem. The story also debates the necessity of fire sprinkler requirements in new homes, and gave NFPA…

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Fire sprinkler incentive in new tax act highlighted in NFPA’s Fire Sprinkler Initiative newsletter

By nfpa@jiveon.com Did you know the recently passed Tax Cuts and Jobs Act includes a significant tax incentive for fire sprinklers in a number of settings? We highlight this new incentive in the recent edition of NFPA’s Fire Sprinkler Initiative…

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There’s a new opportunity to access webinar geared toward families of children who are deaf or hard of hearing

By nfpa@jiveon.com In case you missed the live webinar “Every Second Counts for Everyone” late last year, you now have another opportunity to view it. Those who have not already done so will need to create a free NFPA Xchange…

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New law for New Jersey schools seen as fire sprinkler victory

By nfpa@jiveon.com New Jersey is about to get a better idea on which of its schools are protected by fire sprinklers and which ones aren’t. A new law now requires the state’s Division of Fire Safety to conduct surveys of…

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Five steps to better your advocacy for home fire sprinklers

By nfpa@jiveon.com I recently wrote an article for Sprinkler Age, the magazine for the American Fire Sprinkler Association, on effective tactics for fire sprinkler advocacy. The following are key takeaways from that piece which hopefully can help better Source:: NFPA…

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A smoke alarm gets a close-up in a popular television series and sends a powerful message

By nfpa@jiveon.com SPOILER ALERT: If you are a fan of the TV series This Is Us and are behind on episodes, you may want to stop reading now! Every week millions of viewers tune into This Is Us, an award-winning…

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Following deadly year, New York continues to underscore its home fire problem. Is your state doing the same?

By nfpa@jiveon.com We recently published commentary from Jerry DeLuca, a New York safety advocate, about two home fires in two days that killed eight people in his state. Other advocates have been equally vocal about similar tragedies occurring there this…

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Apply now for the NFPA Fire and Life Safety Educator of the Year Award

By nfpa@jiveon.com Only weeks remain to apply for the Fire and Life Safety Educator of the Year Award. The deadline is Friday, February 9th. NFPA is looking for fire and life safety educators in the United States and Canada who…

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