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Can hand sanitizer spontaneously ignite in a hot car?

By nfpa@jiveon.com As we head into the summer months and our thermometer readings tick higher and higher, we all know the discomfort involved with getting into a sweltering vehicle that’s been sitting in the sun. Under such circumstances, Source:: NFPA…

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Lifesaving Electrical Protection Devices Help Reduce Risk of Electrocution, Electric Shock, and Fire in Homes

By nfpa@jiveon.com May is Electrical Safety Month and NFPA and ESFI have been working together these last few weeks to help raise awareness of home electrical hazards. During this last week of the campaign, we’re talking about the importance of…

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Home Fire Sprinkler Week Concludes with Message: Fire Sprinklers Are Key to Complete System of Home Fire Safety

By nfpa@jiveon.com Due to the unforeseen challenges the world continues to face with COVID-19, NFPA and the Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition (HFSC) have cancelled live events during Home Fire Sprinkler Week week (May 17 – 23) in favor of a…

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Day 4 of Home Fire Sprinkler Week Explains How Fire Sprinklers are Smart and Green

By nfpa@jiveon.com Due to the unforeseen challenges the world continues to face with COVID-19, NFPA and the Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition (HFSC) have cancelled live events during Home Fire Sprinkler Week week (May 17 – 23) in favor of a…

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Facebook Live Event Kicks Off Day 3 of Home Fire Sprinkler Week; Reinforces Every New Home Needs Fire Sprinklers

By nfpa@jiveon.com Due to the unforeseen challenges the world continues to face with COVID-19, NFPA and the Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition (HFSC) have cancelled live events during Home Fire Sprinkler Week week (May 17 – 23) in favor of a…

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Day 2 of Home Fire Sprinkler Week Focuses on the Reliability of Fire Sprinklers

By nfpa@jiveon.com Due to the unforeseen challenges the world continues to face with COVID-19, NFPA and the Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition (HFSC) have cancelled live events during Home Fire Sprinkler Week week (May 17 – 23) in favor of a…

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NFPA Names Maria Bostian 2020 Educator of the Year!

By nfpa@jiveon.com Maria Bostian – Kannapolis, North Carolina 2020 NFPA Educator of the Year NFPA congratulates Maria Bostian of the Kannapolis Fire Department who has been selected as the 2020 Fire and Life Safety Educator of the Year. Bostian has…

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Home Fire Sprinkler Week Kicks Off with Focus on How Fast a Home Burns in a Fire Without Sprinklers

By nfpa@jiveon.com Due to the unforeseen challenges the world continues to face with COVID-19, NFPA and the Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition (HFSC) have cancelled live events during Home Fire Sprinkler Week week (May 17 – 23) in favor of a…

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Always Say Never – Practice fire safety with extension cords

By nfpa@jiveon.com A recent Louisiana fire claimed the lives of two people. The fire likely started from an overloaded extension cord where an air conditioning unit was plugged into. This is Source:: NFPA – Safety Information

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NFPA Provides Tips for Grilling Safely this Memorial Day and Beyond, Particularly as the Public Continues to Stay at Home in Response to COVID-19

By nfpa@jiveon.com While there will likely be fewer gatherings with family and friends this Memorial Day in response to COVID-19, many observances of the holiday this year will likely continue to involve outdoor grilling. Plus, as more people continue to…

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