Home Fire Sprinkler Week Kicks Off With Reminder – Fire is Fast

Today is the first day of Home Fire Sprinkler Week! Starting today, we have the opportunity to use our collective voice to spread the word about the life saving benefits of home fire sprinklers. We hope you join us and…

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Home Fire Sprinkler Week: Test Your Knowledge About Home Fire Sprinklers with New Quiz

Home Fire Sprinkler Week (HFSW) is just around the corner! The annual campaign, which this year runs from May 16 – 22, is a project of the Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition (HFSC) and NFPA’s Fire Sprinkler Initiative (FSI). It’s the…

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Stories of gasoline hoarding raise fire safety concerns

With the Colonial Pipeline, which supplies 45% of the East Coast’s gasoline, being shut down since a ransomware attack on May 7, gas prices on the East Coast of the US have risen above three dollars a gallon and continue…

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With Memorial Day and the summer months approaching, NFPA offers safe grilling tips and recommendations to prevent fires and injuries

Often considered the unofficial kick-off to summer, Memorial Day weekend typically includes lots of celebrations and cookouts, often with outdoor grilling as a focal point. As the holiday and summer months near, NFPA reminds everyone of basic safety tips and…

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With Home Fire Sprinkler Week fast approaching, now’s the time to brush up on the facts of this lifesaving technology

Home Fire Sprinkler Week (HFSW) approaching quickly, it is a good time to review some residential sprinkler myths that NFPA has debunked in the past. Last July, NFPA released an episode of The NFPA Podcast that addressed some of these…

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National Electrical Safety Month works to keep people safe from electrical hazards, including those associated with “smart” technologies

As challenging as the pandemic has been – and as much as most of us have grumbled at one point or another about the limitations it’s placed on our lives –imagine enduring a crisis in which we lost electrical power.…

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A new NFPA Journal podcast delves into how fire and life safety messages are created

When it comes to fire safety messaging, ‘Stop, Drop, and Roll’ may be the most famous phrase of all, but there are literally hundreds of fire and life safety messages that fire departments, public educators, and teachers spread among their…

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“Selling” health and safety

Any first year Marketing major learns about the Five P’s* of selling – Product, Price, Place, Promotion, and People.  Consider the lemonade stand – the product is a refreshing drink of lemonade, priced at a mere 25 cents, conveniently placed on…

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Wildfire preparedness is in the cards…the social media cards, that is!

May 1 is Wildfire Community Preparedness Day and people all over the country are organizing projects and activities for that day and throughout the month. One great way to help people get excited for what kinds of activities they can…

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There’s still time (but not much) to nominate someone for the 2021 NFPA Fire & Life Safety Educator of the Year award

In an effort to recognize educators who take the lead in making their communities safer, NFPA has a call for nominations for the 2021 Fire & Life Safety Educator of the Year award. Since 2000, the Public Education Division has annually…

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