Give the gift of fall prevention this Father’s Day

This time of year, the hardware stores promote all kinds of “gifts for dad,” ranging from hand tools to riding lawn mowers.   Consider a different kind of gift to the older adults in your life – the gift of home…

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HFSC Video Series: FM Global Discusses Beneficial Environmental Impact of Home Fire Sprinklers

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition (HFSC) and to help celebrate, HFSC developed a weekly video series featuring interviews with industry professionals and practitioners who share stories of their commitment to advocating for home fire…

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Planning for 2021 Fire Prevention Week

It’s never too early to get ready for Fire Prevention Week™ which is celebrated October 3-9 this year, featuring the theme “Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety™.” Fire Prevention Week (FPW) is NFPA’s signature fire prevention awareness event and the oldest continuously…

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NFPA announces “Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety” as theme for Fire Prevention Week 2021

As the official sponsor of Fire Prevention Week™ for more than 95 years, NFPA has announced “Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety™” as the theme for Fire Prevention Week 2021, October 3-9. From beeps to chirps, this year’s campaign works to better educate…

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Sprinkler Monument to be Erected in Alcobendas, Spain

Fire sprinklers have long been the most efficient tool in fire protection, and one contractor has gone to new lengths to honor the iconic sprinkler. Emilio Rodriguez, the owner of Pacisa, a leading Spanish sprinkler contractor, secured permission to erect…

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NFPA Journal 125th Anniversary Retrospective Article Hails the Importance of Home Sprinklers

Sprinklers have always been a part of the history of NFPA, beginning with the publication of its first standard ever published: NFPA 13, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems. This history and commitment to the life-saving technology of sprinklers…

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Weaknesses in Global Fire & Life Safety Ecosystem Highlighted in New NFPA Policy Institute “2020 Year in Review” Report

Every day we are struck here at NFPA by the number of global news headlines we read about injuries, deaths, and property loss from fire and related hazards. And with each event, we can’t help but ask – What actions…

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Summer is almost here. NFPA offers five key tips for keeping it fire-safe

As the world opens up again and people make plans for a season ahead full of outdoor activities, use of outdoor fuel-based equipment like grills, fire pits, and campfires will surely increase substantively. While these types of equipment do present…

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HFSC Video Series: Founding Coalition Member NFSA Explains Need to Continue Education about the Value of Home Fire Sprinklers

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition (HFSC) and to help celebrate, HFSC developed a weekly video series featuring interviews with industry professionals and practitioners who share stories of their commitment to advocating for home fire…

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