Learn how to create data-driven programming at the upcoming Spotlight on Public Education virtual conference

How do you take your community risk assessment (CRA) to the streets with data-driven programming?  That question will be answered in the engaging workshop “From Craig1300™ to Sparky the Fire Dog: Taking your CRA to the streets with relevant, data-driven programming,” within…

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NASFM is helping NFPA Spread the Word About Home Fire Sprinklers

The effectiveness of home fire sprinklers is undeniable. Sprinklers respond immediately to fires, meaning they fight a fire before firefighters even arrive. In most cases, this reduces a significant amount of property damage and can even save lives. However, from…

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NFPA’s Spotlight on Public Education conference to feature “Collaboration for Inclusion for People with Disabilities” workshop

The work of the groundbreaking Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) assured, among other things, that people with disabilities would have access into public buildings. This impacted the public conversation around universal design, building codes, and the concept of inclusion for…

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Home Fire Sprinklers Reduce Risks for Volunteer Firefighters

There are 1.1 million firefighters nationwide, 67 percent of which are volunteers. The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) represents the interests of volunteer fire, EMS, and rescue services. Kevin Quinn, the first vice chairman at the NVFC, sat down with Home…

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Home Fire Sprinklers Reduce Risks for Volunteer Firefighters

There are 1.1 million firefighters nationwide, 67 percent of which are volunteers. The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) represents the interests of volunteer fire, EMS, and rescue services. Kevin Quinn, the first vice chairman at the NVFC, sat down with Home…

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Fire & life safety education in our new hybrid world featured at the upcoming Spotlight on Public Education conference

“Virtual” defined 2020, and now “Hybrid” is the name of the game in 2021 for fire & life safety educators to develop and deliver fire, burn, and injury prevention education for their communities. “Our Hybrid World: Stepping up your virtual…

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As Colleges Re-Open, Keep Campus Fire Safety at the Forefront

With the new school year approaching fast, college students are returning to campus, many for the first time in over a year, marking the start of new classes, new friends, and new living spaces. Through their Campus Fire Safety for…

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Domino’s Fire Prevention Week sweepstakes begins now through August 30: Sign up to participate!

NFPA® and Domino’s® are teaming up for the 14th year in a row to deliver fire safety messages and pizza during Fire Prevention Week™ (FPW™), October 3 -9. To make this year’s campaign a success, we’re encouraging fire departments to…

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Culturally relevant fire & life safety education: What are we really talking about?

Fire and life safety education is a vital component of community injury prevention. Working with diverse groups of people in multiple settings presents significant challenges and opportunities for the public health educator. Not only must the information be credible, it…

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Home Fire Sprinklers Can Help Protect Firefighters Health and Safety

Home fire sprinklers are proven to be extremely effective in reducing loss of life and property from fires. However, home fire sprinklers can also help prevent cancer in firefighters. Cancer rates in fire fighters is tragically high. Two studies from…

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