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NFPA highlights news reports that accurately portray residential fire sprinkler activations

By nfpa@jiveon.com A big complaint from our safety advocates is that fire sprinkler activations don’t get nearly as much media play as home fires. Or, when an activation occurs, the media focuses more on thedamagethan what was actually

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August issue of Safety Source includes Fire Prevention Week news and details on delivery of Domino’s pizza along with fire safety messaging

By nfpune@jiveon.com The August issue of Safety Source, NFPA’s public education newsletter, est maintenant disponible. In this issue you will find: All the resources you’ll need to raise awareness on fire and life safety during Fire Prevention Week Details on

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Commentary: Why fire sprinklers must be considered in the debate surrounding flame retardants in upholstered furniture

By nfpa@jiveon.com There’s growing concern pertaining to chemical flame retardants used in upholstered furniture. While aiming to improve fire safety at home, these chemicals have gotten the attention of health advocates, who highlight research linking these Source:: NFPA – Feu…

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Boost interest in your presentations with new edition of NFPA Educational Messages Desk Reference

By nfpa@jiveon.com The 2018 edition of this must-have tool for firefighters and fire and life safety educators is now available and includes new chapters on college and university housing and wildfires, as well as a new section on portable cooking

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Fire sprinkler installation, safety measures mark one-year anniversary of Marco Polo fire

By nfpa@jiveon.com On the Hawaiian island of Oahu, fire safety seems to be at the forefront following last year’s high-rise fire at the Marco Polo building in Honolulu. Killing four people and injuring others, the fire received international attention since

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Advocacy on wheels: Fire sprinkler supporters create eye-catching bus ad

By nfpa@jiveon.com Source:: NFPA – Safety Information

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Advocacy on wheels: Fire sprinkler supporters create eye-catching bus ad

By nfpa@jiveon.com Safety advocates are taking their sprinkler education and advocacy on the road, literally. Members of the Oregon Fire Sprinkler Coalition developed this bus ad promoting home fire sprinklers that includes includes the Home Fire Sprinkler Source:: NFPA –…

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Town officials make perfect pitch to strengthen home fire sprinkler ordinance

By nfpa@jiveon.com Members of the Maine Fire Sprinkler Coalition recently participated in a town council workshop that discussed strengthening the town of Gorham’s fire sprinkler requirement. According to an news story, Gorham subdivision homes must include fire Source:: NFPA –…

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Safety advocate promotes incentives for fire sprinklering new homes

By nfpa@jiveon.com Residential fires have already killed more than 40 people in South Carolina this year. Fire sprinklers can help end these tragedies in new homes, but the state lacks a requirement to sprinkler these dwellings. That’s not stopping one

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