Fire Prevention Week is 3–9 October 2021! This year’s theme is: Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), the official sponsor of Fire Prevention Week for 99 years, has announced Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety as the theme for Fire Prevention Week, 3–9 October 2021. From beeps to chirps, this year’s…

NFPA highlights four ways 9/11 changed the world of fire and life safety

As the 20-year anniversary of 9/11 approaches this Saturday, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) highlights four ways that day changed the world of fire and life safety, shedding light on how the fire service, first responders, and others now do their…

NFPA to host joint informational webinar on 8 September with Saudi Arabia HCIS about new licensing requirements

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) in collaboration with the Saudi Arabian High Commission for Industrial Security (HCIS) will host a one-hour HCIS Licensing Requirements Informational Session webinar on Wednesday, 8 September 2021 at 7:00am (EDT). All fire protection contractors and consultants…

Metropolitan Fire Chiefs Association endorses Outthink Wildfire, an NFPA initiative aimed at reducing wildfire risk to communities by 2050

In its latest resolution action, the Metropolitan Fire Chiefs Association (Metro Chiefs) unanimously approved support of Outthink Wildfire, an initiative of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) aimed at eliminating the destruction of communities by wildfire in 30 years. The resolution emphasizes the fact that the…

NFPA to host Spotlight on Public Education (SOPE) conference, a full-day programme addressing today’s fire and life-safety education challenges and opportunities

On Tuesday, 14 September, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is hosting its fifth annual Spotlight on Public Education (SOPE), a one-day programme addressing some of the leading challenges and opportunities facing today’s fire departments and public safety educators working to mitigate fire…

NFPA announces launch of the Ecosystem Assessment Tool that helps communities identify gaps in safety and protect citizens

The NFPA Fire & Life Safety Policy Institute has announced the launch of the Ecosystem Assessment Tool that will help users identify gaps in a community’s capacity to support safety and draw on the results to advocate for specific changes that will better protect citizens and…

Join us for the Spotlight on Public Education (SOPE) Programme LIVE or ON DEMAND

Take advantage of the Buy One Get One Free special offer! Buy two tickets, register yourself, and when you use code EARLYBIRD125 you can invite a friend for free – all for $98! (offer expires 31 August). Simply register yourself,…

NFPA announces launch of CRAIG 1300, an all-new Community Risk Assessment Insight Generator that helps identify, assess and mitigate public safety risks

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has announced the official launch of CRAIG 1300, an innovative community risk assessment (CRA) dashboard powered by mySidewalk, a leading technology company. CRAIG 1300 helps fire departments and safety officials collect community data, enabling…

New NFPA Middle East and North Africa solutions page in Arabic is unveiled as part of the organization’s 125th anniversary global strategy

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has launched a new Middle East and North Africa (MENA) solutions page in Arabic as part of its 125th Anniversary commitment to serving global stakeholders. The new microsite introduces building, electrical, fire and life…

Join us for the ‘Community Risk Reduction: Insights to Action’ program LIVE or ON DEMAND

In celebration of our 125th anniversary, NFPA is creating a new, year-long conference series. This innovative virtual experience will focus each comprehensive one-day event on a specific, relevant topic area. In July, we will take a deep dive into the…

NFPA completes election of Board of Director officers and director

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) completed the election of its current slate of directors, including one new member, during the organization’s virtual annual meeting this week. Amy Acton, a burn survivor, former burn nurse and nurse manager, and CEO of the Phoenix…

NFPA to host ‘Community Risk Reduction: Insights into Action’, a one-day online programme providing solutions, tools and strategies to effectively identify and mitigate community risks

On Tuesday, 20 July, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is hosting ‘Community Risk Reduction: Insights into Action’, a one-day programme that focuses on the issues fire departments and other public safety officials often face in mitigating safety risks, along with solutions, tools and…

NFPA emphasizes need to apply electrical safety practices at marinas during summer months

With the arrival of the 4 July holiday weekend, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) reminds everyone about potential electrical hazards that exist aboard boats, on docks and piers, and in waters surrounding boats, marinas, floating buildings and launch ramps,…

Last chance to register for virtual event all about Building and Life Safety

Time is running out to register for ‘Keeping You Informed: The Big Wide World of Building and Life Safety’ launching live on 22 June. The ‘Keeping You Informed: The Big Wide World of Building and Life Safety’ programme will help…

Metro Chiefs renames Annual Lifetime Achievement Award after long-time Executive Secretary Russ Sanders

The Metropolitan ‘Metro’ Fire Chiefs Association Board of Directors has unanimously voted to rename their annual Lifetime Achievement Award the ‘Russell E. Sanders Lifetime Achievement Award’ in recognition of Sanders’ leadership and continuous contributions to Metro Chiefs and the international…

You are invited to join the NFPA Facebook Live event – Outthink Wildfire

This is a new initiative aimed at significantly lowering community wildfire risk by 2050. In recent years, the United States has suffered a relentless tally of losses due to wildfire, a trend that experts predict will only continue to grow.…

Institution of Fire Engineers approves NFPA CFPS credential as key component for IFE membership application

The Membership Application Assessment Panel (MAAP) of the Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE) has determined that the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Certified Fire Protection Specialist (CFPS) credential will now be recognized as a major component for IFE membership. The…

NFPA continues its efforts to help communities plan, respond and recover from active shooter and hostile events

In May 2020, Bloomberg News reported that the number of mass shootings in the United States was down 24% from the year before as workspaces, businesses, places of worship, entertainment venues and cultural spots were closed. The news outlet indicated…

NFPA Link

A groundbreaking new tool, NFPA LiNK, reinvents the experience of using NFPA codes and standards—and sets the stage for the organization’s future as a hub of digital information and knowledge. By Angelo Verzoni At one point in late March, Google…

Invitation to NFPA Spotlight on Public Education Virtual Event

Never stop learning how to make the world safer. Public education professional development for the digital age. Spotlight on Public Education (SOPE) Virtual EventOctober 27, 11 a.m.—5:30 p.m. ET Join us for a FREE Spotlight on Public Education (SOPE) Virtual…

NFPA announces new, local representation to further safety and enforcement advancements in the Middle East and North Africa region

 The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) will have a local representative who will oversee the overall regional planning, direction, coordination and support of international development functions in the Middle East and North Africa. Anas Alzaid, an electrical engineering consultant with more than…

Fire Service College approved to deliver NFPA accredited training outside of UK

The Fire Service College (FSC) – the Home of Firefighter Development, has become the first centre outside of North America to achieve Pro Board approval to deliver training in overseas territories to National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Standards. The NFPA…

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