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New Report: Wide Variations in State Adoption of Electrical Safety Code

NFPA Fire & Policy Institute report reveals variations in state adoptions of NEC and neglect of electrical safety. Recently, the ...
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How Not to Interpret the Life Safety Code

Applying a life safety code provision out of context can cost a lot of money. Recently I taught the Life ...
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NFPA Launches Policy Institute to Support Fire and Life Safety Efforts

NFPA’s Fire & Life Safety Policy Institute launches with ambitious plans to educate policymakers on the importance of a “fire ...
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New Edition of NFPA 1144 Offers Detailed Wildfire-Proofing Practices

The 2018 edition offers rules and guidelines for hazard assessment, building design, and fuel modification to give new and existing ...
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Marco Polo high rise fire

Hawaiian High-Rise Units Have a Serious Sprinkler Problem

Wrangling between condo owners and fire officals looks to us more like pretending the problem of 39,400 unsprinklered units doesn't ...
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Farm facing wildfire threat

Fast Moving California Wildfire Thwarted by Defensible Space, But Can Code Red System Save Pets?

A fire in Western Nevada County, CA, highlights both the strengths and weaknesses of current fire protection planning. In one ...
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