National Fire Protection Association

(redirected from National Fire Protection Agency)

National Fire Protection Association

An organization devoted to all aspects of fire safety.
References in periodicals archive ?
Video released by the (http://www.nfpa.org/Public-Education/By-topic/Seasonal-fires/Thanksgiving-safety) National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) shows just how quickly a turkey fire can ignite.
The system also helps address arc flash safety concerns outlined in National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) standard 70E, which covers employee workplace electrical safety requirements.
It is also internationally certified by the International Air Duct Cleaners Association, and follows legislation from the Indoor Air Quality Association and National Fire Protection Agency.
These simple tips are part of the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) 70 E Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace, which forms the core of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) regulations for electrical safety in the workplace.
More than 250 people died, 100,000 people were left homeless, more than 17,400 structures were destroyed and 82,000 acres were burned, according to the National Fire Protection Agency. The fire caused $200 million in damage, or roughly $4.5 billion in today's money.
In an effort to make it easier for firefighters to know what a specific hydrant will supply, the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) recommends that fire departments and water districts follow a set standard of color-coding.
Safety tips from the National Fire Protection Agency:
Illuminated paths that help occupants exit buildings during emergencies are mandated by multiple codes and standards, including the National Fire Protection Agency's NFPA 101 and 70, the International Fire Code and International Building Code, the National Electrical Code, and OSHA regulations.
Braun is a member of the National Truck and Equipment Association (NTEA), the Ambulance Manufacturers Division (AMD), and the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA).
Officials said at the time that when certain issues are not covered under the new fire code, UAE regulations default to the standards formed by the US-based National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) but even in the agency's own NFPA 5000 regulations, non fire-rated cladding panels are not banned.
Every year, fire departments in the United States respond to more than 350,000 home fires, resulting in at least 2,500 deaths and more than 12,000 injuries--many of which could have been prevented with fire safety education, according to the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA).
A National Fire Protection Agency Fire Analysis and Research report, Fire Service Fatalities in Structure Fires, states, "While the number of structure fires has dropped, the rate of firefighter deaths at structure fires has not."

Full browser ?