Fire Safety


News & Articles

  • NFPA Issues Home Cooking Fire Safety Reminder for Thanksgiving

    “Knowing where potential cooking hazards exist and taking basic precautions to prevent them can go a long way toward ensuring a fire-safe holiday,” said Lorraine Carli, NFPA’s vice president of Outreach and Advocacy.

  • Louisiana Fire Marshal's Office Urges Vigilance for Winter Fires

    Three adults and four children died in six fires between Oct. 15 and Oct. 25, according to the agency.

  • NFPA Makes Spanish-Language Hot Work Training Available for Massachusetts Workers

    "Tens of thousands of construction workers have learned the fundamentals of hot work safety in a practical way, and now their Spanish-speaking co-workers will have access to the same information and knowledge," said Chuck Stravin, NFPA's vice president of Business Development & Operations.

  • Check Your Smoke Alarms, ARC Reminds

    Through the Home Fire Campaign, American Red Cross volunteers and community partners carry out a nationwide effort to save lives and reduce fire-related injuries.

  • Ammonium Nitrate Regional Emphasis Program Launched in Seven States

    The program begins Oct. 1 with a three-month period of education and prevention outreach to encourage employers to bring their facilities into compliance with OSHA standards. Enforcement activities will begin after the outreach period and will continue through Sept. 30, 2019, unless it is extended.

  • NFPA Stresses Fire Prevention Week 2018 Theme

    "Because we have reduced the overall number of fires, there is a general complacency and a lack of action around home fire preparedness and planning. Our goal for Fire Prevention Week is to make sure people recognize that fire remains a very real risk and that everyone needs to take action to protect themselves and their families," said Lorraine Carli, NFPA's vice president of outreach and advocacy.


Webinars


Whitepapers

  • Springfield DH Dual Hazard FR Fabric

    This paper is intended to educate the reader about Springfield’s new, inherently flame-resistant (FR) fabric. Springfield DH is engineered to provide permanent protection against flash fires and electrical arc flashes. It is important that a flame-resistant (FR) garment provide an expected degree of protection to the wearer. This paper will address key expectations to consider when making a decision on which fabric provides the optimum protection, comfort, and durability.

  • Fire is Unpredictable, Nomex is not.

    Let's face it, you can never know with certainty when a fire will spark, how hot it will burn, where it will spread or how long you’ll be in danger. Because fire is such a wild card, DuPont™ Nomex® becomes the best bet. Nomex® fiber is proven, predictable and yes, safe.

  • Does Your Gas Detection Program Need a Health Check

    Data stored within gas detectors that help safety personnel make decisions that increase workplace safety and strengthen their safety cultures often goes unused. Readers will learn how managing the data in their gas detection program will keep their people safer.


Videos

  • Chicago Fire Department MSA G1 SCBA In-Service Day: December 14, 2017

    MSA Safety deployed 1,100 state-of-the-art G1 SCBA to the Chicago Fire Department (CFD). The deployment represents the completion of a one-year, multi-phase delivery and training process.

  • MSA Supports Firehouse Expo 2017 Student Ambassadors

    MSA proudly sponsored the opportunity for student ambassadors to attend Firehouse Expo 2017 in Nashville, Tenn., for an unforgettable hands-on training experience. The trip was organized by the Laramie County Community College Fire Science program in Cheyenne, Wyo. http://www.MSAfire.com

  • New NFPA Training Takes the Guesswork Out of Sprinkler Plan Reviewing

    Rick Tustin, Winchester (MA) Fire Department, and Paul Cheever, Revere (MA) Fire Department, discuss the challenges of sprinkler plan reviewing and how a new training by the National Fire Protection Association addresses the challenges. For more information, visit http://www.nfpa.org/sprinklerplans.