Fire Safety


News & Articles

  • Celebrating Safely for the Fourth of July

    Fireworks can be dangerous, and there are many risks to keep in mind when using them.

  • Hot Tips for Summer Safety

    Summer is well under way in North America, and with the sun and fun comes a number of safety concerns to keep in mind.

  • FDNY Chief of Fire Prevention Mourned

    Ronald R. Spadafora, 63, died as a result of a World Trade Center-related cancer and became the 178th member of the FDNY to die of WTC-related illnesses, Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro announced.

  • NC Fire Marshal Organizes Statewide Smoke Alarm Canvass

    "While the Office of State Fire Marshal has conducted many smoke alarm canvasses, we have never canvassed the entire state in one day with free smoke alarm installations," said Causey. "We want to educate as many people as possible and more importantly, provide them with smoke alarms and the resources they need to take extra precautions from home fires."

  • NFPA Moving CO Alarm Requirements into Fire Alarm Code

    NFPA task groups and technical committees have worked during the past three years to integrate the requirements of NFPA 720 into NFPA 72. NFPA's goal is to provide smoke alarm and carbon monoxide alarm requirements in a single, comprehensive document.

  • California Utility Takes $2.5B Charge for Wildfires

    "Years of drought, extreme heat, and 129 million dead trees have created a 'new normal' for our state that requires comprehensive new solutions," PG&E Corporation CEO and President Geisha Williams said.


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.