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The National Fire Protection Association is a global self-funded nonprofit organization devoted to eliminating death, injury, property and economic loss due to fire, electrical and related hazards. The NFPA delivers information and knowledge through more than 300 consensus codes and standards, research, training, education, outreach and advocacy. The FireRescue1 NFPA topic includes articles and exclusive columns and videos about NFPA certification, standards and updates you need to know.

The event will take place during the International Association of Fire Chiefs Community Risk Reduction Leader Conference
While there may be fire engines and a firehouse, sometimes we are just fooling the public – and ourselves
In support of the NFPA mission, NFPA Global Solutions is a fully-owned NFPA corporation that will offer compliance solutions, digital products, and advisory services that extend beyond the traditional products and services offered by NFPA
Jeannette firefighters had to rely on tankers to fight a fire that claimed four children and an adult
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The Firefighters Association of the State of New York president said the safety-focused changes will “dramatically change the face of the fire service”
The campaign emphasizes the importance of training by reinforcing proper strategies and tactics with a focus on the fundamentals
Code Red Fire boots are constructed to meet NFPA certification
The issue of age isn’t a simple problem to solve, particularly in the volunteer fire service that’s struggling for members
From the specifications for soft goods to ratings for electronics in explosive environments, the upcoming consolidation of standards will offer greater protection for firefighters
Dr. Lori Moore-Merrell and other leaders will travel to Detroit, Chicago and Columbus, Ohio, to draw public attention to winter fire safety measures
Take these prevention measures to lower the chance of your holiday centerpiece going up in flames, and find out what to do if that does happen
Overcoming complexities and learning how firefighters can impact PPE requirements
What you need to know to prepare for the likely changes ahead
Position papers on neuroprotective CPR and pre-hospital transfusion of blood products were previously endorsed at the annual NFPA Urban Fire Forum
Speedlays provide quick deployment of attack lines to the fire, which is what we need as the fire grows faster and faster on today’s modern fireground
Connect with RAs to help share kitchen safety tips, provide fire extinguisher training, and underscore proper use of small appliances
Use data to focus your cooking safety messaging on the issues and areas that need it most
The fire service must walk the walk in our support of residential sprinklers
A preview of what is likely to come to fruition in the next editions of NFPA 1971 for turnout gear and NFPA 1981 for SCBA
Five position papers – focused on climate change, blood transfusions, reproductive health, mental health and CPR – were endorsed at the annual NFPA Urban Fire Forum
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It’s time to put these issues to rest once and for all – and start doing the right thing
Legislation and lawsuits grow as the effort to avoid cancer and PFAS-infused materials continues
Andrea Vastis from the NFPA offers simple fire prevention messages to help fire departments plan for the big event
The next edition of NFPA 1851 may give detergent or cleaning agent suppliers a means to legitimately claim compliance with the standard
The leaders of eight industry organizations gathered on stage in Kansas City to share their cooperative vision for the future of the fire service
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Despite the frequency and severity of head injuries, little guidance exists for examining potential neurologic deficits throughout a firefighter’s career