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National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)

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. All NFPA codes and standards can be viewed online for free. The FireRescue1 NFPA topic includes articles and exclusive columns and videos about NFPA certification, standards and updates you need to know.

The mission of the international nonprofit NFPA is to reduce the worldwide burden of fire and other hazards on the quality of life by providing and advocating consensus codes and standards, research, training and education.
Overcoming complexities and learning how firefighters can impact PPE requirements
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
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