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  • Fire Protection Research Foundation will host a free webinar on “Long COVID: A Unique Fire Service Perspective” December 5, 2022
    The Fire Protection Research Foundation will be hosting its final webinar of its 2022 Annual Webinar Series on Thursday, December 8 on “Long COVID: A Unique Fire Service Perspective”. The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on the national fire service, fire departments, and individual firefighters. While a huge number of individuals have experienced COVID-19 and […]
  • Attention students and faculty advisors: Fire Protection Research Foundation student projects are now available December 5, 2022
    The Fire Protection Research Foundation (FPRF) has an ongoing Student Project Initiative, with a goal to provide students an opportunity to work on projects that address timely issues of the fire protection and safety community. This is an announcement about FPRF’s available student projects for 2022. If there is a student (or a group of […]
  • Electrical Room Basics, Part 1 November 30, 2022
    This is the first in a series of blogs on electrical rooms Frequently, people associate an electrical room with Article 110 of the National Electrical Code® (NEC®).  More specifically, they associate it with section 110.26. But is that accurate? The answer would be kind of. Section 110.26 deals with what it calls working space about […]
  • Don’t Miss Out. Register by December 24 to Become an NFPA Member and Vote at the 2023 Technical Meeting. November 29, 2022
    The deadline for becoming an NFPA® member and have voting privileges during the 2023 NFPA Technical Meeting (a.k.a. Tech Session) is Saturday, December 24. While all NFPA stakeholders are encouraged to share their voices during the public comment/input/debate phases of the standards development process, voting privileges are exclusively reserved for those who have become NFPA […]
  • Fire Safety for Electric Vehicles and Other Modern Vehicles in Parking Structures November 28, 2022
    In spite of the global supply chain issues and loss of vehicles in the Felicity Ace cargo ship fire, the sales of electric vehicles (EVs) has been on the move, hitting 6.6 million in 2021, which is more than triple their market share from two years earlier. While this might be good news for our […]