NFPA Comment / Vision

Under construction, at risk: NFPA 241 is critical to protecting vulnerable construction sites

On April 29, 2020, 38 people died when a fire tore through a four-story warehouse…

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Universal fire safety problems need a globalized response

There’s nothing like watching a room flash over to make you realize how quickly a…

Recent fire in Bangladesh reminds us: Put safety first

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) was saddened to learn of the recent tragic fire…

Learning from assembly occupancy tragedies

On December 4, 2009, partygoers packed the Lame Horse, a nightclub in the Russian city…

What role do you play in the NFPA fire safety ecosystem?

Global perspective and purview The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has been working with global…

Doubling down

How NFPA is boosting its efforts to address fire and life safety threats worldwide. Not…

Determined Cause

Across the globe, fire investigations are still more intuition than science. But that’s changing. Fire…

Safety, Defined – Creating a training program for life safety professionals around the world.

The quote was blunt: “This incident should not have happened in our country in the…

Getting out

Tragedies in Portugal and elsewhere demonstrate the complexity and necessity of wildfire evacuation plans. After…

A matter of will

After a string of recent tragedies, is the world finally ready to do what’s needed…

The safety priority

How can we address the most pressing issues of international fire safety? As you’re no…

Global Stewards

Eliminating a greenhouse gas threat means dealing with potentially hazardous alternatives. In October, the gavel…

Security balance – Why security safety in public places needs to be synonymous with life safety

Brussels, Paris, Orlando, and Istanbul are all beautiful cities, centers of commerce, and cultural hubs.…

Brave New Hazards – As new technologies address the world’s problems, they can also raise safety issues

Every day, as engineers and researchers address fire protection challenges, our world often unwittingly creates…

Big data, global data – Why it’s critical to evaluate fire data from around the world
Big data, global data – Why it’s critical to evaluate fire data from around the world

Without accurate fire data, governments and safety advocates are unable to justify the need for…

The NFPA view on global fire and life safety issues
The NFPA view on global fire and life safety issues

When Jim Pauley, NFPA’s president, unveiled the organization’s new vision and mission at the annual…

Loss Ledger – A deeper look at the cost of fire and fire protection

As part of NFPA’s new strategic development, the organization has created a new vision statement:…

New Vision, New Mission – But the Goal Remains the Same: Saving Lives and Reducing Loss
New Vision, New Mission – But the Goal Remains the Same: Saving Lives and Reducing Loss

As many of you are aware, we just finished our Conference and Expo in Chicago.…

Teaming Up – A Collective Approach to the Global Fire Problem
Teaming Up – A Collective Approach to the Global Fire Problem

I recently returned from a trip to Hong Kong, where I had an opportunity to…

Measured + Managed - Applying data to the multi-faceted global fire problem
Measured + Managed – Applying data to the multi-faceted global fire problem

‘If we have data, let’s look at the data. If all we have is opinions,…

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