Widget Image
Widget Image

Tragedies in Portugal and elsewhere demonstrate the complexity and necessity of wildfire evacuation plans. After the devastating wildfires that killed more than 60 people in Portugal last June, The New York Times ran a series of haunting photos, including images of the charred remains of vehicles

After a string of recent tragedies, is the world finally ready to do what’s needed to protect people? The world knows a lot about fire; we know how to prevent it and how to keep people from dying from it. But as the string of recent

How can we address the most pressing issues of international fire safety? As you’re no doubt aware, 36 people died in Oakland in December when a fire broke out in a warehouse, known as the Ghost Ship, that was being used illegally as a residence and

Eliminating a greenhouse gas threat means dealing with potentially hazardous alternatives. In October, the gavel fell on a landmark climate change agreement, reached in Kigali, Rwanda, to phase out a specific family of manmade chemicals used in air-conditioners and refrigerators. While eliminating these chemicals, called hydrofluorocarbons,

For the past 18 months, I have had the opportunity to travel the world as NFPA’s global ambassador. I have presented at conferences, visited fire academies and firehouses, met with other standards developers, engaged with NFPA’s international chapter members, and shared ideas with fire safety

Online submission makes it easier to connect and provide support to the NFPA’s international members and enforcing authorities. NFPA’s technical questions service – commonly referred to as “advisory services” – provides access to NFPA technical staff for association members and enforcement groups referred to as authorities

Meeting the needs of our international members and volunteers Every year, thousands of fire, electrical and building safety professionals from the United States and around the world come together for the National Fire Protection Association’s (NFPA) annual Conference and Expo (C & E). This year, C

As the marketplace for industrial products and systems becomes increasingly global, corporations are seeking strategic solutions for storage and retrieval of these commodities. Innovative automated systems are enabling unique warehouse configurations – storage heights above fifty metres are not uncommon. Sophisticated storage and distribution centres

Subscribe to International Fire Protection today for FREE!

Choose a Printed or Digital subscription to have full access to our website content.

Subscribe here for FREE

To dismiss this message please login here