Telgian’s Russell Leavitt elected National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Chair
At the recent National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) annual conference, Russell B. Leavitt, Executive Chairman of Telgian Holdings, Inc. assumed the role of NFPA Chair of the Board, a position he will hold for two calendar years. NFPA is a…
Institution of Fire Engineers approves NFPA CFPS credential as key component for IFE membership application
The Membership Application Assessment Panel (MAAP) of the Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE) has determined that the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Certified Fire Protection Specialist (CFPS) credential will now be recognized as a major component for IFE membership. The…
NFPA releases new energy storage system fact sheet as Biden Administration set to lead a clean-energy revolution
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has released a new energy storage systems (ESS) safety fact sheet as President-elect Joe Biden, a strong clean-energy proponent, is set to take office on Wednesday, 20 January. The 46th president and his Administration…
NFPA urges added caution when using home heating equipment, the leading cause of US home fires between December and February
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is urging the public to use added caution when heating their homes this winter. Home heating equipment is the leading cause of US home fires during the months of December, January and February, when…
NFPA announces new, local representation to further safety and enforcement advancements in the Middle East and North Africa region

 The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) will have a local representative who will oversee the overall regional planning, direction, coordination and support of international development functions in the Middle East and North Africa. Anas Alzaid, an electrical engineering consultant with more than…

Fire Service College approved to deliver NFPA accredited training outside of UK

The Fire Service College (FSC) – the Home of Firefighter Development, has become the first centre outside of North America to achieve Pro Board approval to deliver training in overseas territories to National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Standards. The NFPA…

Home oxygen fires claim a life every four days, new study reveals A third of incidents involve a cylinder explosion, putting the public and emergency services at risk

Home oxygen fires claim a life every four days in the US, new data has revealed. The analysis, which is the first of its kind, found that the likely annual death toll is higher than previous estimates by the National…

Russell Leavitt honored with a Special Achievement Award

Telgian Executive Chairman’s significant contributions recognized by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Russell B. Leavitt, Executive Chairman of Telgian Holdings, Inc., a worldwide provider of comprehensive fire, security, life safety consulting and engineering/design services, was recently recognized with a Special Achievement Award…

“Project Holiday” works to educate the public about potential fire risks during holiday season

Festive celebrations, flickering lights and winter greens are hallmarks of the holiday season, but they also present fire risks that can quickly turn this celebratory time of year into a devastating one. To help everyone safely enjoy the holiday season,…

SFRS Officer appointed to NFPA board

A Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) officer has been appointed as the only European Director of an international organisation dedicated to eliminating deaths, injuries and losses through fire. Founded in 1896, the US-based National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is…

Kitchen Fire Safety is on the Menu

Growth in the restaurant and fast food sector continues apace. But commercial ambitions can be easily devastated by a fire, making fit-for-purpose suppression systems in the kitchen vital to business resilience, and of course, public safety. Despite five years of…

New US Report on Data Centre Smoke Detection

The Fire Protection Research Foundation, an affiliate of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has announced the release of a new report, “Validation of Modelling Tools for Detection Design in High Air Flow Environments” following a project in partnership with…

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