Three out of five households own a gas grill, which translates to a lot of tasty meals. But it also means there’s an increased risk of home fires.
Follow these simple tips to keep your family safe this summer.
Video demonstrates a simple test on how to check for leaks in your gas grill.
A different set of fire risks exist when using portable charcoal grills.
In 2016, 69 firefighters died while on duty in the United States. The largest share of deaths occurred while responding to and returning from alarms.
A detailed look at firefighter deaths nationwide in 2016.
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The Grenfell Tower fire in London is a horrendous tragedy," says NFPA President Jim Pauley. "In combination with other recent events, some emerging trends could set fire safety back for decades."
NFPA begins development on a fire risk assessment tool for high-rise buildings to assist local authorities with fire safety in their communities.
The tragic fire at a London apartment building underscores the unique challenges of fire safety in high-rise buildings.
NFPA research report creates the technical basis for fire mitigation strategies for fires involving exterior wall systems with combustible components.
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Don't let summer fun turn to tragedy. Electric shock drownings are a hidden danger in swimming pools, hot tubs and spas, and around boats, marinas, and launch ramps.
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Why the latest NEC® includes requirements for receptacles in meeting rooms.
Injuries involving electrical outlets sent more than 5,000 people to the hospital in 2015.
NEC® Online puts three widely adopted editions of the National Electrical Code® at your fingertips - from any device!
New NEC Navigator™ Online Training lays the groundwork for efficient application of the National Electrical Code®.
The 2017 campaign emphasizes the potentially life-saving importance of having a home escape plan.
Key lessons from the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board investigations of hot work incidents.
NFPA report addresses structure fires started by welding torches, soldering equipment, and other hot work.
NFPA's Hot Work Safety Certificate 1-Day Program provides in-person training to manage hot work activities safely and effectively
Chemical Safety Board offers seven key lessons to prevent worker deaths during hot work in and around tanks
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