May 21, 2014 – The newest edition of the NFPA Journal®, the official magazine for the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), provides comprehensive coverage of the upcoming 2014 Conference & Expo in Las Vegas, including an A-Z list of Expo exhibitors and an overview of presentation topics showcased during the Expo.
Also featured in this issue:
- Vegas’ New High Roller – An up close and personal look at how the fire and life safety challenges surrounding the Strip’s newest attraction were addressed by designers and fire officials.
- The Hydrogen Connection – An- inside look at the array of emerging applications for hydrogen and how NFPA 2 (the hydrogen technologies code) is addressing hydrogen safety issues.
- Trouble in Mind – Several efforts are underway that will address the growing concerns over the prevalence of mental health problems, including depression and PTSD, in the fire service industry.
- The Haunted Castle Fire – A new investigation speculates on the role fire sprinklers could have served in saving the lives of the eight teens who were killed in an amusement park fire in 1984.
- Integration Nation – A look at NFPA’s newest standard, NFPA 4, Integrated Fire Protection and Life Safety System Testing, which brings enforceable protocols to integrated system testing in a range of buildings.
Read the latest digital version of the May/June 2014 NFPA Journal with hyperlinked content from the print version. The new NFPA Journal mobile app is now available through the Apple App Store.
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