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Founded in 1896, NFPA is a global, nonprofit organization devoted to eliminating death, injury, property and economic loss due to fire, electrical and related hazards. The association delivers information and knowledge through more than 300 consensus codes and standards, research, training, education, outreach and advocacy; and by partnering with others who share an interest in furthering the NFPA mission.

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NFPA joins lawsuit to stop copyright infringement
August 6, 2013 - NFPA, ASTM International, and the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers have filed a lawsuit against Public.Resource.org to stop a massive copyright infringement, to ensure that the development of codes and standards in the United States is done at the highest levels of excellence and to protect public health and safety.

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