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ONLINE EXCLUSIVE - Identifying and preventing water supply and sprinkler system impairments
In the NFPA’s study, U.S. Experience with Sprinklers and Other Fire Extinguishing Equipment, 65 percent of the system failures were due to the system being shut off, 16 percent were due to manual intervention in the operation of the system, and 11 percent were due to a lack of maintenance.
ONLINE EXCLUSIVE - NFPA 150: Animal housing facilities
Traditional building and fire codes provide for broadly applied concepts to the facilities, but lack any specificity with regard to the unique nature of the Animal inhabitants.
Timothy A. Hawthorne and Hossein Davoodi
New generation of grease ducts
Grease duct fires may have met their match in the factory-built, no-weld grease duct with an integral fire-rated chase.
Vital records protection with NFPA 1600
Is there a need to expand NFPA 1600 to address vital records protection?
Firefighter fatality incidents
An in-depth look at some of 2005's fatalities.
Rita F. Fahy & Paul R. LeBlanc
U.S. firefighter deaths related to training, 1996 – 2005
Training is a vital part of fire department operations, but it too often results in unnecessary deaths and injuries.
Reaching out, reaching more
Unlike typical Risk Watch® lessons, this one was not held at a school, but at an emergency shelter for women and their children.
The heart of most businesses is information technology. NFPA 75 provides guidance for fire protection and business continuity.
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