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FEATURESOperation Fire Safety
A new FDA initiative teaches health care professionals the causes of operating room fires and highlights safety procedures that match provisions in NFPA 99 and NFPA 101.
Fred Durso, Jr.
Proponents of safer heliports call for stronger regulations designed to ensure heliport safety, and the 2011 edition of NFPA 418, Heliports, gives them a new tool for proactive regulatory authority.
Deficiencies + Eqivalencies
Common design, maintenance, and operational deficiencies of health care occupancies and provisions in newer editions of the Life Safety Code can help you comply with CMS and TJC requirements.
William Koffel and Jennifer Frecker
NEWS + ANALYSISResearch + Analysis Summaries
Home fires involving heating equipment.
In A Flash
For fire officials, concern and frustration over the Occupy sites — and relief in the wake of widespread evictions.
Woman, two children die in home fire
Conference + Expo Preview
Time again to plan your trip to the annual NFPA Conference & Expo—and this year it’s back in fabulous Las Vegas.
Membership: The Sections
Be in the spotlight, share your expertise, and contribute to NFPA Journal's exclusive "Section Forum"
Spotlight: Security and Detection Systems
In the wake of the 1929 Cleveland Clinic fire, stricter standards for storing hazardous materials.
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