NFPA Journal July / August 2004 cover
July / August 2004

Shipboard Inspections, Ford Power Plant Explosion, Smoke Detectors on Boats.


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Contents


FEATURES

Power Loss
The 1999 Ford power plant explosion: A study of problems encountered during large-loss fire investigations.
Kim Mniszewski, Hal Lyson, and Crispin Hales

Smoke Detectors on Boats
Smoke detectors are now required aboard pleasure boats with sleeping quarters.
John McDevitt


COLUMNS AND DEPARTMENTS


Buzzwords
Designing seaport fire detection and notification
Wayne D. Moore, P.E., FSFPE
In Compliance
Code compliance begins with understanding
Chip Carson
Extra
2003 NFPA Treasurer's Report
Paul Fitzgerald
Ins and Outs
NFPA strengthens its maritime partnerships
Jenna Padula
Fire Watch
Tour bus fire injures two passengers
Ken Tremblay
On the Agenda
Begin your professional development planning
Erik Holden
First Word
Standards that match the seriousness of the threat
James M. Shannon, President
Outreach
Life-safety messages linked to FIRE Act funding
Judy Comoletti
Heads Up
Sprinkler protection for swimming pool chemicals
Russ Fleming
Structural Ops
Safety begins with training, pre-incident planning
Russ Sanders & Ben Klaene