Standing in the middle of the bridge across the 248-foot-wide (76-meter-wide) center of the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, the Smithsonian Museum's new Air and Space Museum, makes one think of the awe with which the biblical Jonah must have viewed his cavernous surroundings after he was swallowed by the whale.
A Long Road Back
Stacy Miller of Douglassville, Pennsylvania, was a 22-year-old nurse when a 9-inch (23-centimeter) mortar shell exploded in her face during a fireworks display at a picnic, blinding her for life. The rehabilitation that followed tells only part of the story of how quickly destructive fireworks in consumers' hands can turn a vibrant life upside down.
LNG Facilities Must Comply with 2001 Edition of NFPA 59A
Online Exclusive The Office of Pipeline Safety, part of the Research and Special Programs Administration (RSPA) of the Department of Transportation, has published a final rule requiring all U.S. Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) facilities to comply with the design and fire protection requirements of the 2001 edition of NFPA 59A.
NFPA provides a bridge between fire protection requirements for telecommunications facilities.
Ralph E. Transue, P.E.
Four communities prepare for Fire Prevention Week, and get the word out about an essential safety lesson.
Jennifer C. Berkshire
The 9/11 Commission and NFPA 1600
NFPA's business continuity standard sets criteria for preparedness and recovery.
Clean Agent Extinguishing Systems
The rules for safe human exposure are reflected in NFPA standards.
Jeffrey L. Harrington, P.E.