Despite numerous requests by authorities having jurisdiction (AHJs), NFPA’s entrance into the security systems arena was delayed since the early 1990s. Today, however, NFPA is poised to take a strong role with the development of a consensus-based standard and a guide to premises security that are up for adoption in June.
Wayne D. Moore, P.E., FSFPE
Waiting for Arson Data: An NFPA Journal online exclusive
NFPA members eager to access findings from ATF’s Fire Research Laboratory.
Dust to Dust: An NFPA Journal online exclusive
Federal board urges North Carolina make NFPA 654 mandatory after fatal plant explosion.
On the Rise
Chicago adopts high-rise ordinance and amends installation standards to reduce costs.
Carl F. Baldassarra, P.E.
NFPA 1600: National Preparedness Standard
NFPA 1600 gives businesses and other organizations a foundation document to protect their employees and customers in the event of a terrorist attack.
Donald L. Schmidt
Gimme an F! Gimme a P! What’s That Stand For? Fire Protection!
The University of Utah, like many other campuses, has a fire prevention program that consists of prevention, preparedness, response, and recovery.
Seismic protection is spreading across the country and the way it's being done is changing.
Roland J. Huggins, P.E.