Proposed changes to the Life Safety and Fire Codes; The "Great Boston Molasses Flood"; SCB and OSHA join NFPA to shape dust hazard safety codes; Walking Boston's fire trail.
A walking tour of notable Boston fires and disasters.
A toothsome assortment of education session highlights at this year’s NFPA Conference & Expo promises something for every taste.
CSB and OSHA join forces to further shape NFPA’s industrial dust hazard safety codes.
An overview of proposed changes to upcoming versions of the Life Safety Code and Fire Code.
The bizarre tale of a deadly wave of molasses that decimated a Boston neighborhood and spurred nationwide construction safeguards.
State of independence.
Chemical Safety Board Chair Rafael Moure-Eraso and investigator Donald Holmstrom on how the CSB and NFPA are working together to address gas-release practices in industrial settings.
In Pennsylvania, a family’s fire tragedy and a legislative challenge to residential sprinkler provisions.
Torch starts roof fire at lumber and hardware store.
Boston, November 1872: A ‘Wilderness of Ruins’
The economic environment was fairly challenging in the first half of 2010 but did improve somewhat later in the year.
Bidding adieu to the 2* hazard/risk designation.
The ongoing research effort behind the codes and standards process.
How fire departments can work with sprinkler systems to ensure firefighter safety.
Learning from an unwanted alarm summit three decades ago.
Sprinkler protection of ductwork with combustible contents
Safe use of flammable liquids outside of storage.
How can safety professionals best reach immigrant communities?