Author Index
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  • Reid, Alexander
    A spate of recent fire and smoke incidents in Washington D.C.’s Metro system highlights fire and life safety concerns in subways worldwide.
    7/1/2016
  • Richardson, Lee
    NFPA's staff liaison for NFPA 72®, National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code®, takes a closer look at some of the highlights in the 2010 edition of this important code.
    9/1/2009
  • Robinson, Kathleen
    Harbor Disaster: The 1917 Halifax Explosion.
    11/2/2015
  • Robinson, Kathleen
    The 1903 Iroquois Theatre Fire.
    7/1/2015
  • Robinson, Kathleen
    Iconic Disaster: The 1937 Hindenburg explosion in Lakehurst, New Jersey.
    5/1/2015
  • Robinson, Kathleen
    An Illinois Tragedy: Remembering the 1949 St. Anthony's Hospital fire.
    3/2/2015
  • Robinson, Kathleen
    Remembering the 1974 NYPRO chemical plant explosion in Flixborough, England.
    12/29/2014
  • Robinson, Kathleen
    Remembering the disastrous 1999 Mont Blanc Tunnel fire in the French Alps.
    11/3/2014
  • Robinson, Kathleen
    Remembering a pivotal 1949 Montana wildfire and the smoke jumpers of Mann Gulch
    9/3/2014
  • Robinson, Kathleen
    The spectacle of the 1893 Chicago World's Fair fire.
    7/1/2014
  • Robinson, Kathleen
    A new analysis asks: Would sprinklers have saved the lives of eight teens who died in an amusement park fire in 1984?
    5/2/2014
  • Robinson, Kathleen
    In 1916, the Great War arrived on America’s shores with a vengeance.
    5/2/2014
  • Robinson, Kathleen
    A 1941 theater fire claimed the lives of 13 firefighters and injured 17.
    3/4/2014
  • Robinson, Kathleen
    Smoking material fire damages apartment building.
    1/6/2014
  • Robinson, Kathleen
    New signage commemorates the site of the Cocoanut Grove Fire.
    1/6/2014
  • Robinson, Kathleen
    The 1923 Kanto earthquake was the deadliest in Japan’s history.
    10/31/2013
  • Robinson, Kathleen
    The 1998 explosions and fire on the Piper Alpha oil rig claimed 167 lives.
    9/3/2013
  • Robinson, Kathleen
    In the closing days of WWII, a B-25 bomber slams into the Empire State Building
    7/1/2013
  • Robinson, Kathleen
    Chicago’s LaSalle Hotel Fire
    5/1/2013
  • Robinson, Kathleen
    The days of the ROP and ROC are over. NFPA’s new standards-development process is simpler, faster, and easier to use.
    5/1/2013
  • Robinson, Kathleen
    Death on the River
    3/1/2013
  • Robinson, Kathleen
    On the eve of a new requirement that all U.S. nursing homes be sprinklered, a look back at 50 years of progress and the new challenges that continue to emerge.
    1/1/2013
  • Robinson, Kathleen
    The Happy Land Social Club Fire
    1/1/2013
  • Robinson, Kathleen
    The 1986 Dupont Plaza Hotel fire.
    11/1/2012
  • Robinson, Kathleen
    A 20-year look at the Woburn Nursing Center fire.
    9/1/2012
  • Robinson, Kathleen
    The Hartford circus fire of 1944
    7/1/2012
  • Robinson, Kathleen
    The worst industrial accident in U.S. history.
    5/1/2012
  • Robinson, Kathleen
    The collision of two jumbo jets on the island of Tenerife kills 583 people.
    3/1/2012
  • Robinson, Kathleen
    In the wake of the 1929 Cleveland Clinic fire, stricter standards for storing hazardous materials.
    1/1/2012
  • Robinson, Kathleen
    The road to automatic fire sprinkler systems.
    11/1/2011
  • Robinson, Kathleen
    The 1930 Ohio prison fire.
    9/1/2011
  • Robinson, Kathleen
    The 50th anniversary of the Brentwood-Bel Air Fire.
    9/1/2011
  • Robinson, Kathleen
    The Beverly Hills Supper Club Fire, 1977.
    7/1/2011
  • Robinson, Kathleen
    Boston, November 1872: A ‘Wilderness of Ruins’
    5/1/2011
  • Robinson, Kathleen
    The Pemberton Mill Collapse
    3/1/2011
  • Robinson, Kathleen
    A 1904 steamship fire was the single deadliest single-day disaster in New York until 9/11.
    1/1/2011
  • Robinson, Kathleen
    1987 King's Cross Fire
    11/1/2010
  • Robinson, Kathleen
    The 1937 New London school explosion
    9/1/2010
  • Robinson, Kathleen
    The 1988 North Sea oil rig explosion
    7/1/2010
  • Robinson, Kathleen
    1953 General Motors Plant Fire
    3/1/2010
  • Robinson, Kathleen
    Katie Jane Nursing Home Fire.
    1/1/2010
  • Robinson, Kathleen
    The wooden-shingle menace.
    11/1/2009
  • Robinson, Kathleen
    Fire Prevention Week, 1925
    9/1/2009
  • Robinson, Kathleen
    The murderous fourth.
    7/1/2009
  • Robinson, Kathleen
    Rubbish, Fire Safety, and a Gimlet Eye
    3/1/2009
  • Roman, Jesse
    9/1/2017
  • Roman, Jesse
    9/1/2017
  • Roman, Jesse
    A new landmark study plots strategies to eliminate electric shock drowning.
    9/1/2017
  • Roman, Jesse
    Confusing regulations and a lack of guidance have thus far stymied the widespread use of unmanned aerial systems (UAS) in public safety. But all of that is beginning to change, aided in part by NFPA’s new UAS standard. Are we at the dawn of a new era?
    7/1/2017
  • Roman, Jesse
    7/1/2017
  • Roman, Jesse
    7/1/2017
  • Roman, Jesse
    7/1/2017
  • Roman, Jesse
    Most refrigerators, freezers, and air conditioners could soon be using flammable refrigerants. Are we ready?
    5/1/2017
  • Roman, Jesse
    5/1/2017
  • Roman, Jesse
    As the nation’s fire service acknowledges the toll cancer is taking on its ranks, Boston emerges as a leader trying to better protect its firefighters.
    5/1/2017
  • Roman, Jesse
    Innovative building designs and construction types are appearing around the world with increasing regularity. From tall wooden buildings to tiny houses, each present unique challenges for responders and code officials.
    3/1/2017
  • Roman, Jesse
    Here are four big reasons to attend the 2017 NFPA Conference & Expo in Boston this June.
    3/1/2017
  • Roman, Jesse
    The nation’s fire service is confronting a public health emergency. As opiate-related deaths rise, some are asking if there is a better way of addressing the problem.
    1/3/2017
  • Roman, Jesse
    Thirty years after crafting NFPA 1500, the fire service’s first standard for health and safety, the architects reflect how far their profession has come.
    1/3/2017
  • Roman, Jesse
    1/3/2017
  • Roman, Jesse
    A team of NFPA data scientists, backed by advanced computer systems, is tapping into a trove of fire data with the aim of saving lives and reshaping how fire professionals do their jobs.
    11/1/2016
  • Roman, Jesse
    Discussing NFPA’s new standard on energy storage systems with researcher David Rosewater.
    11/1/2016
  • Roman, Jesse
    11/1/2016
  • Roman, Jesse
    9/1/2016
  • Roman, Jesse
    With the marijuana business booming and poised to spread across the nation, Colorado—the epicenter of the commercial pot industry—offers a host of hard-fought lessons learned.
    9/1/2016
  • Roman, Jesse
    A director at the World Trade Center Health Program discusses cancer and the many illness among 9/11 responders.
    9/1/2016
  • Roman, Jesse
    Fires in off-campus housing have killed scores of students over the years. NFPA and several partners are raising awareness and developing resources to help address the problem.
    9/1/2016
  • Roman, Jesse
    9/1/2016
  • Roman, Jesse
    The keeper of ‘The Secret List’ on firefighter safety, wisdom, and not doing dumb things.
    7/1/2016
  • Roman, Jesse
    7/1/2016
  • Roman, Jesse
    7/1/2016
  • Roman, Jesse
    The booming global festival industry takes on the challenge of life safety.
    7/1/2016
  • Roman, Jesse
    7/1/2016
  • Roman, Jesse
    5/2/2016
  • Roman, Jesse
    As electrical generation and transmission becomes less utility-centric, the NEC keeps pace with a host of new provisions focused on emerging technologies.
    5/2/2016
  • Roman, Jesse
    5/2/2016
  • Roman, Jesse
    Communities and fire departments around the country are using data analytics in imaginative ways to predict a host of risk factors and reduce fires.
    5/2/2016
  • Roman, Jesse
    3/1/2016
  • Roman, Jesse
    3/1/2016
  • Roman, Jesse
    A community-based approach in South Africa to wildfire fighting and mitigation is spreading across the world.
    3/1/2016
  • Roman, Jesse
    3/1/2016
  • Roman, Jesse
    3/1/2016
  • Roman, Jesse
    A groundbreaking study meticulously details the devastating Waldo Canyon Fire.
    3/1/2016
  • Roman, Jesse
    3/1/2016
  • Roman, Jesse
    The boom in natural gas supply, infrastructure, and uses is changing the energy landscape and presenting new considerations for enforcers, regulators, and first responders.
    3/1/2016
  • Roman, Jesse
    3/1/2016
  • Roman, Jesse
    1/4/2016
  • Roman, Jesse
    After a spate of deadly incidents, NFPA hosts a workshop on active shooter preparation and response for civilians.
    1/4/2016
  • Roman, Jesse
    1/4/2016
  • Roman, Jesse
    1/4/2016
  • Roman, Jesse
    As big battery energy storage systems revolutionize power management, enforcers and responders tackle a host of emerging safety questions.
    1/4/2016
  • Roman, Jesse
    NFPA’s new director of data strategy and analytics on how big data can power fire and life-safety initiatives.
    1/4/2016
  • Roman, Jesse
    11/2/2015
  • Roman, Jesse
    With local fire departments taking on more of the wildfire burden, a groundbreaking NFPA study looks to define the challenges departments face and the resources they need to tackle the job.
    11/2/2015
  • Roman, Jesse
    11/2/2015
  • Roman, Jesse
    New research on wildfire spread could produce more reliable models for fire behavior.
    11/2/2015
  • Roman, Jesse
    11/2/2015
  • Roman, Jesse
    An NFPA team visited Bangladesh recently to assess the progress made in improving garment industry worker safety.
    11/2/2015
  • Roman, Jesse
    9/1/2015
  • Roman, Jesse
    9/1/2015
  • Roman, Jesse
    The 1962 (and counting) Centralia coal mine fire.
    9/1/2015
  • Roman, Jesse
    A proposal in Congress calls for colleges to report sprinkler protection in student housing.
    9/1/2015
  • Roman, Jesse
    9/1/2015
  • Roman, Jesse
    9/1/2015
  • Roman, Jesse
    NFPA seeks to strike a better balance between school security and fire safety.
    9/1/2015
  • Roman, Jesse
    7/1/2015
  • Roman, Jesse
    7/1/2015
  • Roman, Jesse
    7/1/2015
  • Roman, Jesse
    Drones, robots, and the coming revolution in unmanned systems—and their potential for responders and emergency managers.
    7/1/2015
  • Roman, Jesse
    7/1/2015
  • Roman, Jesse
    7/1/2015
  • Roman, Jesse
    7/1/2015
  • Roman, Jesse
    New research analyzes information on cell phone use to estimate crowd size.
    7/1/2015
  • Roman, Jesse
    5/1/2015
  • Roman, Jesse
    5/1/2015
  • Roman, Jesse
    5/1/2015
  • Roman, Jesse
    5/1/2015
  • Roman, Jesse
    A new advocacy effort seeks more regulatory consistency of flammable and combustible liquids.
    5/1/2015
  • Roman, Jesse
    5/1/2015
  • Roman, Jesse
    How exactly does NFPA put together the education sessions for annual meeting?
    5/1/2015
  • Roman, Jesse
    Food truck fire safety issues are making their presence felt in communities across the US. The technical committee for NFPA 96 considers a new chapter designed to address those issues.
    5/1/2015
  • Roman, Jesse
    5/1/2015
  • Roman, Jesse
    3/2/2015
  • Roman, Jesse
    3/2/2015
  • Roman, Jesse
    3/2/2015
  • Roman, Jesse
    3/2/2015
  • Roman, Jesse
    3/2/2015
  • Roman, Jesse
    3/2/2015
  • Roman, Jesse
    3/2/2015
  • Roman, Jesse
    3/2/2015
  • Roman, Jesse
    3/2/2015
  • Roman, Jesse
    Boston's snow-induced public transportation woes offer a textboiok example of the need for infrastructure resilience
    3/2/2015
  • Roman, Jesse
    A big picture look at one of the most compelling concepts in safety and emergency preparation, and the role NFPA codes and standards can play in making resilience happen.
    3/2/2015
  • Roman, Jesse
    A conversation with William Haskell, a NIOSH personal protective equipment expert and NFPA technical committee member, on the PPE lessons learned following the recent Ebola outbreak.
    12/29/2014
  • Roman, Jesse
    12/29/2014
  • Roman, Jesse
    As modern furnishings and construction methods lead to more aggressive fires, new research is leading the fire service to reexamine fundamental practices for fighting residential fires.
    12/29/2014
  • Roman, Jesse
    12/29/2014
  • Roman, Jesse
    12/29/2014
  • Roman, Jesse
    A scourge of fires at residential complexes under construction highlights the need for safe work practices.
    12/29/2014
  • Roman, Jesse
    11/5/2014
  • Roman, Jesse
    11/4/2014
  • Roman, Jesse
    How can the fire service is use big data and technology to help it save lives, reduce property loss, and protect firefighters? In New York, the era of “smart firefighting” is already here.
    11/3/2014
  • Roman, Jesse
    11/3/2014
  • Roman, Jesse
    11/3/2014
  • Roman, Jesse
    10/31/2014
  • Roman, Jesse
    10/31/2014
  • Roman, Jesse
    10/31/2014
  • Roman, Jesse
    Fire chiefs urge agency coordination to combat to use of fire as a weapon by terrorists.
    10/31/2014
  • Roman, Jesse
    California State Fire Marshal talks about her state’s residential sprinkler requirements.
    10/30/2014
  • Roman, Jesse
    Recent report finds sprinklers present in only 12 percent of fires involving religious properties.
    9/5/2014
  • Roman, Jesse
    Even as the codes don’t regard mist as effective as traditional sprinkler systems in controlling or suppressing fires, alternative applications are growing
    9/5/2014
  • Roman, Jesse
    New York City’s iconic cathedral was a fire disaster waiting to happen. The solution? St. Patrick’s officials decided to build one of the most unique water mist systems in the country.
    9/4/2014
  • Roman, Jesse
    Wildland Fire in Chiliwist Valley sees community come together with Firewise program
    9/4/2014
  • Roman, Jesse
    Foundation Honors Papers With Mengel and Carey Awards
    9/4/2014
  • Roman, Jesse
    NEC Challenge Returns to Test Electrical Knowledge
    9/4/2014
  • Roman, Jesse
    NFPA has received a $747,000 FEMA Assistance to Firefighters – Fire Prevention and Safety Grant to enhance its Electric Vehicle (EV) Safety Training Program.
    9/4/2014
  • Roman, Jesse
    Texas fire marshal honored for leadership following West explosion.
    9/4/2014
  • Roman, Jesse
    Lawmakers in both New York and Minnesota adopted legislation recently that should boost the use of sprinkler fire suppression systems in both states.
    9/4/2014
  • Roman, Jesse
    NFPA, along with the engineering firm Hughes Associates, announced the creation of the DiNenno Prize in June.
    9/4/2014
  • Roman, Jesse
    Upcoming FPW focuses on working smoke alarms. Plus, Sparky app wins Parents’ Choice kudos
    9/4/2014
  • Roman, Jesse
    Building an embassy: A conversation about the fire and life safety challenges in U.S. buildings around the world
    9/3/2014
  • Roman, Jesse
    Data Driven: New research explores fire detection in high-air-flow environments, such as expensive data centers.
    9/3/2014
  • Russell, Lawrence
    How NFPA-certificated marine chemists make sure that work done in shipyards and aboard vessels is conducted safely.
    3/1/2013