2009 World Safety Conference & Exposition: code updates, revisions to NFPA 72, education sessions, a preview of the Fermilab tour, and the creation of the Hazardous Material Code.
Welcome to our coverage of the 2009 NFPA Conference & Expo: 60 pages of features, previews, code analysis, exhibitor information, and conference tips, all designed to help you get the most out of the experience.
Places to see, people to meet, notes to scribble, and knowledge to own.
Visit a place that not only pushes the boundaries of physics, but also the boundaries of fire protection.
Looking for one-stop hazmat fire proection for the most volatile of materials? Look no further.
Discover NFPA’s newest debutante: NFPA 3, Commissioning and Integration Testing of Fire Protection and Life Safety Systems.
The code gets an important revision and a new name: National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code.
What codes are NFPA’s members buzzing about? Our technical experts offer quick summaries of documents under consideration in this revision cycle.
Home to this year’s annual conference, the facility was also the site of a memorable Chicago fire.
A call to join the sprinkler fight
Apartment kitchen fire kills one
111 years of NFPA & Chicago
2008 revenue report
Tips for how to keep the lights on
Can green energy be safe energy?
Why you need to know a building’s intended use
Intelligible alarms, and new challenges for fire inspectors
Improving on 95% reliability for sprinklers
Smoke dampers, story counting, and more
How communities are battling arson