NFPA Journal July / August 2010 Issue
July / August 2010 NFPA + Disabilities: Where We've Been, Where We Are, Where We're Going

NFPA + disabilities; Designing smoke control at Dulles International Airport; 2009 Firefighter Fatality report; Crowd-control training programs.


2009 Firefighter Fatalities Incidents

A selection of fatality incidents taken from the full report.

2009 Firefighter Fatality Report

Last year’s 82 deaths was the lowest total since 1993.

Crowd Control Training

An overview of crowd-manager training programs, and the different approaches they take to content and delivery.

East and West

Designing smoke control for two new AeroTrain stations at Washington Dulles International Airport.

NFPA and Disabilities

A look at some of the many efforts NFPA has undertaken to address the needs of people with disabilities.


First Word

Meeting the demands of our day


Jason Averill of the National Institute of Standards and Technology talks about the landmark study linking firefighter crew size with fireground performance.


In A Flash

The news from Las Vegas


Church damaged by fire

Looking Back

The 1988 North Sea oil rig explosion


The 70E Connection

Know what you’re getting into to protect against arc flash hazard.


Making the connection between firefighter safety research and the NEC.

Structural Ops

The critical role of the rapid intervention crew.


The contractor’s role in complying with intelligibility and audibility requirements.

Heads Up

A primer on how NFPA's sprinkler standard hooked up with an 'unlucky" number.

In Compliance

Emergency plans — when are they required, and what should they include?


A fire educator’s daycare adventure + a heads up on Fire Prevention Week.