In this issue we bring you complete coverage of the upcoming NFPA C+E in Las Vegas, from timely codes and standards topics to an A–Z listing of expo exhibitors.
Fire + life safety — including technical rescue — on the world’s tallest observation wheel.
A look at the array of emerging applications for hydrogen and how NFPA 2 is addressing hydrogen safety issues.
A primer on NFPA 4, the new standard for integrated fire protection and life safety system testing.
A look at the growing awareness in the fire service of behavioral health problems including depression and PTSD, and what’s being done to address them.
A new analysis asks: Would sprinklers have saved the lives of eight teens who died in an amusement park fire in 1984?
Why you should know and use the most recent edition of the code.
Commodity classification and the right sprinkler system.
A primer on NFPA’s technical questions service.
Assessing risk and determining PPE use.
Think you’re too big for national standards? Think again.
SUPDET and the code/research partnership.
Smoke alarms past, present and future
The importance of addressing land use issues sooner rather than later.
Jim Shannon signs off as president of NFPA.
A close-up look at an effort designed to improve workplace safety in Bangladesh’s garment factories.
The CSB weighs in on the West, Texas disaster; the ABCs of IBC safety; and more.
Fire incidents from across the country.
In 1916, the Great War arrived on America’s shores with a vengeance.
NFPA remains in a very sound financial position.