2009 news releases

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  • 12/16/2009 NFPA announces redesign of Sparky the Fire Dog Web site
  • 12/14/2009 Fire risk typically increases in US around winter holidays
  • 12/07/2009 OSHA announces development of a combustible dust standard
  • 11/20/2009 NFPA 1600 and 14 NFPA first responder codes and standards receive DHS designation
  • 11/16/2009 Thanksgiving is top day for cooking fires
  • 11/16/2009 NFPA launches new Web pages to streamline access to technical document information
  • 11/12/2009 A wildland fire tops the list of largest loss fires for the fifth time in 10 years
  • 11/06/2009 NFPA endorses USFA campaign urging residents to install smoke alarms and sprinklers
  • 11/06/2009 NFPA announces 2009 Firewise Leadership Awards honoring local efforts to reduce wildfire loss
  • 11/02/2009 NFPA commends ICC sprinkler vote
  • 10/28/2009 DHS announces intent to adopt NFPA 1600 for the Voluntary Private Sector Preparedness
  • 10/22/2009 New study shows ease of integrating home fire sprinklers with local water supply systems
  • 10/13/2009 NFPA and Johns Hopkins to study how best to teach children about fire safety
  • 10/07/2009 New report shows benefits of home fire sprinkler ordinance in Prince Georges County
  • 09/22/2009 NFPA announces free online game to help children learn important fire facts
  • 09/14/2009 Fires caused more than 15 5 billion in direct property loss in 2008
  • 09/11/2009 Forty percent of all home fire deaths resulted from fires in homes with no smoke alarms
  • 07/23/2009 NFPA and DRI International partner to offer auditor certifications
  • 07/15/2009 New report finds sprinkler ordinances dont hurt housing construction or prices
  • 07/15/2009 NFPA 1600 available through iPhone application
  • 07/09/2009 NFPAs Russ Sanders honored with Lifetime Achievement Award by Metro Fire Chiefs Association
  • 07/06/2009 NFPA awards scholarships to fire safety students
  • 07/01/2009 National health and safety advocates warn against consumer fireworks
  • 06/30/2009 Latest issue of NFPA Journal is available June
  • 06/10/2009 Special Achievements and Committee Service honored by NFPA
  • 06/10/2009 National fire experts make the case for greater fire protection
  • 06/08/2009 NFPA reappoints officers and elects new members to the board of directors
  • 06/08/2009 NFPA announces the recipients of the Distinguished Service Award
  • 06/08/2009 NFPA announces the 2009 Fire and Life Safety Educator of the Year
  • 06/08/2009 NFPA recognizes individuals for accomplishments in fire and life safety with awards presented
  • 06/04/2009 Health and safety advocates advise against consumer fireworks
  • 06/01/2009 Majority of firefighter injuries at fire scene occur when battling home fires
  • 05/26/2009 Local national fire experts show need for home fire sprinklers
  • 05/11/2009 NFPA releases new report on vacant building fires
  • 05/11/2009 Latest issue of NFPA Journal is available May
  • 05/04/2009 National fire service speaks out against anti-sprinkler bills
  • 05/01/2009 Electrical fire major cause of home fires
  • 04/30/2009 NFPA stresses cooking safety at the grill
  • 04/23/2009 Fire Protection Research Foundation names new trustees
  • 04/23/2009 NFPA now selling codes and standards editions prior to 1997 online
  • 04/14/2009 NFPA co sponsors Harvard University program fellowship for eight fire officers
  • 04/09/2009 Fire service leaders help to stop anti fire safety legislation
  • 03/25/2009 NFPA announces dedication of NFPA 70E Handbook
  • 03/25/2009 National Fire Protection Association awarded prestigious grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services
  • 03/23/2009 Fire Technology appoints new members to Editorial Board and new Associate Editor
  • 03/19/2009 Anti sprinkler bill defeated in Illinois
  • 03/11/2009 Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service awarded Jensen Grant
  • 02/26/2009 Dominos partners with the NFPA to deliver fire safety message
  • 02/17/2009 NFPA releases new report on home structure fires
  • 02/13/2009 NFPA Board of Directors appoints new member to Standards Council
  • 02/12/2009 Fire Protection Research Foundation names award recipients
  • 01/28/2009 NFPA launches new initiative to help Bring Safety Home with fire sprinklers
  • 01/26/2009 Exposing an invisible killer - The dangers of carbon monoxide
  • 01/23/2009 Nearly 3 in 4 people killed in home heating fires used space heaters
  • 01/22/2009 Latest Issue of NFPA Journal is available January
  • 01/22/2009 NFPA awards 2009 Warren E Isman Educational Grant to Champaign Fire Department Hazmat Team
  • 01/07/2009 NFPA urges increased fire safety this winter