2011 news releases

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  • 12/28/2011 Holiday tragedies prompt warnings on winter fires
  • 12/22/2011 Second Annual Electric Vehicle Safety Standards Summit focused on codes and standards implementation
  • 12/21/2011 Post-holiday safety for peak fire months
  • 12/13/2011 MA fire officials and NFPA speak out against Board of Building Regulations and Standards
  • 12/7/2011 Fire Protection Research Foundation releases report on effectiveness of home cooking
  • 12/2/2011 High rise fires cause quarter billion dollars of property damage a year
  • 12/1/2011 Christmas tree fires likely to be more serious than average home fires
  • 12/1/2011 Hylton Haynes joins NFPAs Firewise Communities Program
  • 11/30/2011 Colder temperatures draw NFPA warning on fire hazards
  • 11/30/2011 NFPA receives grant to develop Fire Adapted Communities initiative
  • 11/29/2011 NFPA Board extends President Shannons contract
  • 11/23/2011 Out of season wildfire triggers safety concerns in Nevada
  • 11/18/2011 Media Availability Resources available to raise public awareness about cooking fire safety
  • 11/16/2011 Hudson Joins NFPA as Western Regional Sprinkler Specialist
  • 11/14/2011 NFPA and Fire Protection Research Foundation address effectiveness
  • 11/10/2011 NFPA and USFA join forces again to Put a Freeze on Winter Fires
  • 11/10/2011 Direct property loss from large loss fires down 298 million from 2009
  • 11/09/2011 NFPA and The Center for Campus Fire Safety announce winners of College Fire Safety Video Contest
  • 11/9/2011 Thanksgiving is peak day for home cooking fires
  • 11/08/2011 NFPA sets the record straight on MHI press release
  • 11/08/2011 Number of firefighter injuries down 8 percent from 2009
  • 11/08/2011 The Fire Protection Research Foundation releases ambulance crash data report
  • 11/04/2011 Report cites risks to public safety posed by budget cuts
  • 11/03/2011 MA fire officials and NFPA take aim at Board of Building Regulations and Standards
  • 11/01/2011 NFPA and Chevrolet provide 10000 firefighters and responders with electric vehicle training
  • 10/28/2011 NFPA releases state level fire service needs assessment for every US state
  • 10/27/2011 NFPAs Firewise Program participates in Congressional briefing
  • 10/27/2011 NFPA hosts Urban Fire Forum
  • 10/25/2011 Roughly two thirds of home fire deaths resulted from fires in properties without smoke alarms
  • 10/20/2011 NFPA Journal releases special issue on wildland fire safety
  • 10/17/2011 NFPA’s Firewise Communities Program hosts free wildfire safety webinar
  • 10/12/2011 Stay safe on the spookiest day of the year
  • 10/11/2011 College Fire Safety Video Contest now open for voting
  • 10/6/2011 Alternative Energy and Electrical Safety Standards Symposium Slated for December
  • 10/5/2011 NFPA names two regional electrical code specialists
  • 10/05/2011 NFPA awards 29 cities and towns Remembering When scholarships
  • 10/04/2011 Dominos Pizza of Canada joins the NFPA and Sparky the Fire Dog to deliver fire safety messages
  • 10/03/2011 Dominos Pizza delivers fire safety messages with NFPA and Sparky the Fire Dog
  • 9/27/2011 NFPA issues new standard to prevent fires and explosions during gas pipe purging
  • 9/19/2011 Gearing up for Fire Prevention Week with useful tools
  • 9/19/2011 Sparky the Fire Dog competes in Advertising Week 2011s online contest
  • 9/16/2011 NFPA releases 2010 Fire Loss in the US report
  • 9/16/2011 The Fire Protection Research Foundation to develop research needs agenda for NISTs
  • 9/15/2011 Happy 60th Birthday Sparky the Fire Dog
  • 9/9/2011 Wildfire season heats up in Montana
  • 9/8/2011 NFPA Journal highlights post 9 11 fire and life safety improvements
  • 9/7/2011 Resources to Cover Wildfire Season Tips for Homeowners to Prepare Homes Evacuate
  • 9/7/2011 Stakeholders gather at Fire Protection Research Foundation for workshop on lithium ion batteries
  • 9/6/2011 NFPA and SAE announce additional speakers special events at EV safety summit
  • 9/02/2011 NFPA and CPSC warn consumers to immediately stop using pourable gel fuel
  • 8/31/2011 Lisa Yarussi to head NFPAs Human Resources Division
  • 8/31/2011 Sparky the Fire Dog seeks college students to help spread fire safety messages
  • 8/31/2011 NFPAs Backyards Beyond Conference explores wildfire safety issues
  • 8/31/2011 NFPA offers Fire Prevention Week webinar
  • 8/31/2011 Dust Explosion Hazards Symposium hosted by NFPA and The Fire Protection Research Foundation
  • 8/18/2011 NFPA supports Mitchell for US Fire Administrator
  • 8/17/2011 NFPA to release new handbook on medical gas and vacuum systems
  • 8/10/2011 NFPA Fire and Life Safety Conference set for December
  • 8/10/2011 Research Foundation releases info on Emergency First Responder Respirator Thermal Characteri
  • 8/09/2011 NFPA to offer code access to AFG grant applicants
  • 8/05/2011 NFPA honors 10th anniversary of Firewise pilot communities
  • 8/02/2011 Fire Protection Research Foundation receives major grant for research in support of fire service
  • 8/02/2011 NFPA awards scholarships to four fire safety students
  • 7/27/2011 NFPA announces redesign of Firewise Communities website
  • 7/27/2011 Mass Firefighting Academy and NFPA to host electric vehicle safety training for firefighters
  • 7/22/2011 Confederation of Fire Protection Assoc Intl passes resolution on residential fire sprinklers
  • 7/13/2011 NFPA Catalog launches new web user interface
  • 7/12/2011 IAFF General President Harold Schaitberger elected to NFPA Board of Directors
  • 7/11/2011 NFPA Journal on challenges in warehouse fire protection and 2010 firefighter fatalities
  • 6/30/2011 NFPAs Firewise Communities Program releases new DVD
  • 6/30/2011 National health and safety advocates warn against consumer fireworks
  • 6/29/2011 NFPA releases report on home fires
  • 6/29/2011 NFPAs Firewise Communities Program announces new advisors
  • 6/28/2011 NFPA releases additional code resources
  • 6/27/2011 NFPAs Firewise Communities hits 700th community mark
  • 6/24/2011 NFPA announces new Certificate of Educational Achievement program
  • 6/23/2011 NFPAs Backyards and Beyond Wildland Fire Conference to be held in October
  • 6/23/2011 NFPA awarded contract to update FEMAs Ready Business web content
  • 6/16/2011 NFPA completes Third Needs Assessment of the US Fire Service
  • 6/14/2011 NFPA celebrates Sparky the Fire Dogs 60th birthday
  • 6/13/2011 NFPA annual report on firefighter fatalities in US shows lowest number of on duty deaths in 34 years
  • 6/12/2011 NFPA reelects officers and elects new members to the Board of Directors
  • 6/12/2011 NFPA awards Philip J DiNenno the prestigious Paul C Lamb Award
  • 6/10/2011 Special Achievements 3 and Committee Service 14 honored by NFPA
  • 6/09/2011 NFPA recognizes individuals for accomplishments in fire and life safety
  • 6/9/2011 NFPA announces 2011 Fire and Life Safety Educator of the Year
  • 6/6/2011 Arizonans use Firewise tips to reduce their homes risk from wildfire
  • 5/31/2011 NFPA announces theme for Fire Prevention Week 2011
  • 5/31/2011 Electrical Code Coalition issues new proclamations
  • 5/27/2011 Winners of 2011 William M Carey and Ronald K Mengel awards announced
  • 5/27/2011 The National Fire Protection Association releases professional qualifications workshop report
  • 5/27/2011 Metro Chiefs meet in Charlotte
  • 5/26/2011 Fire Protection Research Foundation names 2011 Harry C Bigglestone Award winner
  • 5/26/2011 NFPA and SAE announce second safety summit on safe implementation of electric vehicles
  • 5/25/2011 NFPA urges safe grilling this summer
  • 5/17/2011 NFPA to offers web update on code changes impacting antifreeze usage in fire sprinkler systems
  • 5/11/2011 NFPA Journal on proposed changes to 2012 NFPA 1 Fire Code and NFPA 101 Life Safety Code
  • 5/04/2011 NFPA announces a call for images for Sparky museum being launched at the NFPA Conference Expo
  • 5/03/2011 NFPA seeks opinions on NFPA Conference Expo with launch of contest
  • 4/28/2011 NFPA cosponsors Harvard University program fellowship for six fire officers
  • 4/27/2011 NFPA and Chevrolet launch virtual electric vehicle training for firefighters and first responders
  • 4/6/2011 College Station Fire Department awarded Jensen Grant
  • 4/6/2011 Michigan adopts NFPA 1 Fire Code
  • 4/06/2011 NFPA issues new safety alert regarding antifreeze in sprinklers
  • 3/31/2011 NFPA Conference and Expo slated for Boston
  • 3/29/2011 Latest from NFPA 101 Life Safety Code now required by Dept of Vet Affairs in state homes nationwide
  • 3/23/2011 LisaMarie Sinatra joins NFPA Public Affairs team
  • 3/23/2011 NFPA welcomes Dennis Mathisen and Timothy Travers
  • 3/23/2011 NFPA welcomes Lauren Backstrom as new Social Media Manager
  • 3/18/2011 Sparky the Fire Dog invites parents and children to celebrate his 60th birthday in fire safety style
  • 3/17/2011 NFPA signs Memorandum of Understanding with Canadas Partners in Protection Association
  • 3/14/2011 NFPA to sponsor 4th Backyards and Beyond wildland fire conference
  • 3/3/2011 NFPA Journal marks 100th anniversary of Triangle fire
  • 3/1/2011 NFPA and Ford collaborate to provide Electric Vehicle Safety Training
  • 3/1/2011 NFPA names firefighter Barry Brickey winner of Voice of Sparky contest
  • 2/28/2011 NFPA partners with Dominos Pizza to deliver fire safety message
  • 2/28/2011 NFPA announces 2010 Firewise Leadership Award winners honoring efforts to reduce wildfire damage
  • 2/25/2011 NFPA announces new Sparky the Fire Dog match game
  • 2/18/2011 National Fire Protection Association announces firefighter finalists of Voice of Sparky contest
  • 2/15/2011 Home fire sprinklers offer environmental benefits and reduce water infrastructure demand
  • 2/9/2011 Fire Protection Research Foundations 2011 Suppression Detection and Signaling Conference in March
  • 2/8/2011 Recently published Fire Technology research paper receives Lloyds Science of Risk Prize
  • 2/8/2011 Floridians use Firewise tips to reduce their homes risk from wildfire
  • 2/1/2011 ANSI welcomes NFPA as Diamond Sponsor for electric vehicles workshop
  • 2/1/2011 NFPA launches Voice of Sparky contest among firefighters in celebration of Sparkys 60th birthday
  • 1/31/2011 NFPA offers reminders for keeping fire safe during winter
  • 1/26/2011 NFPA adds 4 million to endowment for Fire Protection Research Foundation
  • 1/26/2011 NFPA Board of Directors appoints new members to Standards Council
  • 1/25/2011 NFPA and Nissan collaborate to provide LEAF vehicle safety information to first responders
  • 1/19/2011 Chevrolet OnStar and NFPA host Electric Vehicle Safety Training for Detroits First Responders
  • 1/19/2011 NFPAs National Fire Codes Subscription Service launches new NFCSS with Handbooks
  • 1/13/2011 Wisconsin adopts latest edition of NFPA 1 Fire Code
  • 1/11/2011 NFPA awards 2011 Warren E Isman Educational Grant to Western Wayne County HMRT
  • 1/7/2011 NFPA Journal preparing the nations first responders for electric vehicles
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