|Safety Source is a monthly e-newsletter on the latest information and happenings in NFPA's Public Education division, activities, educational tips, and Sparky the Fire Dog®.
Fire Prevention Week theme announced; Fire Prevention Week printables for kids; Infographic highlights grilling safety; 10-minute mini-lesson on carbon monoxide
New NFPA infographic highlights smoke alarm safety; Using consumer fireworks is not worth the risk; Jim Shannon signs off as president of NFPA; July 4th for the kids
New Learn Not to Burn Preschool Program launched; Updated smoke alarm tip sheet reaches wider audiences; Haunted by fire; Make electrical safety a must this month
New 10-minute mini-lesson on smoke alarms; Sparky goes green; In West's Wake; New NFPA report highlights importance of working smoke alarms
Think about battery storage during spring cleaning with new tip sheet; NFPA names new president; Read for fire safety; Sparky's birthday
New music videos teach the importance of smoke alarms; od and pellet stove tip sheet; New printable combines math with fire safety
Carbon monoxide safety; Tips to stay safe when it is cold outside; Make a winter wonderland; New eCard teaches cooking safety
Holidays mean greater risk of fire; Project Holiday; Christmas tree fires; Hot chocolate and fire safety
Updated older adult safety program now free; Turkey fryer tip sheet and all you need for a safe Thanksgiving; New sky lantern tip sheet; Put a freeze on winter fires
Sparky website wins Parents' Choice Award; New wildfire tip sheet; NFPA receives FEMA grant to reach high-risk students; A fire department responds to a fire in the U.S. every 23 seconds.
Free fire-safety app and eBook; "Read for Fire Safety" during FPW; Interactive whiteboard lessons for Fire Prevention Week; Front burner.
Off-campus fire safety checklist; Duct tape and smoke alarms; Fire safety for older adults; Test your safety smarts with FPW Quiz.
Tips on mastering the mini-lesson; Lightning safety tip sheet; Bubblemania and fire drills; New "Thank You" eCard on sparky.org; Get the most out of Sparky's Wish List.
The truth about sparklers; July 4th for the kids; Sparky keeps you cool this summer; Applications being accepted for Remembering When™ training.
New mobile Sparky the Fire dog site for smart phones and tablets; the importance of having an emergency plan for your family; using shapes to teach fire safety; free bookmark for teachers and moms.
New safety sheet offers parents' tips on children playing with fire; NFPA reviews fire safety messaging for preschool-age children; ESPN anchor Hannah Storm urges others to learn from her accident.
Sparky teams up with Wow! Wow! Wubbzy! in new app; New outdoor electrical safety tip sheet; Making emergency evacuation planning part of every student's IEP; Prepping for the worst: new provisions in NFPA 99.
Surviving the Station nightclub fire; New tip sheet on safety in places of public assembly; Valentine e-card with a reminder to test your smoke alarms; Puppet making and fire-safety play on sparky.org.
Portable fireplace safety tip sheet; "Go Viral" smoke alarm challenge; Fire safety themed measurement workseet
Holidays mean greater risk of fire; Peppermint bark; Christmas tree fires
Thanksgiving fire safety; Thanksgiving for kids; Religious candle safety tip sheet; Past and present: Cocoanut Grove
New Learn Not To Burn® program free on the web; Guide on hoarding and the fire service; Stay safe this Halloween; Get FNFPA's official 2012 fire safety messaging; Overview on U.S. fire problem
NFPA teams up with Scholastic for Fire Prevention Week; Car fires tip sheet, "I Spy With My Little Eye"; Roll the fire safety dice; Learning link for story blocks
Tip sheet for medical oxygen; Fire Prevention Week for kids; Back-to-campus tip sheet; Sparky TV
Get the facts about CFL light bulbs; Follow your favorite dog on Twitter; Sparky by the seashore; Urban fire department in action
The facts about fireworks; Using focus groups to determine a community's fire safety needs; Sparky the Fire Dog named Spokesdog for 2012 Hero Dog Awards
NFPA kicks off Fire Prevention Week; NFPA resources can help you celebrate Older Americans' Month; It's all about Mom on Sparky.org
Share your safety hero story; Fire safety is key in manufactured homes; Sparky teams up with Firewise for Earth Day
New Learn Not to Burn Preschool® lesson plan; Stay safe when using the microwave; Sorting activity reinforces "HOT things" message
NFPA kicks off fire safety partnership with LEGOLAND®; Tip sheet focuses on fire safety for people with disabilities; Printable Sparky memory match game
New section explores fire trucks; Children, older adults and people with disabilities at higher risk for scald burns; Sparky coloring sheet
NFPA's gift to you this holiday season; Holiday escape; Birds of a feather
Download new Learn Not to Burn® preschool materials; Put a Freeze on Winter Fires; Jar of thanks and fire safety
NFPA offers new electrical safety tip sheet; Send our new Halloween e-card; Learn how to draw a fire dog
New radio PSAs featuring Sparky the Fire Dog; Try topping this craft; CPSC warning issued on gel fuel
New gel safety tip sheet; New materials for people with intellectual disabilities; Looking back at the Beverly Hills Supper Club fire
New Firewise website offers new resources for educators; Find out how you can reduce fire and fall injuries among older adults in your community; NFPA report show more work needs to be done
Start planning for FPW; Leave fireworks to the professionals; NFPA throws a party for Sparky
Teacher Appreciation Week is May 2-6; New printable fact sheet and updated report on Fires at U.S. Service Stations; Step-by-step instructions on how to create a home fire escape plan
Sparky the Fire Dog® party kit; NFPA says goodbye to a good friend; New home fire sprinkler tip sheet
Sparky's birthday is March 18; A century since the Triangle Waist Co fire; 2011 Fire and Life Safety Educator of the Year
Evaluating and Creating Fire and Life Safety Materials: A Guide for the Fire Service; Sharon Gamache talks about carbon monoxide safety; Send a Valentine's e-card
New Sparky's Match Game; Candle safety; Electric vehicle safety training
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