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  • 11/13/2018 Thanksgiving is by far the leading day for US home cooking fires: Cook your holiday feast with caution!
  • 11/01/2018 Nominations now being accepted for NFPA, HFSC Bringing Safety Home Award
  • 10/23/2018 As Halloween fast-approaches, make sure potential fire hazards don’t spook the day!
  • 10/09/2018 NFPA’s award-winning online hot work safety training now available in Spanish
  • 09/26/2018 Latest NFPA statistics show home fire death rate higher than in 1980
  • 09/25/2018 Fire chiefs adopt position papers on after action reports, fire department operations performance measures, using data to report response capability and system resilience, smart cities, and hostile threat assessment
  • 09/21/2018 With plans to deliver portable space heaters and hotplates to customers impacted by Merrimack Valley gas explosion, NFPA provides safety tips for using these devices
  • 09/11/2018 NFPA emphasizes importance of electrical safety during hurricane season
  • 09/07/2018 Statement from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) regarding U.S. Court of Appeals Ruling
  • 09/06/2018 Massachusetts governor, state officials and NFPA bring police, fire, EMS and education leaders together to help communities with active shooter planning, response and recovery
  • 09/04/2018 NFPA has won a coveted Brandon Hall Group gold award for excellence in learning in the custom content category for its online hot work safe practices training.
  • 08/30/2018 NFPA and The Center for Campus Fire Safety raise student awareness of fire hazards in student campus housing during high-risk months
  • 08/15/2018 Connecticut approves new building and fire codes after stripping key safety requirements
  • 07/23/2018 As alternative energy usage surges, NFPA releases updated energy storage system classroom training for the fire service with solar energy safety considerations
  • 07/19/2018 NFPA hires new public education leader
  • 06/25/2018 As July 4th fast approaches, NFPA offers critical fire and electrical safety reminders about fireworks, grilling, swimming and boating
  • 06/22/2018 NFPA, IAFC and NVFC launch 2018 Safety Stand Down Quiz Sweepstakes
  • 06/18/2018 NFPA 720, Standard for the Installation of Carbon Monoxide (CO) Detection and Warning Equipment, to be incorporated into 2019 edition of NFPA 72®, National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code®
  • 06/14/2018 Special Achievement (3) and Committee Service (14) honored by NFPA
  • 06/13/2018 NFPA launches web-based CodeFinder tool with mapping software to show the codes and reference standards being used domestically and internationally
  • 06/11/2018 NFPA announces theme for Fire Prevention Week, October 7-13, 2018: “Look. Listen. Learn. Be aware – fire can happen anywhere.”
  • 06/11/2018 NFPA awards James M. Shannon Advocacy Medal to Jim Dalton for advocacy efforts
  • 06/11/2018 NFPA presents awards for contributions in fire and life safety at NFPA Conference & Expo
  • 06/11/2018 NFPA announces new board of director members and re-elections
  • 06/11/2018 NFPA’s annual U.S. Firefighter Fatalities report shows 60 on-duty deaths in 2017, reflecting lowest total in more than 40 years
  • 05/23/2018 NFPA underscores electric shock hazards in pools and at marinas during summer months
  • 05/16/2018 May, July peak months for grilling fires
  • 05/10/2018 Metro Chiefs meet in San Antonio
  • 05/09/2018 NFPA news release - NFPA and Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition initiate day of action to address North America’s home fire problem
  • 05/01/2018 NFPA releases the world’s first active shooter/hostile event standard with guidance on whole community planning, response, and recovery
  • 04/30/2018 NFPA, ESFI stress importance of electrical safety during National Electrical Safety Month
  • 04/10/2018 NFPA Standards Council votes to cease standards development of NFPA 277: Standard Methods of Tests for Evaluating Fire and Ignition Resistance of Upholstered Furniture Using a Flaming Ignition Source
  • 03/21/2018 NFPA and State Farm encourage communities to participate in 2018 Wildfire Community Preparedness Day
  • 03/20/2018 NFPA report reveals wide variations in state adoptions of NEC and neglect of electrical safety
  • 03/14/2018 Fire Protection Research Foundation releases new findings on cross laminated timber used in tall wood buildings
  • 03/09/2018 NFPA Board of Directors appoints new members to Standards Council
  • 03/08/2018 NFPA announces 2018 Fire and Life Safety Educator of the Year Award winner
  • 02/27/2018 All-new fact sheets and online portal provide data on all 50 U.S. states’ fire service progress, needs and challenges
  • 02/14/2018 In response to rising toll of active shooter and hostile events, NFPA to fast-track a new standard for unified response
  • 02/07/2018 NFPA and Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition initiate day of action to address America’s home fire problem
  • 02/05/2018 NBC’s “This is Us” dramatically demonstrates critical home fire safety messages
  • 02/05/2018 NFPA’s new EFFECT™ tool helps AHJs and others proactively assess, prioritize and remediate combustible facade fire risks in high-rise buildings
  • 01/22/2018 NFPA accepting nominations for advocacy award honoring influencers in fire and life safety
  • 01/17/2018 Partnership Announces 2018 Wildfire Mitigation Awardees
  • 01/09/2018 Space heaters account for 43 percent of U.S. home heating fires and 85 percent of associated deaths
  • 01/08/2018 NFPA and State Farm announce the start of funding award application period for fifth Wildfire Community Preparedness Day 2018 event
  • 01/08/2018 In response to rising toll of active shooter and hostile events, NFPA to fast-track a new standard for unified response