January / February 2002

Winter Olympics, Motorsports Fire Safety, NFPA and the World Trade Organization

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Olympic-Sized Fire Protection
Public safety officials consulted NFPA standards when planning fire protection for the Salt Lake City Winter Games.
Ed Comeau


On the Right Track
NFPA 610 provides safety criteria for motorsports venues.
Shelly Reese

NFPA is an international codes and standards-development organization.
Casey Grant, P.E.


Living with a Fire Alarm System
Using NFPA 72 helps the reliability of the systems you design and install.
Wayne D. Moore
Just Ask
Keeping Patrons Safe at Assembly Venues
NFPA 101® protects occupants from hazards beyond fire.
Ron Coté
First response
A Leader in a Global Market
George Miller
Meeting Member Needs
NFPA's upcoming World Safety Conference and Exposition™ provides value for attendees and exhibitors.
Brian Benstock
Fire Watch
Pier fire spreads to 15 boats in Kentucky
Ken Tremblay
Out Reach
Introduction to Freshman Fire Safety
Dormitory fire safety is a priority for parents, and NFPA is there to help.
Meri-K Appy
Heads Up
Dual Tracks for Underground Piping
NFPA committees work to create a coordinated sprinkler standard.
Russell P. Fleming
Struct. Firefighting
Limitations of Rate-of-Flow Calculations
Determining the number and size of hose lines isn't an exact science.
Russ Sanders & Ben Klaene
In Compliance
Managing Life Safety in Crowds
NFPA 101® includes three sets of requirements for emergencies in assembly occupancies.
Upto Code
Accessibility in Assembly Occupancies
Designers are challenged to make every seat in a venue accessible to everyone.
Allan B. Fraser
Inside the Beltway
Congressional Intent
With NFPA's help, Congress clarifies rules on propane safety.
Anthony R. O'Neill