January / February 2008 A Tragedy Foretold: The TAM Airlines Disaster

The TAM Airlines disaster in Brazil; An NFPA report carbon monoxide poisoning; Previewing the 2008 WSC&E.


Case Study on Implementing NFPA 1600

This case study looks at the way Goodyear has prepared its operations to respond in the event of an emergency.

CO Deaths

In 2005, U.S. Fire departments responded to 61,100 non-fire CO incidents in which carbon monoxide was found, or an average of seven such calls per hour.

Fire Dynamics Simulator

Ensure your software provides the safest atrium design for real world enforcement.

Fire Protection Engineering for Atria in Green Building Designs

Unique architectural features make even more challenging the fire protection engineer's job to satisfy building code requirements.

Staying Operational

New language in the NEC® provides guidance

The Fire Protection Research Foundation 25 Years On

The Fire Protection Research Foundation has provided fire and life-safety research that supports the overall mission of NFPA.

The TAM Airlines Disaster

The emergency response to Brazil's largest loss of life plane crash.

World Safety Conference and Exposition 2008

The 2008 World Safety Conference & Exposition is in Las Vegas.


First Word

2007 year in review



Gasoline in kerosene heater leads to deadly fire

Looking Back

NFPA’s chief technician



National Fire Alarm Code issues

Structural Ops

Changing from an offensive to a defensive attack


Specific purpose and proper protection

Heads Up

Controlling home furnishing fires

In Compliance

Fire protection-rated doors


In the chill of the night