NFPA subject matter experts to host free COVID-19 Fire and Life Safety Webinar Series this week

The series offers timely information, guidance, and feedback to fire protection, healthcare, construction safety, and life safety professionals

April 13, 2020 – The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is hosting a free COVID-19 Fire and Life Safety Webinar Series this Tuesday through Thursday, April 14-16. The three one-hour sessions are designed to offer timely access to NFPA subject matter experts in fire protection, life safety, healthcare, and construction safety. Technical staff will share key resources, relevant information, and answer questions about emergency planning challenges, as well as building, fire and life safety concerns. Those responsible for protecting people and property are invited to register for all three or to sign up for the one(s) that are most relevant to their needs.

Maintaining Fire Protection Systems Regardless of Occupancy

Tuesday, April 14, 1-2 p.m. (EST)
Shawn Mahoney, Fire Protection Engineer

Maintaining Safe Health Care Facilities in Times of Crisis

Wednesday April 15, 1-2 p.m. (EST)
Robert Solomon, P. E.

Construction Site Safety During Emergencies

Thursday April 16,1-2 p.m. (EST)
Kevin Carr, NFPA, Fire Protection Engineer

In recent weeks, NFPA has provided a wide range of resources that support fully operational fire and life safety systems as required by the applicable codes and standards while balancing the realities of the current pandemic. 

For this release and other announcements about NFPA initiatives, research, and resources, please visit the NFPA press room.  

As we navigate the evolving situation with COVID-19, we remain committed to supporting you with the resources you need to minimize risk and help prevent loss, injuries, and death from fire, electrical, and other hazards.

About the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)

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