NFPA webinars are presented by industry subject matter experts who take you inside today's codes and give you the latest industry and research developments. Learn about important technical changes in NFPA codes and standards, and stay up-to-date on fire protection, life safety, health care, electrical safety, wildfire, and fire safety research topics.
Understanding the U.S. Firefighter Fatality Problem in 2019
Tuesday, July 14, 1 p.m. EDT
Rita Fahy, Manager, Applied Research Group, NFPA
This presentation will detail the findings of NFPA's 2019 U.S. firefighter fatality study, focusing on several areas, including leading causes of injury, activities in which firefighters were engaged at the time of injury, and comparisons with previous years. Issues concerning behavioral health and firefighter cancer will also be discussed.
Fire Prevention Week 2020: Out of the Box Ideas
Thursday, July 30, 1 p.m. EDT
Kelly Ransdell, Meredith Hawes, and Laura King, NFPA
Attention all public education and fire and life safety professionals! Learn about NFPA’s free resources and out-of-the-box ideas to have a successful Fire Prevention Week campaign during social distancing. Featuring ideas for virtual and in person events. Webinar will feature Educator of the Year, MariaBostian.
Time-restricted eating for improving overall health and sleep among firefighters
Tuesday, August 11, 12:30 - 2 p.m. EDT
Dr. Satchidananda Panda, Salk Institute
This webinar will present the findings from a research study led by Salk Institute with collaborative support from the FPRF that assessed the extent of day-to-day disruption to firefighters and tested reasonable interventions involving sleep and nutrition time optimization in alleviating risks for chronic diseases, without compromising job performance. The project analyzed the impact of time-restricted eating on firefighters to promote overall health and wellness and minimize the impact of shift work among firefighters
2020 Research Foundation Webinar Series sponsors: American Wood Council; Edwards; Johnson Controls; Telgian Engineering and Consulting; and The Zurich Services Corporation
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