Latest issue of NFPA Journal is available May

Published on May 9, 2008
Topics include fire protection in Las Vegas theaters, NFPA’s 2008 World Safety Conference & Exposition®, and 2009 NFPA code changes

May 9, 2008–The latest issue of NFPA Journal®, published by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and considered the authority on fire, electrical, and building safety, is now available.

Safety Center Stage
Pushing the boundaries of the theatrical experience and fire protection in Las Vegas
Las Vegas theaters host shows that dazzle and delight millions each year. Learn about what is happening behind the scenes and on stage to meet building and fire codes and standards to make these unique venues safe.

2008 World Safety Conference & Exposition® in Las Vegas
A preview NFPA’s annual conference being held in Las Vegas, June 2-5, offers ideas of what not to miss at this year’s event.

2009 Code Changes
A summary of significant changes expected in four NFPA codes:  NFPA 59A, Production, Storage, and Handling of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)NFPA 101®, Life Safety Code®NFPA 720, Installation of Carbon Monoxide (CO) Warning Equipment in Dwelling Units; and NFPA 70E®, Electrical Safety in the Workplace®.

NFPA podcast
NFPA’s May podcast is also available. Topics this month include updates to NFPA’s Uniform Fire Code™, the Monte Carlo Hotel Fire in Las Vegasand safety programs reaching out to the Latino community.

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NFPA has been a worldwide leader in providing fire, electrical, building, and life safety to the public since 1896. The mission of the international nonprofit organization is to reduce the worldwide burden of fire and other hazards on the quality of life by providing and advocating consensus codes and standards, research, training, and education.