NFPA Journal on proposed changes to 2012 NFPA 1 Fire Code and NFPA 101 Life Safety Code

Published on May 11, 2011
Issue provides inside track to 2011 NFPA Conference & Expo

May 11, 2011 – The May/June 2011 issue of NFPA Journal®, the official magazine of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), is now available. This expanded issue provides a complete guide to the 2011 NFPA Conference & Expo as well as the inside track on hot topics to be discussed at the event, which is taking place in Boston, June 12-15. Information on education sessions, as well as vendors, will help readers learn about and prepare for the largest and most important event of the year for the fire protection, life safety, and electrical industries.

Journal Staff Writer Fred Durso, Jr. gives an overview of proposed changes to upcoming versions of NFPA 1, Fire Code, and NFPA 101®, Life Safety Code® in the cover story, New Edition. These proposals will be discussed during the Association Technical Meeting at the Conference & Expo.

Also in this issue:

blue arrow CSB and OSHA join forces to further shape NFPA’s industrial dust hazard safety codes.

blue arrow The bizarre tale of a deadly wave of molasses that decimated a Boston neighborhood and spurred nationwide construction safeguards.

 blue arrow A walking tour of notable Boston fires and disasters.

blue arrow How can safety professionals best reach immigrant communities? 

blue arrow The ongoing research effort behind the codes and standards process.

 About the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
NFPA is a worldwide leader in fire, electrical, building, and life safety. The mission of the international nonprofit organization founded in 1896 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.

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