Read the March 2013 issue of NFPA’s Fire Sprinkler Initiative newsletter

Posted by on Mar 18, 2013 in home fire sprinklers, Newsletters, NFPA 13D, NFPA newsletters, Sprinklers |

The dangers of lightweight construction when exposed to fire are documented in several studies. An NFPA Journal® cover story highlights UL studies on lightweight construction and the threat it poses to firefighters. The new issue of NFPA's Fire Sprinkler Initiative newsletter takes a closer look at lightweight construction and the relationship between fire and engineered wood construction assemblies. Also in this issue: Manufactured housing committee considers fire sprinklers Fire Marshal Tony Apfelbeck talks about financial incentives for sprinkler installations Getting homebuilders on board with fire sprinklers Ten tips for communicating with legislators NFPA 13D: Update on sloped ceilings Subscribe...

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Read the new issue of NFPA’s Safety Source newsletter for public educators

Posted by on Mar 18, 2013 in electrical safety, Newsletters, NFPA newsletter, public education newslettery, Safety, Safety Source newsletter, wow wow wubzy |

The March 2013 issue of "Safety Source", NFPA’s monthly public education e-newsletter, is now available. This issue includes information on NFPA's partnership with Cupcake Digital, the creators of the new Wow! Wow! Wubbzy! app to offer fire safety tips to kids and families. The app, Wubbzy's Fire Engine Adventure, is based on episodes of the Emmy-winning Nick Jr. TV series “Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!” The issue also includes a new safety tip sheet - this time, on outdoor electrical safety. And we also offer tips on how to make emergency evacuation planning a part of every student's Individual Education Program...

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