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  • 10/19/2020 Third video of new NFPA electrical hazard awareness campaign series points to the importance of safety around overhead powerlines
  • 10/14/2020 Fire Protection Research Foundation receives grants to study fire investigator PPE and transition to fluorine free foam technology
  • 10/13/2020 Mercury Insurance launches programs to help California homeowners with wildfire risk
  • 09/28/2020 NFPA releases first two videos of a new campaign series dedicated to the importance of electrical safety in the workplace and at home
  • 09/24/2020 As students attend school remotely this fall, NFPA urges added caution around using and charging laptops and other electrical devices at home
  • 09/23/2020 NFPA announces “Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen” as theme for Fire Prevention Week 2020, October 4-10, as cooking remains leading cause of home fires and fire fatalities
  • 09/22/2020 NFPA LiNK digital reference tool launches with NFPA 70, National Electrical Code (NEC)
  • 09/17/2020 NFPA and Domino’s launch online sweepstakes to recognize U.S. fire departments during Fire Prevention Week, October 4-10, 2020
  • 09/15/2020 NFPA launches 2020 U.S. Needs Assessment Survey
  • 09/02/2020 Nicole Comeau named executive secretary of the International Fire Marshals Association
  • 08/26/2020 New NFPA fact sheet provides guidance to schools as they prepare to re-open
  • 08/19/2020 New NFPA web-based Learning Paths help a variety of professionals prepare for certification exams based on their time and educational need
  • 08/04/2020 New NFPA digital content on demand platform, NFPA LiNK, to provide seamless, situation-based code information and insights across any device
  • 07/27/2020 USAA recognizes value of Firewise USA program to help protect neighborhoods
  • 07/20/2020 As restaurants and other businesses use tents to re-open, NFPA’s new fact sheet outlines critical fire protection and life safety requirements and precautions
  • 07/13/2020 NFPA introduces live virtual training, with expert instructors, to keep electrical and life safety at the forefront during social distancing (and beyond)
  • 07/06/2020 NFPA announces restructuring of Regional Operations field staff
  • 07/06/2020 NFPA’s annual U.S. Firefighter Fatalities report reflects significant milestones, including fewer than 50 on-duty firefighter deaths in 2019
  • 07/02/2020 Fireworks pose wildfire risk when they are in the wrong hands
  • 07/02/2020 New infographic from NFPA highlights remote inspection steps as authorities open buildings and tackle ITM
  • 06/26/2020 La Nueva representación en América Latina para construir sobre la larga historia de NFPA y para ayudar a las autoridades públicas y privadas a mejorar la seguridad de la vida de las personas.
  • 06/26/2020 New representation in Latin America to build on NFPA’s long history of helping public and private authorities improve life safety
  • 06/24/2020 NFPA offers 5 key tips for safely enjoying outdoor activities this summer
  • 06/24/2020 NFPA announces new Board member and officers
  • 06/23/2020 As states loosen stay-at-home restrictions in response to COVID-19, NFPA underscores electrical safety in pools and at marinas during summer months
  • 06/22/2020 “Wash your hands, don’t risk losing them” serves as key message behind new NFPA fireworks video, which vigorously discourages consumer use of fireworks
  • 06/18/2020 Special Achievement (1) and Committee Service (17) honored by NFPA
  • 06/15/2020 The National Fire Protection Association awards James M. Shannon Advocacy Medal to Paul D. Martin, Retired Deputy State Fire Administrator
  • 06/15/2020 NFPA presents awards for contributions in fire and life safety
  • 06/15/2020 Kannapolis NC educator named 2020 Fire and Life Safety Educator of the Year
  • 06/10/2020 As public fireworks displays are canceled across the country, NFPA urges people to refrain from using consumer fireworks when celebrating on and around July 4
  • 06/09/2020 NFPA launches new twice monthly podcast to help professionals stay up to speed on fast-paced world of electrical, fire, and life safety
  • 06/09/2020 Metro Chiefs elect new Board Members and issue annual awards
  • 06/08/2020 NFPA Technical Committee meeting kicks off today; changes to nine standards being considered
  • 06/02/2020 Checklist helps electricians assess whether to repair or replace electrical systems damaged from a hurricane or other natural disaster
  • 06/01/2020 NFPA announces “Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen” as theme for Fire Prevention Week 2020, October 4-10, as cooking remains leading cause of home fires
  • 05/21/2020 New NFPA fact sheet and upcoming webinar address issues facing offices, restaurants, and retail stores as they enter “the new normal”
  • 05/13/2020 As Memorial Day weekend fast approaches, NFPA provides tips for grilling safely, particularly as the public continues to stay at home in response to COVID-19
  • 05/12/2020 As businesses prepare to re-open, new NFPA checklist helps building owners and facility managers ensure fire and life safety for all occupants
  • 05/12/2020 New NFPA Fire & Life Safety Policy Institute “2019 Year in Review” report examines current health of the Fire & Life Safety Ecosystem
  • 04/30/2020 NFPA, ESFI stress importance of electrical safety during National Electrical Safety Month
  • 04/30/2020 Take and share the 2020 Safety Stand Down Quiz to encourage responder roadway safety
  • 04/20/2020 Oregon Deputy Fire Marshal receives national award for home fire sprinkler advocacy
  • 04/20/2020 In the interest of safety, NFPA has canceled the 2020 NFPA Conference & Expo scheduled for June 15-18 in Orlando
  • 04/16/2020 Two new online courses can help housebound learners understand Life Safety & Fire Protection Systems and ITM for Water-Based Fire Suppression Systems
  • 04/16/2020 New NFPA tip sheet offers timely information on demobilizing buildings under construction, alteration or demolition during government-required shutdowns
  • 04/13/2020 NFPA develops additional guidance for health care facilities working to establish and maintain adequate levels of fire and life safety during COVID-19 pandemic
  • 04/13/2020 NFPA subject matter experts to host free COVID-19 Fire and Life Safety Webinar Series this week
  • 04/03/2020 NFPA develops guidance to address fire and life safety challenges in temporary and traditional health care facilities
  • 04/02/2020 NFPA releases Responder Infection Control tip sheet for COVID-19 times
  • 04/01/2020 NFPA offers resources for conducting remote video inspections when access to buildings is limited
  • 03/30/2020 NFPA’s online resources help educate kids about fire safety through fun, engaging activities, lesson plans, videos, and interactive games
  • 03/26/2020 As threat of COVID-19 continues to expand globally, NFPA offers information and resources to help emergency responders, healthcare facilities, and AHJs mitigate its impact and help protect their communities
  • 03/25/2020 NFPA urges added caution around home fire safety during COVID-19 pandemic
  • 03/24/2020 NFPA issues guidance to government officials on fire protection and life safety systems regardless of occupancy status
  • 03/18/2020 NFPA’s official mascot, Sparky the Fire Dog®, turns 69 today! Help make Sparky’s birthday wish come true by making fire safety a priority
  • 03/16/2020 NFPA and State Farm Announce Award Recipients for 2020 Wildfire Community Preparedness Day Projects
  • 03/05/2020 NFPA Conference & Expo to be held in Orlando, Florida, June 15-18, 2020
  • 03/05/2020 Nominations now being accepted for NFPA, HFSC Bringing Safety Home Award
  • 02/25/2020 While the number of women is increasing, females still make up less than 10 percent of the U.S. fire service
  • 02/06/2020 Kindle the flame with your valentine, not your house!
  • 01/21/2020 Massachusetts is first state to officially update to the 2020 edition of the NEC
  • 01/16/2020 NFPA announces new, local representation to further safety and enforcement advancements in the Middle East and North Africa region
  • 01/13/2020 Partnership announces 2020 Wildfire Mitigation Awardees
  • 01/08/2020 NFPA introduces online and instructor-led training to educate firefighters about flammability and toxicity risks associated with new refrigerants
  • 01/07/2020 NFPA and State Farm announce launch of the Wildfire Community Preparedness Day application process for grant funding to help support wildfire risk reduction projects
  • 01/02/2020 NFPA encourages prompt removal of Christmas trees