Author Index
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  • Reid, Alexander
    A spate of recent fire and smoke incidents in Washington D.C.’s Metro system highlights fire and life safety concerns in subways worldwide.
    7/1/2016
  • Robinson, Kathleen
    A new analysis asks: Would sprinklers have saved the lives of eight teens who died in an amusement park fire in 1984?
    5/2/2014
  • Roman, Jesse
    A fire code expert discusses what's in store as buildings reopen after COVID
    5/3/2021
  • Roman, Jesse
    One of the earliest adopters of community risk reduction demystifies the process and explains how to effectively put community data to work
    5/1/2021
  • Roman, Jesse
    2/10/2021
  • Roman, Jesse
    2/8/2021
  • Roman, Jesse
    When it comes to building systems cyber security, both sides are still learning the ropes
    2/8/2021
  • Roman, Jesse
    Fire at Metro substation gnarls commute in Mexico City
    2/8/2021
  • Roman, Jesse
    How the pandemic fueled NFPA's online learning plan
    2/8/2021
  • Roman, Jesse
    EVs, Cannabis, 125th Anniversary Conference Series and more
    2/8/2021
  • Roman, Jesse
    As building systems become smarter, they are also becoming prime targets for hackers seeking to infiltrate corporate networks. What can facility managers do to protect these systems?
    2/8/2021
  • Roman, Jesse
    How the Coronavirus pandemic sparked a host of innovations in the NFPA codes and standards development process
    2/8/2021
  • Roman, Jesse
    A new NFPA report offers a snapshot of the challenges related to home structure fires
    2/8/2021
  • Roman, Jesse
    Whale sculpture saves train, main blowtorches driveway, and more
    2/8/2021
  • Roman, Jesse
    A new Fire Protection Research Foundation report highlights the nation's enduring problem with carbon monoxide
    2/8/2021
  • Roman, Jesse
    As natural disaster season ramps up amid a historic pandemic, emergency managers have had to rethink everything in their plans, from sheltering to remote operations
    9/1/2020
  • Roman, Jesse
    Thanks to COVID-19, RVI has gone from a seldom-used approach to the next big thing in building life safety. Is it here to stay?
    7/1/2020
  • Roman, Jesse
    Will lessons from the pandemic change emergency response forever?
    5/1/2020
  • Roman, Jesse
    Will the historic Australian bushfires be a catalyst for change? One activist is hopeful.
    3/2/2020
  • Roman, Jesse
    3/1/2020
  • Roman, Jesse
    A proposal to allow bulk shipments of LNG on US railroads has sparked criticism and raised concerns among first responders. How should the safety community prepare?
    3/1/2020
  • Roman, Jesse
    Lessons Learned From MIH Experts
    1/1/2020
  • Roman, Jesse
    The number of electric vehicles on the road is growing rapidly, even as critical questions remain about how to effectively respond to the most severe EV crashes.
    1/1/2020
  • Roman, Jesse
    1/1/2020
  • Roman, Jesse
    A new model of home-based care promises to help fix a broken EMS system and keep people with chronic ailments out of the emergency room
    1/1/2020
  • Roman, Jesse
    A FEMA grant will help NFPA develop a public safety drone program for the fire service
    1/1/2020
  • Roman, Jesse
    1/1/2020
  • Roman, Jesse
    How one emergency manager teaches the public to stay safe during active shooter events
    9/1/2019
  • Roman, Jesse
    Created out of tragedy and propelled by a forward-looking mission, a fast-growing event safety group hopes to improve the safety of gatherings worldwide
    7/1/2019
  • Roman, Jesse
    A marathon technical session caps the 2019 NFPA Conference & Expo and results in the passage of 11 document, including the 2020 NEC and a new energy storage standard.
    7/1/2019
  • Roman, Jesse
    How a volunteer army of social media sleuths are working to connect the digital dots between disaster victims and those on the ground trying to help
    7/1/2019
  • Roman, Jesse
    Through personality, will, and lessons learned from a legendary mentor, Chief Charles Hood has transformed San Antonio’s fire department into a national leader.
    5/1/2019
  • Roman, Jesse
    After a family tragedy, one woman has worked tirelessly to expose the hidden dangers of carbon monoxide.
    5/1/2019
  • Roman, Jesse
    In Alan Brunacini, Charles Hood found a friend and mentor whose ideas have helped him transform San Antonio’s fire department
    5/1/2019
  • Roman, Jesse
    A breakdown of Charles Hood career.
    5/1/2019
  • Roman, Jesse
    NFPA will pursue the creation of a new standard on the construction and operation of spaceports.
    5/1/2019
  • Roman, Jesse
    3/1/2019
  • Roman, Jesse
    A massive blaze in England destroyed 1,200 vehicles, sparking debate about the growing hazards of modern vehicles and how to protect the structures that house them.
    3/1/2019
  • Roman, Jesse
    The growing popularity of rack-style facilities for car storage presents an emerging set of fire concerns for safety experts.
    3/1/2019
  • Roman, Jesse
    US Forest Service Chief Vicki Christiansen discusses her agency’s long-term plan to reduce wildfire loss.
    3/1/2019
  • Roman, Jesse
    How recent code updates for health care facilities have suddenly made door gaps a big deal—and potentially a big, expensive headache for hospitals.
    1/2/2019
  • Roman, Jesse
    Researchers at Drexel University study ways to better protect responders from the tool of violence.
    1/2/2019
  • Roman, Jesse
    EMTs and paramedics are now suffering historically high levels of violence at the hands of people they are trying to help. The consequences for responders, patients, and society.
    1/2/2019
  • Roman, Jesse
    A non-cisgendered firefighter shares her story of finding acceptance in the UK fire service.
    11/1/2018
  • Roman, Jesse
    When a building's occupants have hooves, scales, tails, and feathers, many standard fire protection methods simply don't work. How a revamped NFPA code could help bolster animal safety.
    11/1/2018
  • Roman, Jesse
    How a diverse technical committee rife with opposing viewpoints created the new NFPA 150
    11/1/2018
  • Roman, Jesse
    With active shooter incidents on the rise across the U.S., colleges and universities are employing new strategies and tactics to prepare for the worst case scenario.
    9/4/2018
  • Roman, Jesse
    NFPA's new CodeFinder tool lets users determine which NFPA codes, and which editions, jurisdictions enforce.
    9/4/2018
  • Roman, Jesse
    After the shooting stops, recovery can take years. So why doesn't recovery planning get more attention? An expert weighs in.
    9/4/2018
  • Roman, Jesse
    A Denver marijuana policy official shares lessons learned.
    7/2/2018
  • Roman, Jesse
    The case for a new standard devoted to the cannabis industry.
    7/2/2018
  • Roman, Jesse
    As legal marijuana production increases rapidly in the United States, how are regulators, inspectors, and fire departments keeping the industry safe?
    7/2/2018
  • Roman, Jesse
    Boston firefighter featured in NFPA Journal cancer article gets good news.
    5/1/2018
  • Roman, Jesse
    As ESS training efforts ramp up, stakeholders are realizing just how much they have yet to learn.
    5/1/2018
  • Roman, Jesse
    An array of research projects seeks answers to energy storage system questions.
    5/1/2018
  • Roman, Jesse
    Flying Ubers, smart sensors, tall wooden buildings, the marijuana industry, and more: A tour of some of the highlights of the distinctly forward-looking 2018 NFPA Conference & Expo.
    5/1/2018
  • Roman, Jesse
    An update on the evolving world of ESS, which are getting bigger and more prevalent. What first responders, regulators, and others need to know and how NFPA is helping.
    5/1/2018
  • Roman, Jesse
    3/1/2018
  • Roman, Jesse
    As the commercial space industry blossoms and more privately run spaceports are proposed, some worry about a lack of guidance for the construction and management of the facilities.
    3/1/2018
  • Roman, Jesse
    3/1/2018
  • Roman, Jesse
    Smoke alarms that know the difference between burning food and burning furniture will soon be the standard. What it means for consumers and public safety advocates, and how researchers made it happen
    3/1/2018
  • Roman, Jesse
    Firefighters have always lived in stations polluted by cancer-causing chemicals. One architect thinks there is a better way.
    1/2/2018
  • Roman, Jesse
    2017 was among the most destructive wildfire seasons in U.S. history. Can we address the problem, or will politics, economics, and false assumptions prove too much to overcome?
    1/2/2018
  • Roman, Jesse
    1/2/2018
  • Roman, Jesse
    11/1/2017
  • Roman, Jesse
    11/1/2017
  • Roman, Jesse
    11/1/2017
  • Roman, Jesse
    11/1/2017
  • Roman, Jesse
    Designing a fire sprinkler system for one manufactured home? Easy. Designing a system for 20,000 homes with no guaranteed water supply and no idea when or where the homes will be sent? Not so easy.
    11/1/2017
  • Roman, Jesse
    11/1/2017
  • Roman, Jesse
    A comprehensive look at the historic 2017 hurricane season, as told by those on the ground in TX, FL, and Puerto Rico. What went right? Where can we improve? Fire chiefs, emergency planners, and others tell their stories.
    11/1/2017
  • Roman, Jesse
    11/1/2017
  • Roman, Jesse
    11/1/2017
  • Roman, Jesse
    11/1/2017
  • Roman, Jesse
    11/1/2017
  • Roman, Jesse
    11/1/2017
  • Roman, Jesse
    FEMA’s former deputy administrator on this year’s spate of disasters and the effort to build more resilient communities.
    11/1/2017
  • Roman, Jesse
    A new landmark study plots strategies to eliminate electric shock drowning.
    9/1/2017
  • Roman, Jesse
    9/1/2017
  • Roman, Jesse
    9/1/2017
  • Roman, Jesse
    Confusing regulations and a lack of guidance have thus far stymied the widespread use of unmanned aerial systems (UAS) in public safety. But all of that is beginning to change, aided in part by NFPA’s new UAS standard. Are we at the dawn of a new era?
    7/1/2017
  • Roman, Jesse
    7/1/2017
  • Roman, Jesse
    7/1/2017
  • Roman, Jesse
    7/1/2017
  • Roman, Jesse
    Most refrigerators, freezers, and air conditioners could soon be using flammable refrigerants. Are we ready?
    5/1/2017
  • Roman, Jesse
    5/1/2017
  • Roman, Jesse
    As the nation’s fire service acknowledges the toll cancer is taking on its ranks, Boston emerges as a leader trying to better protect its firefighters.
    5/1/2017
  • Roman, Jesse
    Innovative building designs and construction types are appearing around the world with increasing regularity. From tall wooden buildings to tiny houses, each present unique challenges for responders and code officials.
    3/1/2017
  • Roman, Jesse
    Here are four big reasons to attend the 2017 NFPA Conference & Expo in Boston this June.
    3/1/2017
  • Roman, Jesse
    Thirty years after crafting NFPA 1500, the fire service’s first standard for health and safety, the architects reflect how far their profession has come.
    1/3/2017
  • Roman, Jesse
    The nation’s fire service is confronting a public health emergency. As opiate-related deaths rise, some are asking if there is a better way of addressing the problem.
    1/3/2017
  • Roman, Jesse
    1/3/2017
  • Roman, Jesse
    A team of NFPA data scientists, backed by advanced computer systems, is tapping into a trove of fire data with the aim of saving lives and reshaping how fire professionals do their jobs.
    11/1/2016
  • Roman, Jesse
    Discussing NFPA’s new standard on energy storage systems with researcher David Rosewater.
    11/1/2016
  • Roman, Jesse
    11/1/2016
  • Roman, Jesse
    With the marijuana business booming and poised to spread across the nation, Colorado—the epicenter of the commercial pot industry—offers a host of hard-fought lessons learned.
    9/1/2016
  • Roman, Jesse
    A director at the World Trade Center Health Program discusses cancer and the many illness among 9/11 responders.
    9/1/2016
  • Roman, Jesse
    9/1/2016
  • Roman, Jesse
    Fires in off-campus housing have killed scores of students over the years. NFPA and several partners are raising awareness and developing resources to help address the problem.
    9/1/2016
  • Roman, Jesse
    9/1/2016
  • Roman, Jesse
    The keeper of ‘The Secret List’ on firefighter safety, wisdom, and not doing dumb things.
    7/1/2016
  • Roman, Jesse
    7/1/2016
  • Roman, Jesse
    7/1/2016
  • Roman, Jesse
    The booming global festival industry takes on the challenge of life safety.
    7/1/2016
  • Roman, Jesse
    7/1/2016
  • Roman, Jesse
    As electrical generation and transmission becomes less utility-centric, the NEC keeps pace with a host of new provisions focused on emerging technologies.
    5/2/2016
  • Roman, Jesse
    5/2/2016
  • Roman, Jesse
    5/2/2016
  • Roman, Jesse
    Communities and fire departments around the country are using data analytics in imaginative ways to predict a host of risk factors and reduce fires.
    5/2/2016
  • Roman, Jesse
    A community-based approach in South Africa to wildfire fighting and mitigation is spreading across the world.
    3/1/2016
  • Roman, Jesse
    3/1/2016
  • Roman, Jesse
    3/1/2016
  • Roman, Jesse
    3/1/2016
  • Roman, Jesse
    3/1/2016
  • Roman, Jesse
    3/1/2016
  • Roman, Jesse
    A groundbreaking study meticulously details the devastating Waldo Canyon Fire.
    3/1/2016
  • Roman, Jesse
    The boom in natural gas supply, infrastructure, and uses is changing the energy landscape and presenting new considerations for enforcers, regulators, and first responders.
    3/1/2016
  • Roman, Jesse
    3/1/2016
  • Roman, Jesse
    1/4/2016
  • Roman, Jesse
    As big battery energy storage systems revolutionize power management, enforcers and responders tackle a host of emerging safety questions.
    1/4/2016
  • Roman, Jesse
    NFPA’s new director of data strategy and analytics on how big data can power fire and life-safety initiatives.
    1/4/2016
  • Roman, Jesse
    12/29/2014
  • Roman, Jesse
    As modern furnishings and construction methods lead to more aggressive fires, new research is leading the fire service to reexamine fundamental practices for fighting residential fires.
    12/29/2014
  • Roux, Richard
    A look at five key changes to the 2019 NFPA 72, including a game-changing new smoke alarm requirement that could dramatically reduce household nuisance alarms.
    5/1/2018