NFPA expands outreach with the launch of NFPA Global Solutions and NFPA Global Advisors

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Introduction of NFPA Global Solutions

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), renowned for its commitment to minimising risks associated with fire, electrical, and related hazards, has launched NFPA Global Solutions.

This newly established, wholly-owned subsidiary aims to offer a broad spectrum of compliance solutions, digital products, and advisory services.

This initiative extends NFPA’s traditional scope, offering advanced support beyond its standard range of products and services.

NFPA Global Advisors to foster global safety improvement

Simultaneously, NFPA has unveiled NFPA Global Advisors, a strategic business line within NFPA Global Solutions designed to assist governments and corporations worldwide in bolstering safety.

By leveraging the NFPA Fire & Life Safety Ecosystem, NFPA Global Advisors aims to promote the application of NFPA codes and standards on a global scale, addressing both persistent and emergent safety challenges.

Strategic leadership and expansion plans

Under the guidance of NFPA President and CEO Jim Pauley [left], and led by Carlos Correia [right], the former NFPA vice president of strategic initiatives now President of NFPA Global Solutions, this expansion is set to further the NFPA’s mission.

Paulet noted: “NFPA Global Solutions and NFPA Global Advisors allow us to further advance the NFPA mission and support our customers and stakeholders to enhance fire, life, and electrical safety, in alignment with the NFPA Fire & Life Safety Ecosystem, a framework that identifies the components that must work together to minimise risk and help prevent loss.”

In addition to internal leadership, Keith Williams and Michael Wallace, esteemed professionals from UL and Carrier Corporation respectively, have been appointed as independent board members, underscoring the strategic importance of this initiative.

Advancing safety and compliance through innovation

NFPA Global Solutions is poised to introduce innovative digital products aimed at mitigating risks and enhancing safety across various industries.

These tools are designed to support stakeholders in achieving operational efficiency while adhering to safety standards and regulations.

NFPA Global Advisors’ mission and services

NFPA Global Advisors is dedicated to assisting entities in establishing and enhancing their safety systems.

By creating tailored action plans for each aspect of the NFPA Fire & Life Safety Ecosystem, the goal is to significantly improve safety for both individuals and properties worldwide.

IFSJ Comment

The establishment of NFPA Global Solutions and the launch of NFPA Global Advisors mark a significant stride towards advancing global safety standards.

Through these initiatives, the NFPA is extending its reach, offering comprehensive solutions that cater to the evolving nature of safety risks.

This strategic expansion demonstrates the NFPA’s commitment to its mission and addresses the global need for enhanced safety measures in the face of new challenges.

As the world grapples with increasing safety risks, the role of organisations like NFPA becomes ever more critical in fostering a safer, more resilient global community.

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