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NFPA urges action to mitigate wildfire risks following major US blazes

After the devastating wildfires in Maui, considered among the deadliest in the history of the US, and current destructive fires ...
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NFPA appoints Carlos Correia as its new vice president of strategic initiatives

NFPA makes a strategic appointment On 10th August 2023, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) unveiled a key change to ...
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Fire Protection Research Foundation to host their 26th annual symposium in September

Foundation’s symposium set to discuss suppression, detection and signalling The Fire Protection Research Foundation, also known as the FPRF, has ...
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Maui wildfire: A devastating blow to Hawaii

Update on the Maui wildfires According to a recent report on CNN, crews in west Maui are painstakingly sifting through ...
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NFPA: Prioritising safety in a rapidly evolving digital world

Jim Pauley, President & CEO of the National Fire Protection Association, reflects on the NFPA Conference & Expo 2023 The ...

NFPA launches call for papers for 2024 conference

A call for dynamic presentations for the upcoming event in Orlando The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is set to ...
Scotland Wildfire

Understanding the critical role of a five-foot clearance around homes in wildfire safety

The significance of the Home Ignition Zone in reducing wildfire risks A detailed analysis from the National Fire Protection Association ...
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Lithium-ion batteries and e-mobility safety receive spotlight at CPSC forum

The hazards related to the quickly developing e-mobility industry were the focus of a forum hosted by the Consumer Product ...
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AI holds promise in predicting fatal cardiac events in firefighters

New research by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) utilises AI to predict potentially fatal cardiac events in ...
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E-bike and e-scooter battery fires on the rise, causing serious safety concerns

Battery fires in electric mobility devices under the spotlight The increased reliance on lithium-ion batteries in devices such as e-bikes ...
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