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Call for members on new Technical Committee on Hazardous Waste

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At its April 2016 meeting, the NFPA Standards Council voted to approve a new Technical Committee on Hazardous Waste along with a committee scope.  Previously, at its August 2015 meeting, the Council voted to establish a task group, chaired by Dr....

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Call for members on new Technical Committee on Low Pressure Dispensing Containers (LPDC)

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The Council approved a request to develop a project on low pressure dispensing containers (LPDC).  The Council directed that a call for members interested in serving on the new Technical Committee on Low Pressure Dispensing Containers (LPDC) be...

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Call for members on new NFPA Technical Committee on Energy Storage Systems

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At its April 2016 meeting, the NFPA Standards Council approved a request to develop a project addressing the design, construction, installation, and commissioning of stationary energy storage systems.  The Council directed that a call for members...

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Comments sought on proposed Tentative Interim Amendments (TIAs) to NFPA 70, National Electrical Code

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The following proposed Tentative Interim Amendments (TIAs) for NFPA 70, National Electrical Code®, are being published for public review and comment:   NFPA 70, proposed TIA No. 1223, referencing  690.12(2), of the 2014 edition NFPA 70,...

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NFPA seeks comments on proposed project on emergency responder robotics

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NFPA is seeking public comment by June 17, 2016, on a proposed new project for the development of a standard on operational protocol and professional qualifications for operators of emergency responder robotics (including unmanned aerial systems,...

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Medicare Medicaid now requires health care facilities to comply with 2012 editions of NFPA 101 and NFPA 99

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The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has published Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Fire Safety Requirements for Certain Health Care Facilities that require healthcare facilities to use the 2012 edition of NFPA 101® Life Safety...

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NFPA emphasizes electrical fire safety during May's National Electrical Safety Month

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Electricity plays a major role in our daily lives but we can often take its power and the convenience it provides, along with its potential for fire-related hazards, for granted. That is why we actively support National Electrical Safety Month, an annual...

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New report gathers information on real world explosion incidents in which an oven, furnace or dryer was involved for NFPA 86

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NFPA 86, Standard for Ovens and Furnaces, provides standardized methods to minimize fire and explosion hazards of ovens and furnaces used for commercial and industrial processing of materials. Within NFPA 86 are requirements for proper explosion...

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The cost is so insignificant: NFPA chats with homebuilder who supports home fire sprinklers

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A recent summit hosted by the Missouri Fire Sprinkler Coalition introduced attendees to something of an anomaly--a builder who fully supports home fire sprinklers. Admitting that some of his peers and local homebuilding associations take a different...

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A new certification for health care facility managers

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Over the past 2 years at NFPA we have all been waiting for the Centers for Medicare + Medicaid Services (CMS) to announce that they are switching their requirements from the 2000 edition of NFPA 101, The Life Safety Code, to the 2012 version. It’s...

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