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Read: New Report Calls for Massive Alarm Panel Recall

New Report Calls for Massive Alarm Panel Recall

For the past 20 years most hardwired alarm panels have been manufactured in deviation to UL 1023, UL 985 and NFPA 72 standards, Jeffrey Zwirn contends.

Read: Badly Needed Renovations to U.S. Firehouses Could Cost $100B, NFPA Study Shows

Badly Needed Renovations to U.S. Firehouses Could Cost $100B, NFPA Study Shows

A new NFPA report found that more than 21,000 firehouses across the nation are beyond 40 years of age and in need of significant overhauls.

Read: How to Properly Protect Public Transit

How to Properly Protect Public Transit

Follow public transit life-safety best practices by getting up to speed on NFPA 130, “Standard for Fixed Guideway Transit and Passenger Rail Service.”

Read: Pets Need Fire Safety Too: Suppression and Detection Requirements for Animal Facilities

Pets Need Fire Safety Too: Suppression and Detection Requirements for Animal Facilities

When there are no local requirements, alarm dealers should turn to NFPA 150, “Fire and Life Safety in Animal Housing Facilities Code,” to keep animals safe.

Read: Make Sure You Know These Fire Protection Standards for Telecom Facilities

Make Sure You Know These Fire Protection Standards for Telecom Facilities

Regardless of whether a Telecommunication facility is manned or unmanned, should a fire break out, communications will be disrupted. Here’s how to help prevent such an event.

Read: Active Shooter Response & Lots More in Store at NFPA Conference & Expo

Active Shooter Response & Lots More in Store at NFPA Conference & Expo

Held June 17-20, the annual education event will offer 120+ sessions, plus 325 exhibitors will display their latest wares.

Read: Keys to Increased Fire System Performance and False Alarm Reduction? Multisensor Detection.

Keys to Increased Fire System Performance and False Alarm Reduction? Multisensor Detection.

According to recent testing, multisensor detection has the potential to reduce the number of false alarms by up to nearly 40%.

Read: A Review of Training Required to Install Fire Alarm Systems

A Review of Training Required to Install Fire Alarm Systems

Fire safety expert Shane Clary delves into training and certifications required to install fire alarm systems, as well as where to obtain them.

Read: First-of-Its-Kind Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm Survey Underway

First-of-Its-Kind Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm Survey Underway

The purpose of the survey is to gather information on perceptions, usage and functionality of smoke and CO detectors in homes within the United States.

Read: How to Protect a Campus With Proper Perimeter Security

How to Protect a Campus With Proper Perimeter Security

An expert reviews perimeter security best practices based on NFPA 730’s deter, detect, delay tactic.

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