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NFPA Releases Construction Site Fire Prevention Program Manager Online Training, Announces Webinar Panel Focused On Building Under Construction Safety

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) launched a new Fire Prevention Program Manager Online Training Series today to help the building industry understand and adopt the strategies defined in NFPA 241, Standard for Safeguarding Construction, Alteration, and Demolition Operations, which calls for a fire prevention program and a designated manager to enforce safety onsite. The topic will also be discussed by a panel of industry experts during an Addressing Fire Safety Challenges During Co...

C-TEC Enhances Fire Safety At A Prestigious Site In Cape Town With Their CAST Fire Alarm Systems

A vast multi-functional business park in South Africa’s Cape Town is the latest prestigious site to be protected by C-TEC’s revolutionary CAST fire alarm system. Owned by Inospace, a rapidly-expanding operator of serviced business parks, the textile exchange is a 2-hectare park located just minutes from Cape Town’s International Airport. Featuring a fully-kitted business hub, warehouse storage areas, high specification meeting rooms and restaurants, the park is home to a wealt...

Metro Chiefs Renames Annual Lifetime Achievement Award After Long-Time Executive Secretary Russell Sanders

The Metropolitan “Metro” Fire Chiefs Association Board of Directors has unanimously voted to rename their annual Lifetime Achievement Award the “Russell E. Sanders Lifetime Achievement Award” in recognition of Sanders’ leadership and continuous contributions to Metro Chiefs and the international fire service. Metro Chiefs is a section of the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) and National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). The Russell E. Sanders Lifet...

NFPA Addresses Arc Flash Events In Additional Interview For Faces Of Fire Electrical Hazard Awareness Video Campaign Series

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors introduce an additional, final video interview of its Faces of Fire/Electrical series, which features personal stories of people impacted by electrical incidents and demonstrates the need for continued education and awareness about electrical hazards in the workplace and at home. Arc Flash Event In August 2004, Don Johnson, an electrician from Florida, was at work connecting a client’s backup gener...

Johnson Controls Launches The Tyco RM-2 Riser Manifold With Model TD-2 Test And Drain Valve

Johnson Controls, the provider of smart, healthy, and sustainable buildings, introduces the Tyco RM-2 Riser Manifold with Model TD-2 Test and Drain Valve. The UL and UL-C Listed, FM Approved system simplifies installation, testing, and operation for fire protection contractors by providing all the necessary components in a pre-assembled compact unit, including a unique linear shut-off function offering the ultimate sealing design. The RM-2 Riser Manifold is intended for use with wet pipe sprink...

Marioff HI-FOG Fire Protection System to Protect Grand Tower Residential Building in Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Marioff announced Germany’s tallest residential building, located in Frankfurt am Main’s Europaviertel district, is now protected by its HI-FOG® water mist fire protection system.  Soaring at a height of 180 meters, the Grand Tower boasts more than 400 apartments, including several penthouses, and is an impressive part of the Frankfurt am Main skyline. Marioff, a leading developer of water mist fire protection technology, is a part of Carrier Global Corpor...

TYCO LFP Antifreeze+ From Johnson Controls Protects Sprinkler Systems In Extreme Cold Weather

Johnson Controls, a global provider of smart, healthy and sustainable building solutions - and originator of UL Listed antifreeze for fire sprinkler systems - continues to innovate its wet-pipe freeze protection solution to support market demands and more rigorous temperature requirements. Tyco LFP Antifreeze+ from Johnson Controls delivers the first UL Listed antifreeze solution that performs at temperatures as low as minus 32°C (minus 25°F). The pre-mixed solution protects against fre...

Statcomm Inc., a Fire and Life Safety Company, Prepares for 2021 with New Software and Hires

The founders of Statcomm Inc. are pleased to announce that they have hired a number of new employees and introduced a new software platform to help prepare for a busy 2021. Statcomm Inc. is a complete fire alarm and life safety company that's able to assist clients throughout the Greater Bay Area with tests and inspections required by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and State of California. A new software platform to help engineers, estimators, and technicians in the field stay...

AFEX Enhances Control Unit V1.7 With Additional Features

AFEX Fire Suppression Systems control unit has been field-proven for almost 10 years. It is durable, powerful, reliable, and easy to use. This unit features a programmable LCD display, standalone battery, internal data log, telematics connectivity, audible and visual alarms, and up to two simultaneous detection circuits. New Features USB downloadable data log Data log storage increased to 3272 entries Real-time clock for time-stamped entries Normally closed Alarm and Problem relays provid...

AFPG Little Rock Recognized For Their Work On The Crawford County Detention Center With Excellence In Construction Eagle Award

The new Detention Center in Crawford County, Arkansas has raised the bar when it comes to Life Safety measures. The new Crawford County Justice Center was built due to alarming overcrowding issues that endangered the safety of the inmates and staff. The new 307 bed facility is now a beacon of safety, especially when it comes to Life Safety & Fire Protection. Installing Life Safety system In February of 2018, The Association of Builders and Contractors of Arkansas awarded American Fire Prot...

American Fire Sprinkler Association Appoints Robert Caputo As The President To Interact With Key Stakeholders

The Board of Directors of the Dallas-based American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) has announced the unanimous selection of Robert G. (Bob) Caputo, CFPS, as the association's President. Established in 1981, AFSA and its federation of 31 chapters serve as North America's largest fire sprinkler industry organization. Caputo's tenure will begin on November 1, 2020. "The Board members and I are very excited and extremely pleased to welcome Bob to the AFSA team," says AFSA Chair of the Board Ted...

American Fire Protection Group Explains The Use Of Backflow Preventers In Sprinklers To Avoid Wastage Of Water

It is safe to say that water is vital to the existence on this planet. What was once in abundant supply is now being rationed due to the growth of the populous; therefore making it crucial to protect what resources one has as best they can. In the fire protection industry, one must do their part to protect the water supply. The most sensible way, at present, is through a Backflow Protection Program. An ever-growing number of cities and small towns are requiring approved backflow preventers to b...

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