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#339 – Fire Safety in Schools: A Fire And Life Safety Inspection Checklist

#339 – Fire Safety in Schools: A Fire And Life Safety Inspection Checklist

Learn the school fire safety requirements outlined in NFPA model codes One of the greatest fire tragedies in U.S. history happened in...
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#338 – New York State Fire Code: Key Changes in the 2020 Edition

#338 – New York State Fire Code: Key Changes in the 2020 Edition

The 2020 Fire Code of New York State will be the law on May 12th The 2020 edition of the New York...
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#337 – Fire Protection System Maintenance During the COVID-19 Pandemic

#337 – Fire Protection System Maintenance During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Learn NFPA inspection testing, and maintenance guidance in light of coronavirus—and tips for performing tasks safely As the coronavirus pandemic continues to...
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#336 – Life Safety & Fire Sprinkler Training Online: A List of Resources

#336 – Life Safety & Fire Sprinkler Training Online: A List of Resources

Take advantage of these free and discounted online training options while you’re stuck at home It’s hard to believe that it’s only...
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#335 – Sprinkler Pipe Fittings and Couplings: Types and Uses

#335 – Sprinkler Pipe Fittings and Couplings: Types and Uses

Grooved pipe fittings make for faster installations—and an impressive variety of couplings, tees, and other sprinkler pipe fittings make them far easier, too.
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#334 – Coronavirus Emergency Operations Plans: NFPA & OSHA Guidance

#334 – Coronavirus Emergency Operations Plans: NFPA & OSHA Guidance

Learn how to develop or update emergency operations plans to deal with the coronavirus pandemic—plus why fire safety remains a priority.
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#333 — Does Smoke in a Can Work with Every Smoke Detector?

#333 — Does Smoke in a Can Work with Every Smoke Detector?

UL-listed canned smoke offers the most effective method for testing smoke detectors Working smoke detectors more than double people’s chances of surviving...
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#332 – Testing Smoke Detectors with Smoke in a Can

#332 – Testing Smoke Detectors with Smoke in a Can

Learn how smoke in a can works—and why it is a convenient, reliable smoke detector tester Smoke detectors are fundamental fire protection...
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#331 – Hospital Fire Safety: NFPA Requirements for Protection and Compliance

#331 – Hospital Fire Safety: NFPA Requirements for Protection and Compliance

Learn the NFPA systems and essential fire safety guidelines for hospitals and other medical facilities A 2013 study published in the Journal...
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#330 – Guide to Viking Fire Sprinkler Escutcheons

#330 – Guide to Viking Fire Sprinkler Escutcheons

Escutcheons ensure proper timing and spray patterns for Viking sprinkler heads With 100 years in the fire protection business, Viking manufactures and...
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