October 2019

  1. #290 – What Is a Fire Marshal? And Exactly What Is an AHJ?

    #290 – What Is a Fire Marshal? And Exactly What Is an AHJ?
    Are fire marshals and AHJs always the same? QRFS examines the roles of AHJs and fire marshals in fire protection code enforcement and safety, explaining their duties and powers.
  2. #289 – Life Safety Rope: NFPA Requirements for Technical-Use Rope, Part 2

    #289 – Life Safety Rope: NFPA Requirements for Technical-Use Rope, Part 2
    Read this guide for helping emergency-services personnel select technical-use life safety rope according to NFPA standards.
  3. #288 – Life Safety Rope: NFPA Requirements for Choosing the Technical-Use Rope, Part 1

    #288 – Life Safety Rope: NFPA Requirements for Choosing the Technical-Use Rope, Part 1
    Life safety rope is what firefighters turn to for rescue, but selecting the best rope requires understanding its characteristics and NFPA requirements before purchase.
  4. #287 – Haunted House Safety Regulations: IBC and NFPA Model Code Requirements

    #287 – Haunted House Safety Regulations: IBC and NFPA Model Code Requirements
    Haunted houses are supposed to be spooky, but fire safety regulations make sure they’re also safe. Learn the NFPA and IBC model fire codes.
  5. #286 – Fire Hydrant Colors: Their NFPA Spectrum and Meaning

    #286 – Fire Hydrant Colors: Their NFPA Spectrum and Meaning
    Learn what fire hydrant colors mean, including the National Fire Protection Association’s (NFPA) national recommendations.
  6. #285 – Digital Pressure Gauges in Fire Sprinkler Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance

    #285 – Digital Pressure Gauges in Fire Sprinkler Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance
    Learn why handheld digital pressure gauges are bringing flexibility, accuracy, and greater convenience to standpipe and fire protection ITM tasks.
  7. #284 – Guide to Dry Sprinkler Systems, Part 11: Annual Dry Sprinkler Tests

    #284 – Guide to Dry Sprinkler Systems, Part 11: Annual Dry Sprinkler Tests
    Learn about the annual dry sprinkler tests in NFPA 25, which includes requirements for various sprinkler system components.
  8. #283 – Fire Sprinkler Head Replacement: Who is Authorized to Do It and How?

    #283 – Fire Sprinkler Head Replacement: Who is Authorized to Do It and How?
    It’s time to replace your fire sprinkler heads. QRFS explains the equipment, NFPA standards, and procedures involved in repairing a sprinkler system.
  9. #282 – Central Sprinkler Company: Guide to Finding or Replacing Cover Plates and Heads

    #282 – Central Sprinkler Company: Guide to Finding or Replacing Cover Plates and Heads
    Recalls and the Tyco buy-out made Central Sprinkler Company’s products scarce. Here’s what we know about replacing Central Sprinkler heads and cover plates.
  10. #281 – Food Truck Fire Safety Regulations: New NFPA Model Code

    #281 – Food Truck Fire Safety Regulations: New NFPA Model Code
    A tragedy sparked the first NFPA model code aimed at food trucks, making the industry safer today. Learn the elements of food truck fire safety regulations.

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