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2011-10-13 07:00:00

FireWhat Inc. of Dunsmuir, CA is giving away free smoke detectors for Fire Prevention Week. Dunsmuir, CA (PRWEB) October 13, 2011 The National Fire Prevention Association, since 1896, has sponsored National Fire Prevention Week. Take this time to review the protocols and equipment you have in your house, re-educate yourself on their location and use, and repair or replace any used or expired equipment before you need it. Todayâs FireWhat Inc. safety tip: Smoke detectors....

2011-10-12 12:00:00

Fire Prevention Week is October 9-15 WASHINGTON, Oct. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) urge consumers to take time during Fire Prevention Week to check their homes for fire risks and to develop and practice a family escape plan. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20030904/USCSCLOGO) CPSC estimates an annual average of more than 386,000 unintentional residential fires, nearly...

2011-10-07 13:14:00

AURORA, Ill., Oct. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new nationwide survey*, a majority of Americans don't practice what they plan when it comes to fire safety. The survey of 1,000 Americans revealed a surprising good news/bad news scenario related to fire escape planning. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111007/CG82758) Conducted by First Alert as part of a consumer education campaign tied to national Fire Prevention Week (Oct. 9-15), the survey showed that a majority...

2011-09-19 07:00:00

With less than 2 weeks till the start of National Fire Safety & Prevention month Ventless-Fireplace.Org prepares to help educate both consumers and educators on ventless fireplace safety. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 19, 2011 Starting in less than two weeks will be the official start of October and that means the start of Fire Safety and Prevention Month. The Ventless-Fireplace.Org website, a site dedicated to ventless fireplace consumer education is ready to prompt ventless fireplace...

2011-09-13 09:31:00

WATERTOWN, Mass., Sept. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) announced today that it has teamed up with Emmy-award winning and best-selling author Don Hoffman and illustrator Todd Dakins to create Sparky the Fire Dog®, a picture book to be released on October 1, 2011, in celebration of the NFPA mascot's 60th birthday. The story, based on the life of America's favorite fire safety dog, Sparky®, offers an entertaining and...

2011-08-03 00:00:28

Henri Degre, the General Manager of Product Development for Mobile Concepts by SCOTTY, announces a new, mobile educational facility intended to teach grade school children about proper fire safety. Mount Pleasant, PA (PRWEB) August 02, 2011 In his job as the General Manager of Product Development for Mobile Concepts by SCOTTY, Henri Degre is used to announcing new vehicles and trailers that prevent fire, crime, or accidents. The company's latest product takes "prevention" to a new level,...

2011-06-29 08:05:00

WASHINGTON, June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ad Council, along with the USDA Forest Service and the National Association of State Foresters (NASF), launched a new series of public service advertisements (PSAs) featuring Smokey Bear designed to provide critical information to Americans about wildfire prevention. The PSAs are being distributed prior to the July 4th holiday, a time when many people go camping, have outdoor BBQs and light fireworks. To view the multimedia assets...

2011-05-11 13:26:00

WASHINGTON, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. President Barack Obama has proclaimed May as National Building Safety Month. The first-ever Presidential Proclamation recognizing Building Safety Month declares, "Building safety is a critical component of our homeland security, our personal and public safety, the protection of property, and our economic well?being." It also states: "Building safety and fire prevention officials, architects, engineers, design professionals, builders,...

2011-04-26 07:15:00

CLEVELAND, April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Board for Certification of Safety Managers, also known as BCHCM, recently announced their new Fire Safety Management (FSM) designation for those holding the Certified Healthcare Safety Professional (CHSP) credential. The Board recently issued the first FSM designations to 20 CHSP Diplomates. Please note the FSM designation can only be earned by those holding the CHSP. For additional information about the FSM endorsement, please...

2011-02-22 01:57:00

DUBAI, UAE, February 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a recent report, the majority of fire safety standards within the Middle East and North Africa region are based on codes developed by the US-based National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). Driven by the increase in high-rise construction projects, where the association has devised specific tall building fire codes; and the availability of local training courses, have resulted in the NFPA codes becoming one of the most powerful...