“NFPA 1: Provisions For Naturally Cut & Artificial Christmas Trees.” #FireSafety

by Kristin Bigda (Please note, the current edition of NFPA 1 is now the 2018 edition.  This new edition is available to view online for free at www.nfpa.org/1.  All future Fire Code Friday posts will reference the 2018 edition unless specifically noted.) On November 1, my phone rang and it was an NFPA member with a question … Continue reading “NFPA 1: Provisions For Naturally Cut & Artificial Christmas Trees.” #FireSafety

NHTSA “Plan Ahead This Holiday Season—Buzzed Driving Is Drunk Driving‏”

The holidays are a time to celebrate with friends and family. But it’s also a time to make sure you are keeping safe the ones you love. Whether you’re at a family holiday gathering, a New Year’s Eve bash, or driving around with your little ones, many of our social plans will involve driving.According to … Continue reading NHTSA “Plan Ahead This Holiday Season—Buzzed Driving Is Drunk Driving‏”

Please Help the “2nd Annual “No One Fights Alone” Dempsey’s Toy Drive” #ToyDrive #KidsWithCancer #Illinois

  Click on photo to enlarge for contact information! Please help the "2nd Annual Dempsey's & Friends Toy Drive!" Please read the flyer (Click on photo!) and help a child with cancer have a great Christmas! These kids fight everyday, lets show them that we are fighting with them. NO ONE FIGHTS ALONE! Join the … Continue reading Please Help the “2nd Annual “No One Fights Alone” Dempsey’s Toy Drive” #ToyDrive #KidsWithCancer #Illinois

Download Free “Safety Photo of the Day” Screensaver – Windows PC

    "Why Lock - Out, Tag- Out is vitally important!" Download your Free "Safety Photo of the Day" screensaver at the link below or in the Box.net files to the right side of this page. This is Virus Free and for Windows OS only. Each photo and cartoon will give you and those around you … Continue reading Download Free “Safety Photo of the Day” Screensaver – Windows PC

Holiday Safety – “Take A Second To Be Safe!”

Be On The Safe Side This Season: Top 10 Tips for Safer Holidays With the hustle and bustle of the holidays, it seems that there’s never enough time to get everything done. Choosing Christmas Lights: Think LED and Look for UL More than one hundred million decorative lights are sold in the United States in … Continue reading Holiday Safety – “Take A Second To Be Safe!”

Tech Tips for Saint Nick – By Petzl Fall Arrest Products ®

  Santa's job isn't without its risks. Just imagine working under serious time pressure, moving around on snowy roofs in the dark... In Florida, "Santa Claus" was getting ready for the upcoming Christmas work rush and brushing up on his rappelling technique at a local shopping mall. But the exercise didn't go exactly as planned. … Continue reading Tech Tips for Saint Nick – By Petzl Fall Arrest Products ®

Fire Prevention News: Weekly Roundup – March 6, 2012

  Campaigns / Other Fire Prevention Efforts Campus Fire Safety Inspections/Code enforcement Smoke Alarms Sprinklers Wildland Fire Safety Fire safety tips and reminders Other Safety News Smoke Alarm Saves Sprinkler Saves International News Links to Fire Prevention-related news articles - Updated 03/05/2012 Campaigns/ Other Fire Prevention Activities Russellville Firefighters Install Smoke Detectors For Elderly and … Continue reading Fire Prevention News: Weekly Roundup – March 6, 2012

Fire Prevention News: Weekly Roundup – January 31, 2012

Campaigns / Other Fire Prevention Efforts Campus Fire Safety Inspections/Code enforcement Smoke Alarms Sprinklers Wildland Fire Safety Fire safety tips and reminders Other Fire Safety News Smoke Alarm Saves Sprinkler Saves International News Campaigns/ Other Fire Prevention Activities Fire hazard checks underway - The city has begun an initiative to reduce the risk of home … Continue reading Fire Prevention News: Weekly Roundup – January 31, 2012

Safety Photo of the Day – Putting Up the Christmas Tree

Putting up the Christmas tree. Yes, the lower person is standing on a chair under the cherry picker basket. While this is not a workplace it still highlights the dangers of using powered equipment and working at heights.

Fire Truck With 10,000 Christmas Lights!! Awesome Display!

Fire Truck With 10,000 Christmas Lights!! Awesome Display! Gotta Love This!! 🙂