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Free Online Access To NFPA Codes and Standards

June 29th, 2011 Comments off

NFPAThe National Fire Protection Association is providing free online access to various NFPA codes and standards. The service, which is available to NFPA members and non-members, allows both PC and Mac users to access these documents electronically. Read more…

Solar Power and Its Impact on Fire Protection

May 21st, 2010 Comments off

The National Association of State Fire Marshalls has formed an initiative to bridge the safety gap between conventional fire prevention practices, building codes, and fire suppression techniques including the use of renewable energy sources, such as solar power. They have released a report titled Fire Fighter Safety and Emergency Response for Solar Power Systems and which is available from their website. Read more…

How to View Free NFPA Codes and Standards

August 31st, 2009 Comments off

NFPATutorial on how to access for free NFPA codes and Standards, a great resource provided by the National Fire Protection Association for all the NFPA codes or standards.

Update: see our more recent article Free Online Access To NFPA Codes And Standards

International Code Council Conference in Rochester, NY

June 2nd, 2007 Comments off

Klausbruckner & Associates attended the biannual International Code council conference in Rochester, NY, USA. Since the changes in the political climate in Sacramento in recent years, California has become very active in the International Fire and Building Codes. Nowhere has this change been more marked than in the number of contingents present from California at the International Code Council Code Development hearings in May 2007 in Rochester, New York. Read more…

HazMat 2007 Conference in Sydney, Australia

May 25th, 2007 Comments off

Klausbruckner & Associates attended the HazMat 2007 conference in Sydney, NSW, which was sponsored by the FPAA. The presented program had two key focuses, (1) international and Australian chemical management, and (2) dangerous goods, emergency response, and contaminated sites. The speakers discussed the various new rules imposed by the change to the GHS criteria, as well as potential cost effective ways of transitioning to these new standards. Considerable review was given to which parts of the GHS criteria should be implemented immediately and what this will mean for exports to European countries which are in process of adopting certain parts of the GHS. The timetable in transitioning to the new rules has become crucial for Australian businesses and an overview was given in order to decide on which areas should make the transition now. Read more…