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NFPA Journal Podcast

Aug 1, 2017

Against a backdrop of active shooter events from coast to coast, NFPA began crafting its new standard on response and preparedness to active shooter and/or hostile events, NFPA 3000, in June. In this episode of the NFPA Journal Podcast, staff writer Angelo Verzoni talks with NFPA 3000 technical committee members about...


Jul 5, 2017

Jesse Roman sits down with Boston's Fire Commissioner Joseph Finn to discuss how Boston became a leader in the effort to combat firefighter cancer.  


May 1, 2017

Listen to audio from NFPA Journal’s interview with Erin Baumgartner. In this clip, Baumgartner discusses some of the projects her lab at MIT, the Senseable City Lab, is working on and why first responders should care.”  


Jan 24, 2017

It might seem strange today, but firefighters dying from falling off fire trucks used to be a problem— from 1977 to 1987, an average of nearly four firefighters died each year from falling off of trucks. Today, the problem is virtually unheard of thanks in large part to the 1987 adoption of NFPA 1500, the first...


Jul 12, 2016

With 19 different shows, in countries all over the world and in front of over 15 million patrons; making sure that every Cirque du Soleil show is up to code can seem like a herculean task.  On this episode Jesse Roman talks to the person in charge of that task, Jean-Francois Simard, International Code Advisor...