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National Fire Protection Association


Established in 1896, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is the world's leading advocate of fire prevention and an authoritative source on public safety, NFPA develops, publishes, and disseminates more than 300 consensus codes and standards intended to minimize the possibility and effects of fire and other risks. NFPA membership totals more than 81,000 individuals around the world and more than 80 national trade and professional organizations.

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NFPA Library of Resources

CHARLES S MORGAN LIBRARY

The Charles S. Morgan Library supports the research and maintains the archives of the National Fire Protection Association. Located in the NFPA headquarters in Quincy, Massachusetts, the Morgan Technical Library represents one of the largest fire science libraries in the world.  The library was established in 1945, and was later named after Charles S. Morgan, a former President of NFPA.

The Library's collection reflects the interests and activities of members, NFPA committees and staff. Resource materials collected from national and international sources include more than 15,000 books and reports, 200 periodical titles, and educational media such as curricula, videos, games and brochures. The archives include NFPA documents dating from the Association's founding in 1896.

NFPA members and non-members can contact the library with research questions about NFPA codes, Proposal and Comments Reports, booklets, reports brochures, fire investigation reports, and journal articles. The library is open to the public Monday- Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm and is closed on national holidays.

http://www.nfpa.org/research/charles-s-morgan-library


NFPA CAMPUS AND DORM ROOM FIRE SAFETY TIPS

Read all of NFPA's campus fire safety tips and download our free safety tip sheet and infographic. NFPA also has a resource for students who are moving to off-campus housing.

http://www.nfpa.org/safety-information/for-consumers/occupancies/campus-and-dorm-fires

 

NFPA, Articles written by NFPA for The Center
ARTICLES WRITTEN BY NFPA FOR THE CENTER
 TitleDescription Created Date
Are Your Sprinklers Ready for Back-to-School Download8/31/2017
PHASE-OUT OF PLAIN OLD TELEPHONE SERVICE COULD IMPACT CAMPUS FIRE-SAFETYBy Barry Chase, Senior Fire Protection Engineer NFPADownload7/31/2017
Attention! Fraternities, sororities, clubs, classes and teams, there’s a wildfire community service project for YOU! by By: Tom McGowan By: Tom McGowan Senior Specialist, NFPADownload6/29/2017
Energy Storage Systems and Fire SafetyBy Brian O'Connor, FPE, NFPADownload5/26/2017
Fuel Storage for Stationary Engines for Emergency Generatorsby Bob Benedetti, Principal Engineer, Flammable Liquids, NFPADownload4/27/2017
How college students studying overseas can stay fire safeby Lorraine Carli, NFPADownload3/27/2017
Boston in Spring Time-What Better Time to Attend the NFPA Conference and ExpoRobert Solomon, PE, NFPADownload2/27/2017
What’s New in Fire Investigation 2017? By Michael T. WixtedDownload1/23/2017
Differences in Flammable / Combustible Liquids Classification by Robert E Solomon, NFPADownload12/12/2016
Fire Prevention Weekby LisaMarie SinatraDownload10/6/2016
COLLEGE INITIATION - HIS AND MINEby Mark W. Earley, PE , NFPA Download8/25/2016
Life Safety, Fire Safety, Security Safety: Blended, Balanced and Built Inby Robert Solomon, PE, NFPADownload7/14/2016
Campus Fire Safety by the Numbersby Allan B. FraserDownload6/20/2016
What’s Cookin’? Fire Safety Regulations for Food Trucksby Jacqueline WilmotDownload5/20/2016
Suicide Prevention: Awareness Programs Needed by Tom McGowanDownload3/31/2016
What's The Risk? (Assessment)by Robert E Solomon, NFPADownload2/29/2016
NFPA 3 and 4by Paul Dunphy, Harvard UniversityDownload2/28/2016
Uncovering the Veil of Smokeby Brian O’Connor, Associate Engineer, NFPADownload1/25/2016
BE RESILIENT! BE BRILLIANT!by Robert Solomon, PE, NFPADownload12/15/2015
Alternative Energy Sources: A Life Style Change and a Life Safety Concern?by Tom McGowan, Senior Fire Specialist, NFPADownload11/12/2015
Developing Emergency Action Plans in High-Rise Buildingsby Kristin Bigda, PE Download9/26/2015
New Requirements for Stairway Video Monitoring in NFPA 101by Michael Wixted, Emergency Services Specialist, NFPADownload8/27/2015
Have a Plan for Your Safetyby Curt Floyd, NFPADownload7/29/2015
One is never served so well as by oneselfby Allan B. Fraser, CBI, CPCA, Sr. Building Code Specialist, NFPADownload6/25/2015
Integrated System Testing – It’s Not Already Done?By Jacqueline R. Wilmot, Fire Protection EngineerDownload5/28/2015
MULTI - PHASED FIRE ALARM AND MASS NOTIFICATION SYSTEM UPGRADES:By Ernesto Vega JanicaDownload4/28/2015
Protecting those Books!by Audrey GoldsteinDownload3/30/2015
What is the difference between the NFPA 704 “diamond” and OSHA GHS labels ?by Nancy PearceDownload2/24/2015
NFPA 30 and MAQs for Storage of Containers of Flammable / Combustible Liquidsby Bob BenedettiDownload1/26/2015
Free Egress by Occupants is a must!by Ron CoteDownload12/17/2014
Winter Code Complianceby Robert SolomonDownload10/28/2014
NFPA Fire Prevention Week Message Download9/29/2014
NFPA Campus Fire Safety Month and Fire Prevention Weekby Lorraine CarliDownload8/27/2014
High Rise Building Fire Safety on College Campusesby Kristin Bigda, P.E.Download7/29/2014
Are We Ignoring 20 Percent of Our Population When We Plan for Evacuations?by Allen B. FraserDownload6/26/2014
Student Fire and EMS Squardsby Ken HollandDownload5/27/2014
Is your Campus Properly Equipped with a Mass Notification System?by Richard RouxDownload5/2/2014
Is Your Campus Infrastructure Equipped to Notify you of an Emergency?by Richard RouxDownload5/2/2014
Portable Fire Extinguishers 101by Jonathan LevinDownload5/2/2014
In Today's Changing World Certification Matters by Laurent McDonaldDownload5/2/2014
UC Davis Fire Department gets Students Involvedby Ryan DepewDownload5/2/2014
Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Swinging Fire Doorsby Kristin Bigda Download5/2/2014
Grilling Safetyby Kenneth WilletteDownload5/2/2014
Tactical Challenges in Responding to Campus Facilitiesby Steven SawyerDownload5/2/2014
ITM Made Easy - NFPA 25 in a Nutshellby Matt KlausDownload5/2/2014
Chemical Hazard Symbol Guidesby Guy ColonnaDownload5/2/2014
Fire and EMS on Campus: So Many Choicesby Ken HollandDownload5/2/2014
Carbon Monoxideby Gregory HarrisonnDownload5/2/2014
Hazardous Chemical Storage Do's and Don'ts by Guy ColonnaDownload5/2/2014
Fire Prevention Strategies for College Studentsby Tracy GolinveauxDownload5/2/2014
Using Elevators for Occupant Evacuationby Ron CoteDownload5/2/2014
Safety Cansby Bob Benedetti Download5/2/2014
Fire Alarm System Inspection, Testing and Maintenance (ITM)by Lee RichardsonDownload5/2/2014
Do Your Laboratory Operations Measure up to NFPA 45?by Martha CurtisDownload5/2/2014
We Have the Powerby Allan FraserDownload5/2/2014
Means of Egress Maintenance and Security in Student Housingby Gregory HarrisonDownload5/2/2014
Flammable Liquids Storage Cabinets (Part 2 of 2)by Bob Benedetti Download5/2/2014
NFPA Resourcesby Lauren BackstromDownload5/2/2014
Hazardous Materials Response on Campusby Tom McGowanDownload5/2/2014
Keeping Assembly Venue Egress Paths Usableby Ron CoteDownload5/2/2014
Fire Protection of Commercial Cooking Operationsby Jonathan HartDownload5/2/2014
Santa Maria Brazil Nightclub Fireby James DolanDownload5/2/2014
Medical Gas Safetyby Richard P. BielenDownload5/2/2014
Planning for an Emergency on your College Campusby Orlando P. HernandezDownload5/2/2014
Living with Sprinklers by Audrey GoldsteinDownload4/25/2014
Fire Protection of Information Technology Equipmentby Jonathan HartDownload3/23/2014
Safe Handling of Flammable and Combustible Liquidsby Bob BenedettiDownload2/23/2014
Changes in Chemical Hazard Communication by Laura MontvilleDownload1/21/2014