A few NFPA items you may find of interest/helpful.

NFPA Sparky copyright process – This is a new page on our website that guides you through the process for using Sparky imaging on fire-prevention vehicles, and in images you create for social media, etc. It looks complex but it isn’t, and we guarantee a response within two weeks! https://www.nfpa.org/TERMSOFUSE

NFPA Xchange – This is our public-education discussion forum (there are other discussion areas too – click on the NFPA/Xchange icon on the top left to navigate to other topics) https://community.nfpa.org/community/open-xchange/public-education There is GREAT information here and Xchange is a wonderful vehicle through which you can communicate with other fire prevention offices and/or fire- and life-safety officers, and chief officers.  Use it!! 🙂

Safety Source newsletter – You can subscribe to this newsletter for free – please do so! https://www.nfpa.org/Public-Education/Outreach/Safety-source-newsletter

The NFPA public-educator of the year award https://www.nfpa.org/Public-Education/Outreach/Grants-and-awards-for-publicer-educators/Fire-and-Life-Safety-Educator-of-the-Year Submissions are due Feb. 9. PLEASE consider submitting or applying if you are making great use of NFPA resources. Call me to discuss (number is below).

Links to NFPA resources available for free download and distribution: https://www.nfpa.org/Public-Education/Resources/Using-NFPAs-public-education-content

FREE access to codes and standards: https://www.nfpa.org/Codes-and-Standards There are four links on this page – click Free online access, and you will be guided through the process to find the code/standard. This is an easy process and takes only a moment. There is no “print” option but this is a great link to have on your phone/iPad to remotely access standards.

NFPA membership – Our new levels of membership: https://www.nfpa.org/marketing/membership-professional?order_src=D800

I will send out these types of messages regularly (but not so often as to clog up your in box!). Please feel free to pass on this information to your groups or associations.

Thanks and holler if you need guidance or additional resources,

Laura King

Public-education representative | Canada
National Fire Protection Association
P: 289-838-5158

Community risk reduction | Smoke alarms (safety and installation  programs) |Learn Not To Burn | Remembering When | Hoarding | Bring Safety to the Table (cooking fires) | Fire Prevention Week | Sparky’s School House | Fire Sprinkler Initiative | Fire safety for multigenerational families living together | Put a Freeze On Winter Fires | Wildfire Community Preparedness Day | Community tool kits | Lesson plans | Safety tip sheets | Videos | Apps and games

Contact me for information and presentations to your department / association

www.nfpa.org | Sparky.org | Sparkyschoolhouse.org

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