It was brought to The Vision 20/20 Project’s attention by a smoke alarm... manufacturer that there were smoke and CO alarms being sold on Amazon that had not undergone third-party testing to determine if they met the requirements of UL 217 Standard for Smoke Alarms or UL 2034 Standard for Single and Multiple Station Carbon Monoxide Alarms.
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SFPE is currently in the process of drafting the sixth edition of the SFPE Handbook of Fire Protection Engineering ... . A peer review of the content in the fifth edition will be conducted as part of this process. The purpose of this peer review is to organize an independent review of each chapter and reviews across chapters. The goal of the review will be to suggest potential technical weaknesses, duplicate content, overlaps between chapters, areas for working examples, and new or innovative content. If you are interested in participating as a peer reviewer, contact Chris Jelenewicz
The SFPE Standing Committee on Professional Qualifications (CPQ) and specifically, the Subcommittee on Professional Competency ... and Credentialing has worked over the last couple of years to develop the “Recommended Minimum Technical Core Competencies for the Practice of Fire Protection Engineering.” This is the first time that the SFPE has documented the minimum knowledge, skills and experience someone needs in order to qualify themselves as a fire protection engineer.
Fire safety was largely absent from the themes of Horizon 2020 and this risks recurring in Horizon Europe, despite increasing awareness of the importance of fire safety in today’s urban and technological society and of wildfire risk. A meeting organized by IAFSS, in Brussels on 3rd December, brought together key stakeholders from across Europe and DG Research, DG GROW and JRC.
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