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Thursday, November 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Plastic-Handle Kidde Extinguisher Recall Announced »
Kidde has recalled fire extinguishers with plastic handles due to failure to discharge and nozzle detachment. One death ha...
Thursday, September 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
OSHA Combustible Dust Regulation Off the Table »
The Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions was recently released and a long-in-development combustible dust...
Tuesday, September 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fire and Smoke Door Annual Testing Requirements in Health Care Occupancies »
In a memorandum released in July 2017, The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) confirmed that in addition to th...
Wednesday, January 20, 2016
DOT Provides Interpretation for CO2 Extinguishers »
Last year a NAFED member was inspected by the US Department of Transportation and was given probable violations for involv...
Tuesday, September 8, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Standards for ICC Tests »
  Starting January 1, 2016, the ICC/NAFED exams will reference the following standards. FE: Certified Portab...
Friday, April 3, 2015
US DOT Revises Definition of "Fire Extinguisher" »
The US DOT, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), issued a revised section 173.309 effective J...
Monday, June 10, 2013
Major Study Finds Civilian Use of Extinguishers Safe and Effective »
The results of this major study were shared at NAFED's 2013 conferences. Read on to discover hard data on extinguisher use...

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