National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) News

NFPA processes provisional public safety standard to prevent active shooter events

A rise in active shooter incidents and the escalating impact of hostile events has prompted the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) to process NFPA 3000, Standard for Preparedness and Response to Active Shooter and/or Hostile Events as a provisional standard, which means it would be available for use as early as April 2018. As part of the standards process, NFPA 3000 will be open for input until February 23rd, 2018. This marks only the second time in NFPA’s 121-year history that p...

AES Corporation to showcase latest security innovations and present recently launched initiatives at ISC West 2016

AES will showcase initiatives including the Insights blog, Dealer Marketing Toolkit & more AES Corporation, the leading manufacturer of long-range wireless private mesh radio alarm communication products and services, will be exhibiting at ISC West 2016. The tradeshow is taking place on April 6-8, 2016 at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada. 7706-ULF Integrated Fire Monitoring System AES will showcase new UL listed and NFPA compliant fire products. The 7706-ULF Integrat...

Avon’s argus Mi-TIC S thermal imaging range now NFPA 1801 certified

The latest addition to Avon Protection’s argus thermal imaging range, the Mi-TIC S, has passed all the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) requirements and is now certified compliant to the latest edition of NFPA 1801. The NFPA is the world’s leading advocate on fire prevention and an authoritative source on public safety. The NFPA 1801:2013 standard specifies design, performance, testing and certification requirements for thermal imaging cameras used by the fire service dur...

US and German security exhibitors to take centre stage at Intersec 2016

The global gathering at the three-day event is as impressive as ever, reinforced by 14 country pavilions The global significance of the Middle East’s security and safety market has been underlined by top German and US companies leading a large turnout of international exhibitors at Intersec 2016 next month. The 18th edition of Intersec, the world’s leading trade show for security, safety, and fire protection, will feature more than 1,200 exhibitors from 54 countri...

Wireless alarm communication products maker, AES appoints David Heinen as Regional Sales Manager

Heinen will cover the commercial and residential market in Southeastern USA for AES AES Corporation, the leading manufacturer of private wireless mesh alarm communication networks, is pleased to announce that David Heinen has joined the AES sales team as Regional Sales Manager. Based in the greater Atlanta area, he will cover the commercial and residential market in Southeastern USA. David’s new role David brings successful sales experience in the security industry to...

Physical security solution buying guide: 7 things to consider

All seven decision factors contribute to an effective physical security solution Installation of an effective physical security solution can enable end users to avoid serious mistakes. This article presents a comprehensive and consultative decision methodology to help end users make the best decisions about security entrance products for the long term. The decision-making process is based on Boon Edam’s more than 100 years of experience in installing thousands of entry s...

NFPA’s security standards to be revised: Any suggestions?

January 5, 2015 is the deadline to suggest changes to the National Fire Protection Association’s (a US trade association) two documents that serve the security marketplace. Anyone can provide public input into the standards through the NFPA website. NFPA 731: Standard for the Installation of Electronic Premises Security Systems provides guidance on how to install, test and maintain electronic premise security systems and their components. Its specific requirements are written so that...

AES Corporation promotes John Milliron to Vice President of Sales for the North America region

John will be responsible for directing the expansion of new business opportunities in the US & Canada security market AES Corporation, the security industry's leading developer of wireless mesh radio technology, announced recently the promotion of John Milliron to Vice President of Sales for the North America region. Based out of the Philadelphia satellite office, John will be responsible for directing the expansion of existing accounts and new business opportunities in th...