Fire Safety

Read: Explosion at University of Nevada, Reno Dorm Injures 8 Students

Explosion at University of Nevada, Reno Dorm Injures 8 Students

Authorities arrived on the scene to evacuate and secure the buildings, which had blown-out windows and extensive damage to the roof and flooring.

Read: Former NYC Student Awarded $59M for Being Burned in Chemistry Class

Former NYC Student Awarded $59M for Being Burned in Chemistry Class

The then high school student suffered third-degree burns to more than 30% of his body after a chemistry experiment went wrong in 2014.

Read: Honeywell Recalls Notifier Photoelectric Smoke Sensors

Honeywell Recalls Notifier Photoelectric Smoke Sensors

Honeywell issued a voluntary recall on certain models of its intelligent photoelectric smoke sensors sold with fire alarm systems.

Read: Effective Mass Notification Can Influence Campus Community Response to Emergencies

Effective Mass Notification Can Influence Campus Community Response to Emergencies

The NFPA improved the requirements of the “Fire Alarm and Signaling Code” to create a meaningful and effective method for reaching its intended audience during a crisis.

Read: New Bill Would Allow Illinois Schools to Add Barricades to Classroom Doors

New Bill Would Allow Illinois Schools to Add Barricades to Classroom Doors

If the bill becomes a law, Illinois will be the fourth state in the Midwest to allow certain barricades, most of which aren’t ADA or fire code compliant, to be used in lockdown situations.

Read: NAPCO Announces Northwest Independent School Security Project

NAPCO Announces Northwest Independent School Security Project

The software program has the fastest processing times currently available, rapid door opening times, full data downloads and can control up to 32,000 doors.

Read: Campus Safety Takes Stand Against Non-Code-Compliant Door Barricades

Campus Safety Takes Stand Against Non-Code-Compliant Door Barricades

Campus Safety will no longer accept ads or sponsorships from companies whose door barricades don’t comply with ADA and NFPA codes.

Read: During Our Darkest Times, Human Kindness Shines Through

During Our Darkest Times, Human Kindness Shines Through

Need evidence of America’s better angels? Here are just a few of the many stories of bravery and selflessness during this month’s California wildfires.

Read: Pepperdine University Survives Close Call with Woolsey Fire

Pepperdine University Survives Close Call with Woolsey Fire

The Woolsey wildfire, which continues to scorch the area all around the school, got very close to the Pepperdine campus.

Read: Managing Risk and Liability on Campus Through Renters Insurance

Managing Risk and Liability on Campus Through Renters Insurance

New approaches to renters insurance programs are helping protect students and colleges from common risks, such as fire and theft.

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