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December 19, 2023 According to the National Fire Protection Association, more than 200 home fires start each year in Christmas trees. NFPA has some tips to make your home more "fire safe" this Christmas season. Have a Merry and Safe Christmas!

 

October 5, 2023 Standards Development: NFPA 12 (Carbon Dioxide system) Standard, NFPA 12A (Halon 1301 system) standard, and NFPA 2001 (Clean Agent system) standard are in the fall 2024 revision cycle. Public comments on the first draft of these standards are now being accepted. The first drafts may be viewed on the NFPA website. The deadline for public comments is January 4, 2024.

 

September 21, 2023 Congratulations to GSI consultant Jessica Hubert for being appointed alternate to Tom Wysocki on the NFPA GFE Technical Committee (TC). The GFE Technical Committee develops the NFPA 12 (Carbon Dioxide system) Standard, NFPA 12A (Halon 1301 system) standard, and NFPA 2001 (Clean Agent system) standard. Jessica currently is serving on three TC task groups, one of which she chairs.

Jessica also is a Principal Member of the NFPA Technical Committee responsible for NFPA 1082 (Standard for Facilities Fire and Life Safety Director Professional Qualifications) and NFPA 2800 (Standard on Facility Emergency Action Plans). Jessica also serves as Wysocki's alternate on the NFPA 75 Technical Committee for protection of data processing systems. In addition to her work for GSI and her NFPA Standards activity, Hubert serves as Chair for the NFPA Disability Access Review and Advisory Committee (DARAC).

 

GSI personnel take part in NFPA Technical Committee activities to further life and fire safety

July 10, 2023 GSI's Tom Wysocki celebrates 50 years of work in research and development seeking better means to save lives and livelihoods from the ravages of uncontrolled fire. GSI congratulates Tom and wishes him continued success in his mission to advance the science and art of fire protection.

 

 

Gaseous Fire Suppression Agent Facts

Actual experience with fire extinguishment provides GSI invaluable knowledge which they use as designers, expert witnesses, and advocates for fire safety.

Fire extinguishment by an inert gas

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Guardian Services, world leader in special hazards fire protection, celebrates 38 years of service, protecting lives, livelihoods, and property from the effects of unwanted fire.

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