Safety Source Newsletter

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Safety Source is a monthly e-newsletter on the latest information and happenings in NFPA's Public Education division, activities, educational tips, and Sparky the Fire Dog®.



  • January
    Staying safe during winter storms | Put a freeze on winter fires infographic | Home heating fires report


  • December
    Christmas tree fire safety | Holiday safety resources | New report cites home cooking fires as leading cause of home structure fires and injury
  • November
    Holiday safety tips | New fire loss in the United States report 
  • October
    Fire Prevention Week™ is here!
  • September
    New Fire Prevention Week™ video | FPW safety checklist | September is Campus Fire Safety Month
  • August
    Fire Prevention Week resources now available | Partner with Domino's for FPW | New edition of Educational Messages Desk Reference
  • July
    Home fire escape planning | Water safety tip sheet | Hurricane season prep | Concerns with open floor plans
  • June
    Fire Prevention Week™ focuses on safely escaping a home fire; Add fun to kids' summer reading with Sparky™® e-book; Tip sheet reinforces importance of leaving fireworks to the professionals
  • May
    New active shooter/hostile event response standard | May is National Electrical Safety Month | Stay safe during grilling season
  • April
    A game-changer for smoke alarms; Sparky's checklist for Earth Day; National Electrical Safety Month; People with disabilities session at Conference and Expo; Forthcoming standard addressing active shooter and/or hostile events
  • March
    Celebrate spring with a music video from Sparky® and PBS's Steve Songs; Spring is coming up daisies with a Sparky e-card; Check out the religious candle safety tip sheet
  • February
    NBC's “This Is Us” dramatically demonstrates critical home fire safety messaging; New tip sheet outlines chicken coop safety for hobby farmers
  • January
    New tip sheet addresses safety concerns in motor homes, campers and recreational vehicles; Help NFPA develop and update educational fire and life safety messages

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