Nominations open for NFPA and HFSC’s Bringing Safety Home Award

March 15, 2024

NFPA and HFSC seek nominations for home fire sprinkler advocacy award

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition (HFSC) have announced they are now accepting nominations for their Bringing Safety Home Award.

This award is designed to recognize the dedication of a safety advocate who actively promotes the importance of home fire sprinklers.

The Bringing Safety Home Award celebrates the efforts of members in the fire service and other advocates who effectively utilize HFSC educational material and NFPA data, including the NFPA Fire Sprinkler Initiative resources.

Their goal is to educate decision-makers about home fire sprinklers.

These educational initiatives focus on informing the public and policy makers, fostering a greater implementation of home fire sprinklers in new homes.

Award details and nomination process

The recipient of the Bringing Safety Home Award will be granted a $1,000 stipend.

This fund is intended to support further advocacy and educational endeavors regarding fire sprinkler systems in their respective areas.

The announcement of the winner is scheduled to occur during the Home Fire Sprinkler Week, from May 12 to May 18, 2024.

Nominations for this esteemed award are to be submitted through the Bringing Safety Home Award online form. Deadline to enter is April 5th 2024.

This platform allows individuals to nominate a candidate who they believe has made noteworthy contributions to the promotion of home fire sprinkler systems.

About the Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition (HFSC)

Established in 1996, the HFSC has been at the forefront of educating the public on the life-saving capabilities of sprinkler protection in one- and two-family homes.

As a noncommercial and purely educational nonprofit organization, HFSC has positioned itself as the primary source of independent information regarding home fire sprinklers.

More details about the coalition and its initiatives can be found at their official website.

FSJA Comment

The Bringing Safety Home Award, spearheaded by the NFPA and HFSC, represents a critical effort in advancing home fire safety.

The award not only acknowledges the dedication of individuals in the fire safety domain but also serves as a catalyst for further educational and advocacy work in this vital field.

With fire incidents remaining a major concern in residential areas, initiatives like these play a pivotal role in enhancing community safety.

The emphasis on education and policy influence underscores the importance of awareness and informed decision-making in fire prevention and safety.

As we await the announcement of the deserving recipient, it’s evident that such endeavors contribute substantially to creating safer living environments.

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