NASFMNational Association of State Fire Marshals
NASFMNational Association of Store Fixture Manufacturers
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Occupant and first responder considerations in the face of building fires is a principal focus of NASFM Research & Education Foundation's Project FAIL-SAFE, short for "Factually Analyzing Integrated Layers of Safety Against Fire's Effects." Investigators will examine how buildings constructed to code minimum or higher perform as a whole in the event of fire and what are their "fail safe" characteristics.
The unveiling of the new name and brand identity took place at NASFM's 52nd Annual Convention, Nov.
The project was an overwhelming success and the store received the "Design for a Cause" award in Chain Store Age's 2006 Retail Store of the Year design competition, "Specialty Store Under 1500 s/f-1st place" in the ISP/VM+SD International Store Design Competition, and grand prize in the "Pop-Up Store" category of NASFM 2007 Retail Store Design Awards.
In its petition, NASFM noted that numerous government agencies regulate the use and storage of PU foam, but that "...
In 1993, the NASFM petitioned the CPSC to pass regulations requiring that upholstered furniture be constructed with fire-retardant materials and that manufacturers convey appropriate warnings of fire hazards to consumers.
Present at the meeting were representatives of the American Furniture Manufacturers Association (AFMA), the Fabric Coalition (a group of upholstery fabric makers), Underwriters Laboratories (UL), and the National Association of State Fire Marshals (NASFM).
The criteria for the NASFM award were the successful integration of strong brand identity into the store and fixture designs and the use of traditional materials in unique ways to support store brands.
The sample consisted of members of the National Association of Store Fixture Manufacturers (NASFM).
CHICAGO -- The nation's recent economic downturn has exposed deficiencies in retailers' ability to use their stores as marketing vehicles, Saatchi & Saatchi Collaborative Marketing chief executive officer Mel Korn said at the recent National Association of Store Fixture Manufacturers (NASFM) GlobalShop conference here.
"The use of bromine flame retardants in all applications has been shown to be the most efficient and cost effective means of providing fire safety." The National Association of State Fire Marshals (NASFM) has publicly supported the use of bromine flame retardants in order to have the proper degree of fire safety built into goods.
REPORT -- Typical storage pallets made with commodity plastics -- polyethylene and polypropylene -- readily ignite when exposed to flame and quickly melt to form a liquid pool of fire, which is difficult to extinguish, according to The National Association of State Fire Marshals (NASFM).
The National Association of State Fire Marshals (NASFM), the Fire Marshals Association of North America (FMANA), the California Chiefs Association (CFCA), and the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF), representing more than 225,000 fire fighters, are concerned with this new test.