The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) presented three awards to recognize achievements in fire and life safety this week at the National Fire Protection Association Conference & Expo, in
Wayne D. Moore was the recipient of the NFPA’s 2009 Standards Medal award. The Standards Medal is the highest award presented by NFPA’s Standard Council and recognizes outstanding contributions to fire safety in the development of codes and standards.
Dorothy Bruck and Ian Thomas received the 2009 Harry C. Bigglestone Award for Excellence in Communication of Fire Protection Concepts for their paper, “Comparison of the Effectiveness of Different Fire Notification Signals in Sleeping Older Adults.”
Co-authors Bruck and Thomas, both of
Pfizer Inc. is the winner of the 2008 Industrial Fire Prevention Week Contest. The Industrial Fire Prevention Week Contest Award recognizes businesses that promote fire and related safety messages for employees and their communities in conjunction with local fire departments during Fire Prevention Week from the previous year.
The Pfizer Inc. U.S. East Region, based in
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