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Nominations for James M. Shannon Advocacy Medal Now Open

NFPA these days – December 10, 2020

NFPA is looking for nominations for the 2021 James M. Shannon Advocacy Medal, which acknowledges hearth and life safety advocates who’ve made huge contributions in lessening losses from fire, electrical, and other hazards.

Named for former NFPA President James Shannon, the award honors people or agencies that champion least expensive efforts and collaboration, whereas furthering NFPA’s mission. As part of his lengthy listing of advocacy achievements in fireplace loss discount, Shannon led the Coalition for hearth-protected Cigarettes, paving the style for legislations on minimum fire defense standards for cigarettes in every state.

NFPA considers nominees who are contributors of the hearth service or anyone or group whose advocacy efforts meet the award’s criteria. The medal recipient might be introduced later in 2021. old recipients have labored to raise use of sprinklers, endorsed for using updated codes, and other actions. The medal recipient could be announced later in 2021. The nominee application is attainable for down load and may be sent to publicaffairs@nfpa.org until the submission length closes on January 29, 2021.

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