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Safety at Your Fingertips

Online Resource is a One-Stop Shop for Safety Needs Did you know the American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) provides an online Safety Portal at afsasafetyportal.com, as a free member benefit? This portal was developed in 2017 by the AFSA Safety & Insurance Committee in partnership with Blue River Underwriters, an AFSA-endorsed insurance partner. The Safety …

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NextGen Initiative Presents New Webinar Series

Topics Cover Next Generation Issues The American Fire Sprinkler Association’s (AFSA) NextGen Initiative (NGI) recently announced its new series of webinars covering issues and topics important to young (40 and under) professionals in the fire sprinkler industry. The first two webinars have been scheduled: “Planning the Lingering Ownership Transition” on June 6 2018, and “Leading …

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AFSA37 Heads to the Capitol

The Largest Annual Fire Sprinkler Exhibition in the World Offers Something for Everyone Come to the nation’s capitol and be a part of the largest event of its kind in the fire sprinkler industry as the American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) hosts AFSA37: Convention, Exhibition & Apprentice Competition September 30-October 3. Join industry peers at …

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AFSA Welcomes Upstate New York Chapter

Members Form Newest Chapter Adding strength to numbers, the American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) is pleased to announce the recent formation of its Upstate New York Chapter. This chapter will join AFSA as the 32nd chapter after holding its first chapter meeting in Endicott, New York on April 24, 2018. “Upstate New York is a …

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Join AFSA on Capitol Hill

Meet with Elected Representatives to Address Fire Sprinkler Industry Issues A new initiative, AFSA’s inaugural Capitol Hill Day seeks to engage fire sprinkler professionals who are already coming to Washington, D.C. for AFSA37: Convention, Exhibition & Apprentice Competition, to ask them to take part in advocacy activities on Capitol Hill. Facilitated by AFSA’s Legislative Committee, …

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Chairman’s Message

Greetings, The month of April has been both very exciting and busy for the leadership of our association. We have just concluded our second Board of Directors’ meeting of the year. Another event in April was the National Congressional Fire Services Institute (CFSI) dinner in Washington D.C. I was able to attend the dinner this …

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Maintenance on Fire Pump and Arc-Flash Hazards

Don’t Open Energized Controllers We’ve probably all heard or used the old adage, “What you don’t know won’t hurt you,” when referring to things that one would better off not knowing, but there are some things that not knowing can indeed hurt you. One such thing that tends to be an unknown to most water-based …

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Protecting America’s Heroes

AFSA Named Exclusive Sprinkler Partner of Homes For Our Troops The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) is pleased to announce a partnership with Homes For Our Troops (HFOT) as its exclusive fire sprinkler provider. In this role, AFSA, along with its local partners, will both donate the sprinkler systems as well as the install services …

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