Fire safety codes should cover building decorations
The US NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) Journal questions the fire hazard posed by decorative features inside and outside buildings. These are often not covered by fire safety regulations.
265 000 fire deaths worldwide
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has published 2014 data for fire deaths, indicating 265 000 deaths per year worldwide, mostly occurring in low- and middle- income countries and mainly in the home and workplace.
Members of pinfa share the common vision of continuously improving the environmental and helth profile of their flame retardant products. This vision is coupled with a commitment to maintain high fire safety standards across the world, standards which minimize the risk of fire to the general public.