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National Fire Protection Association

Contact Information

1 Batterymarch Park

Quincy, MA 02169-7471

1-800-344-3555 (Voice - Orders Only)
617-770-3000 (Voice)
617-770-0700 (FAX)
617-984-8770 (Voice - TDD)

Internet Resources


The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is an international nonprofit organization that was established in 1896. The company’s mission is to reduce the worldwide burden of fire and other hazards on the quality of life by providing and advocating consensus codes and standards, research, training, and education. With a membership that includes more than 75,000 individuals from nearly 100 nations NFPA is the world's leading advocate of fire prevention and an authoritative source on public safety.


NFPA publishes codes and standards, handbooks, reference books, textbooks, field guides, curricula, and training and public education materials. Most resources are available through the web site. Serial publications include: NFPA Journal (bimonthly magazine for members), Fire Technology (quarterly research periodical); NFPA Update and NFPA News (bimonthly electronic bulletins), and NEC Digest (bimonthly magazine).


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Date Entered: 5/1/1998
Date Edited: 12/19/2012
Date Revised: 1/20/2013
Health Referral Number: HR0538
Accession Number: DP91A0157

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