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Highlights & News

November 2
Howard "Skip" Elliott sworn in as PHMSA Administrator, read more

September 8
President Trump nominates Howard Elliott to serve as PHMSA Administrator, learn more

June 29, 2017
APA applauds legalization of Consumer fireworks in NJ, see more

June 28, 2017
Must see July 4th Fireworks Displays, read more

June 21, 2017
The APA urges fireworks safety this July 4th, click here.

June 5, 2017
FMCSA withdraws motor carrier financial responsibility rulemaking, notice here.

April 19, 2017
APA files comments on TRALA ELD rental truck exemption application. 

March 23, 2017
FMCSA Withdraws Safety Fitness Determination Proposal, see notice here.

March 1, 2017
David Tang, K&L Gates, Asia, BBC interview on investment flows into and out of China.

February 22, 2017
Ann Marie Buerkle named Acting Chairman of the CPSC, read more.

February 2, 2017
CPSC issues Fireworks Regulations Notice of Proposed Rulemaking.

January 31, 2017
Elaine Chao sworn in as Secretary of Transportation, read more.

December 19, 2016
OSHA issues final rule clarifying work-related injury reporting requirements. Click here to view.

December 16, 2016
APA looks forward to working with newly named PHMSA Associate Administrator for HazMat Safety William Schoonover.

December 8,
2016
FMCSA issues final rule on entry-level driver training.

December 5, 2016

FMCSA issues final rule creating a CDL drug & alcohol clearinghouse.

November 23, 2016
Business group praises court decision to block overtime wage rule.

September 6, 2016
CPSC releases proposed policy on audible effects

June 30, 2016
Click here to see APA's 2016 "must see" fireworks displays for July 4th.

June 27, 2016
The APA urges fireworks safety this July 4th. 


NFPA Standards

 

 NFPA 1123 (2014 edition) Code for Fireworks Display

Applies to the construction, handling, and use of fireworks intended solely for public display. It shall also apply to the general conduct and operation of the display.

 

 NFPA 1124 (2013 Edition) Code for Manufacturer, Transportation, Storage & Retail Sales of Fireworks

A code prepared by the Committee on Pyrotechnics of the National Fire Protection Association, with input from the APA. Offers guidelines for all aspects of both consumer fireworks and display manufacturing operations.

 

NFPA 1126 (2011 Edition) Use of Pyrotechnics Before a Proximate Audience

A code prepared by the Committee on Pyrotechnics of the National Fire Protection Association, with input from the APA.  Provides reasonable protection to pyrotechnic operators, performers, support personnel, and viewing proximate audiences, where pyrotechnic special effects are used indoors or outdoors.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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