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NFPA 101 - Life Safety Code®
1.1* Scope. 1.1.1 Title. NFPA 101, Life Safety Code, shall be known as the Life Safety Code®, is cited as such, and shall be referred to herein as “this Code” or “the Code.” 1.1.2 Danger to Life from Fire. The Code addresses those construction, protection, and occupancy...
NFPA 101A - Guide on Alternative Approaches to Life Safety
Consists of a number of different system approaches to life safety. Each chapter is a different system independent of the others and is to be used in conjunction with NFPA 101, Life Safety Code.
NFPA 102 - Standard for Grandstands, Folding and Telescopic Seating, Tents, and Membrane Structures
1.1 Scope. This standard addresses the following: (1) The construction, location, protection, and maintenance of grandstands and bleachers, folding and telescopic seating, tents, and membrane structures (2) Seating facilities located in the open air or within enclosed or semi-enclosed structures...
NFPA 105 - Standard for the Installation of Smoke Door Assemblies and Other Opening Protectives
1.1 Scope. This standard shall prescribe minimum requirements for smoke door assemblies for use in providing safety to life and protection of property from smoke.
NFPA 110 - Standard for Emergency and Standby Power Systems
This standard covers performance requirements for power systems providing an alternate source of electrical power to loads in buildings and facilities in the event that the primary power source fails. 1.1.1 Power systems covered in this standard include power sources, transfer equipment, controls,...
NFPA 111 - Standard on Stored Electrical Energy Emergency and Standby Power Systems
1.1.1 This standard covers performance requirements for stored electrical energy systems providing an alternate source of electrical power in buildings and facilities in the event that the normal electrical power source fails. NOTE: For emergency power systems supplied by emergency generators, see...
NFPA 115 - Standard for Laser Fire Protection
1.1 Scope. 1.1.1 This document shall provide minimum fire protection requirements for the design, manufacture, installation, and use of lasers and associated equipment. 1.1.2 Criteria for training for and responding to fire emergencies involving lasers shall be included.
NFPA 120 - Standard for Fire Prevention and Control in Coal Mines
1.1.1* This standard shall cover minimum requirements for reducing loss of life and property from fire and explosion in the following: (1) Underground bituminous coal mines (2) Coal preparation plants designed to prepare coal for shipment (3) Surface building and facilities associated with coal...
NFPA 122 - Standard for Fire Prevention and Control in Metal/Nonmetal Mining and Metal Mineral Processing Facilities
1.1.1 This standard covers minimum requirements for safeguarding life and property against fire and related hazards associated with metal and nonmetal underground and surface mining and metal mineral processing plants. 1.1.2 As applies to underground mining, this standard shall cover only the...
NFPA 130 - Standard for Fixed Guideway Transit and Passenger Rail Systems
1.1 Scope. 1.1.1 This standard shall cover fire protection requirements for underground, surface, and elevated fixed guideway transit and passenger rail systems, including trainways, vehicles, and vehicle maintenance and storage areas, and for life safety from fire in fixed guideway transit and...
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