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NFPA 140 - Standard on Motion Picture and Television Production Studio Soundstages, Approved Production Facilities, and Production Locations
1.1 Scope. 1.1.1* This standard shall address fire protection, property protection, and life safety in motion picture and television industry soundstages, approved production facilities, and production locations. 1.1.2 Practices, processes, materials, and facilities that are addressed by other NFPA...
NFPA 150 - Standard on Fire and Life Safety in Animal Housing Facilities
1.1 Scope. 1.1.1* This standard shall provide the minimum requirements for the design, construction, fire protection, and classification of animal housing facilities. A.1.1.1 The requirements of NFPA 150 recognize the following fundamental principles: (1) Animals are sentient beings with a value...
NFPA 160 - Standard for the Use of Flame Effects Before an Audience
This standard shall provide requirements for the protection of property, operators, performers, support personnel, and the viewing audiences where flame effects are used indoors or outdoors. The purpose of this standard shall be to provide minimum requirements to the operators and manufacturers for...
NFPA 170 - Standard for Fire Safety and Emergency Symbols
1.1 Scope. This standard presents symbols used for fire safety, emergency, and associated hazards.
NFPA 204 - Standard for Smoke and Heat Venting
1.1 Scope. 1.1.1* This standard shall apply to the design of venting systems for the emergency venting of products of combustion from fires in buildings. The provisions of Chapters 4 through 10 shall apply to the design of venting systems for the emergency venting of products of combustion from...
NFPA 211 - Standard for Chimneys, Fireplaces, Vents, and Solid Fuel-Burning Appliances
1.1 Scope. This edition of NFPA 211 contains provisions for chimneys, fireplaces, venting systems, and solid fuel–burning appliances, including their installation. The standard applies to residential as well as commercial and industrial installations.
NFPA 214 - Standard on Water-Cooling Towers
1.1.1* This standard applies to fire protection for field-erected and factory-assembled water-cooling towers of combustible construction or those in which the fill is of combustible material. 1.1.2* Fire Risk Analysis. The following are some of the factors that shall be considered in determining...
NFPA 220 - Standard on Types of Building Construction
1.1* Scope. This standard defines types of building construction based on the combustibility and the fire resistance rating of a building’s structural elements. Fire walls, nonbearing exterior walls, nonbearing interior partitions, fire barrier walls, shaft enclosures, and openings in walls,...
NFPA 221 - Standard for High Challenge Fire Walls, Fire Walls, and Fire Barrier Walls
1.1 Scope. This standard specifies requirements for the design and construction of high challenge fire walls, fire walls, and fire barrier walls including protection of openings and penetrations.
NFPA 225 - Model Manufactured Home Installation Standard
1.1* Scope. This model standard shall cover the installation of manufactured homes wherever sited in the United States and its territories. The manufacturer’s installation instructions shall apply under either of the following conditions: (1) To items not covered by this standard (2) Where...
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