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NFPA 801 - Standard for Fire Protection for Facilities Handling Radioactive Materials
1.1 Scope. 1.1.1* This standard addresses fire protection requirements intended to reduce the risk of fires and explosions at facilities handling radioactive materials. These requirements are applicable to all locations where radioactive materials are stored, handled, or used in quantities and...
NFPA 804 - Standard for Fire Protection for Advanced Light Water Reactor Electric Generating Plants
1.1* Scope. This standard applies only to advanced light water reactor electric generating plants and provides minimum fire protection requirements to ensure safe shutdown of the reactor, minimize the release of radioactive materials to the environment, provide safety to life of on-site personnel,...
NFPA 805 - Performance-Based Standard for Fire Protection for Light Water Reactor Electric Generating Plants
1.1 Scope. This standard specifies the minimum fire protection requirements for existing light water nuclear power plants during all phases of plant operation, including shutdown, degraded conditions, and decommissioning.
NFPA 806 - Performance Based Standard for Fire Protection for Advanced Nuclear Reactor Electric Generating Plants Change Process
Scope. This standard provides minimum requirements for a risk-informed, performance-based change process for the fire protection program for advanced nuclear reactor electric generating plants during construction and all phases of plant operation, including shutdown, degraded conditions, and...
NFPA 820 - Standard for Fire Protection in Wastewater Treatment and Collection Facilities
1.1 Scope. 1.1.1* General. This standard shall establish minimum requirements for protection against fire and explosion hazards in wastewater treatment plants and associated collection systems, including the hazard classification of specific areas and processes. 1.1.2 This standard shall apply to...
NFPA 850 - Recommended Practice for Fire Protection for Electric Generating Plants and High Voltage Direct Current Converter Stations
1.1 This document provides recommendations (not requirements) for fire prevention and fire protection for electric generating plants and high voltage direct current converter stations, except as follows: nuclear power plants are addressed in NFPA 805, Performance-Based Standard for Fire Protection...
NFPA 851 - Recommended Practice for Fire Protection for Hydroelectric Generating Plants
This document provides recommendations (not requirements) for fire prevention and fire protection for hydroelectric generating plants. The term "hydroelectric generating plant" also can be referred to as "station," "project," "unit(s)," "facility,"...
NFPA 853 - Standard for the Installation of Stationary Fuel Cell Power Systems
1.1 Scope. 1.1.1 This standard shall apply to the design, construction, and installation of stationary fuel cell power systems. 1.1.2 The scope of this document shall include the following: (1) A singular prepackaged, self-contained power system unit (2) Any combination of prepackaged,...