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James Bernlohr
Maryland Project- 2 story building- 600 occupants on second floor requiring 3 means of egress.  We have 2 enclosed / rated stairs- and 1 open stair from second floor which is allowable via ICC / IBC   Allowable NFPA?  Is an open/ convenience stair acceptable as a means of egress under NFPA?
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Adam Miller
I have an I-2 occupancy with a gas insert fireplace in our main entry. There is now a request to hang art above it. In NFPA 99 & 101 i can not find specific regulations about it other that wall covering. Is there guidance or a regulation?
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Debra Baio
In the September issue of NFPA News: NFPA 855, NFPA 1700, and NFPA 2400 open for public input; new projects seeking comments on Fire Investigation Units, Fire Service Support Personnel, and Fire Test for Wall Panels; request to merge NFPA 16 and NFPA 11; and more...   In this issue: New documents open for public review and input: NFPA 855,
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Debra Baio
NFPA 1700, Guide for Structural Fire Fighting, is seeking public input on its preliminary draft. The preliminary draft allows the public to review and submit any suggested revisions prior to the publication of its First Draft Report. The deadline for submitting public input for this new standard is January 4, 2018. To submit a public input using
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Cathy Longley
The National Volunteer Fire Council is working with researchers from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health to determine the health benefits of the Mediterranean Diet for volunteer firefighters. The study is designed to help first responders and their families adopt good eating habits and improve their health by using key principles defined in
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