• Current Carrying Conductors

    Is the neutral on a single phase, 120 volt, 15 amp circuit supplying 120 volt, 15 amp duplex receptacles considered a current carrying conductor when calculating ampacity adjustments for more than three current carryi...
    frankiethomas
    last modified by frankiethomas
  • Combustion/Ventilation requirements for standalone diesel pump building

    I have run across this issue a couple of times and never gotten a good answer.  Consider a standalone pump building housing a diesel engine driven fire pump and fire rated walls.   The building includes...
    toddweir
    last modified by toddweir
  • Gas Instant Heater Location

    We have a project where an existing boiler (hot water purpose) is being replaced by a set of 4 gas instant water heaters, the existing room has two electrical panels and one transformer. the venting of gas instant he...
    milton
    created by milton
  • Occupancy Separation

    NFPA 101 states you have to separate occupancy types or construction types with a fire barrier.  However, if a structural component interferes with a fire barriers continuity, but the structural fi...
    chris_coombs
    created by chris_coombs
  • Cosmetic&Toletics order picking warehouse

    Under design an order picking warehouse for a cosmetics and toiletics wholesaler. Goods are a changing mixture of flammeables and aerosols such as Eau De Parfum (75% alcohol ) , nail polish (Aceton) , Aerosols (Deodor...
    joses
    created by joses
  • ppe

    my question is . is there a term limit  under the law for ppe for exterior firefighters.. for exp . interior  is 10years . is it the same ?
    littleman13808
    created by littleman13808
  • Requirements for all Manufactures that produce a safety bulletin and/or recall?

    Why doesn't NFPA ( or does it? ) require that all Manufactures that produce a safety bulletin and/or recall be required to send send a mass notification to ALL licence contractors and not just to their "Authorized Dea...
    reelfire
    last modified by reelfire
  • 2nd floor fire station barrack - ADA?

    I am new to this site, and I imagine this has been asked a million times.  I am an architect starting to look at a project for the 2nd floor of an existing fire station.  They want to add bunk rooms, work ou...
    jamie
    created by jamie
  • Responders in action, 100 years ago

    Lived here my whole life, never heard a peep about this before.  Great article with some outstanding online features.   The tragedy that Boston forgot - The Boston Globe 
    ncomeau
    created by ncomeau
  • Smoke Control System

    What are all system to be considered in Smoke control system for High rise Office buildings.?
  • Marijuana: Are You Ready - VOTING/ POLLING

    Marijuana: Are You Ready? I DISAGREE WITH THE APPROACH GIVEN ON VOTING ON SEVERAL STATEMENTS.  IT MAKES NO SENSE TO ME THAT GIVEN AN OPTION TO VOTE, THE ONLY VOTE ONE CAN CAST IS "YES" FOR THE STATEMENT. I AM...
    genmgr@alceste.com
    last modified by genmgr@alceste.com
  • must you be certified to inspect fire dampers

    must you be certified to inspect fire dampers
  • NFPA 2007 8.13.5

    I have in rack fire sprinklers installed for racking that has 4 levels, the questions is does there need to be 18 inch clearance from fire sprinklers to the product stored on the pallets. I found NFPA 13 2007 Edition ...
    sam.fowler
    last modified by sam.fowler
  • IFMA Fire Code Survey

    The IFMA Board of Directors is conducting a survey of fire code development processes in the US.   Please click on the link below to provide some feedback to the Board.   https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/DXN...
    bpugh
    created by bpugh
  • UL or FM Approval and NFPA Code's

    Hi Team,. I do not know the NFPA Codes' that mention material or equipment or device's that should have of UL/FM Approval. So, can you show me what of NFPA Codes for UL/FM approval .   Thanks & Regards Ru...
    electr_utama
    created by electr_utama
  • Requerimientos detección y alarma para Hoteles y Hospitales

    Hola Estimado,   Quisiera que me des una accesoria por favor.   Es obligatorio por NFPA colocar notificación por voz(speaker) en los hospitales y hoteles? O puedo utilizar las bocinas de baja frecue...
    dgf@firetechcorp.com
    last modified by dgf@firetechcorp.com
  • Requerimientos  detección y alarma para hoteles y Hospitales según NFPA 101 Y 72

    Hola Estimado,   Quisiera que me des una accesoria por favor.   Es obligatorio por NFPA colocar notificación por voz(speaker) en los hospitales y hoteles? O puedo utilizar las bocinas de baja frecue...
    raybar
    last modified by raybar
  • Fire door clarification

    I work in a very large hospital in Georgia and I am fairly new to the healthcare industry. Basically I need to know when it comes to fire doors does every door that is a fire door need to be inspected (we do quarterly...
    jared.adams
    last modified by jared.adams
  • FD Training and Safety Officers

    Hello, Other then live fire training (NFPA1403) what other training is it mandatory that a certified Safety Officer be present. This is an ongoing discussion, that I am looking for clarification. Thank you.
    wpeterson
    created by wpeterson
  • Stairwell Wireless access

    Question ?   Is it possible to put wireless access points in stairwells and elevators.  As a hospital we are loosing connection in our hospital stairwells when our Dr.s are entering the stairwells and movin...
    sagstetter.james
    last modified by sagstetter.james