Log in to follow, share, and participate in this community. Hi Everyone, Anyone can advise us if what type of fire suppression system to be installed in a railway depot (Light & Heavy maintenance area). Is it automatic fire sprinkler system or standpipe system? Tha... Greetings, I was recently at a live theatre production outside my jurisdiction and noticed the EXIT signs went out with the house lights when the show started. Being a prevention officer, I always assess my exit route... Which is the best suitable fire extinguisher for the operation theater ? I prefer to place one or two clean agent / FM 200 portable fire extinguishers near the operating room as it is a clean, non toxic g... What is the deference between convenience opening and communicating space? Thus this floor opening created by the stair shall be allowed to be unprotected or shall be separated since it is connected to corri... I've found it difficult to come up with concrete answers in NFPA with regard to 1 &2 Family Dwellings and attached garages. Chapter 24 is all but silent on attached garages (CO section speaks to it). Are they to b... This document is a paper I wrote a few years ago. The idea of patient safety, proper egress is a joke! Monday, February 22, 2010 James Hamil Allen Hancock College FT 104 Building Construction/ Fire Protection S... Greetings Please advise about the firefighting system requirements for raw material store as a part of factory, can i follow the requirements related to factory's hazard classification, for example (Plastics f... I have an electrical room, no transformer, 1hr rating, and the door does not go into an exit corridor, Is the door rating 45 or 60 minutes? Dear All, I was searching about types of floor that should be installed in Chemical industry Control room for fire and safety purpose, is there any standard to look at specify that C.R. floor should be epoxy or... Are fire extinguishers expected in stairways? NFPA 10 states, "Fire extinguishers shall be located along normal paths of travel, including exits from areas." How do some interpret "including exits from areas?" M... Emergency Lighting. WHAT ARE THE CODES? Are ceiling mounted AHUs provided inside client areas in high rise commercial buildings and Malls are required to be integrated with fire detection and alarm system to switch off the AHUs in case of fire? ... Residential Board and Care: Question: Is it the intent of the NFPA 101 to limit the number of small residential board and care facilities within a single building? Project: I am proposing (... In NFPA 101, section 184.108.40.206 there is an allowance to install up to 6 sprinkler heads for the protection of a hazardous area without requiring a licensed sprinkler contractor and design. For many years we've provided ... Hi All- Seems to be some conflict here at my facility re: MER space Do the walls need to be rated? My understanding is that, yes the walls should be 1 hr., Am I misinformed? Thanks in advance-... I am putting together slides for an upcoming seminar titled, "Fire-Resistive Design & Detailing with Masonry Walls". I am looking for masonry details to share with the audience. Anyone have slides or d... Here is a 4th Grade program prepared for McHenry Township Fire Protection District who posed the original question above in an effort to gauge other curriculum available. Hopefully others will find it helpful.... I have been asked to develop some life safety standards for fraternity house corporations. Recommendations, (with the caveat that the local jurisdiction having authority should ultimately be consulted) include number ... I have had emergency evacuation signs made 8.5 X 11 of the several secondary areas within our facility that the public and our employees are subject to be in, my question is how high should a emergency evacuation sign... Hi, Does any one knows what are the life safety requirements for a building or facility occupied by special needs children?