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nhoyt
Earlier this week, NFPA was contacted by the US Department of Health and Human Services, Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (HHS/ASPR) Division, as the agency has made a change in the system platform they use to monitor the location of electricity dependent DME (ventilators, oxygen concentrators, powered suction pumps) populations… (Show more)
mpe.fady
Hi, I am designing the ventilation system for a college of medicine and there are many laboratories, two of them are Radioisotope labs. I am providing an exhaust system for each lab, consisting of two induced draft dilution fans (1 working + 1 stand-by). Each exhaust system is serving 4 hoods inside one laboratory via a manifold, and provided… (Show more)
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james.carlini
Is a HAZMAT Team required to respond to a car/vehicle accident involving ANY Electric Vehicle(EV)? Is this a nationwide requirement? A state requirement (which state(s)? OR - just a suggestion determined by Local Authority?
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sourabhchowdhuri
Hi,   we need to have a temporary fire protection in underground parking arena (08 nos. of basement) for a time travel of 15 days, as the building (shopping mall) is under construction.   Current condition of building (parking area) are as follows.   1. Exit staircases are not constructed (Ramps are accessible). 2. Sprinkler system is under… (Show more)
sourabhchowdhuri
All Retail Shops are recommended to be provided with Quick Response Sprinklers. Fire Size used in the calculations is 2.5 MW considering Quick Response Sprinklers in compliance with BS 7346 Part 4 Table 3.     NFPA – 13, 19.3.3.2.3.1 where listed quick-response sprinklers, including extended coverage quick-response sprinklers, are used… (Show more)
carloseduardo
What would be Nfpa's criteria for deciding to have combat vehicles in Petrochemicals if we have fixed and brigade systems?
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lewdarrow63
Under 1901 Emergency Apparatus it states each riding seat to have an SCBA with min of 4.  Is it a requirement that the driver have a designated SCBA.  Trying to interrupt.  
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carloseduardo
I developed a PIP/Pre-plan for petrochemical industry with reference to CCPS Guidelines for Fire Protection in Chemical, Petrochemical, Nfpa 1620 and API 2001 Fire protectiom in refineries. Someone interested in exchanging ideas / solutions. I think I did something very complete and critical analysis. I'm always fine-tuning the document.
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sourabhchowdhuri
Hello,   In my mall project, the staircase enclosure is 2 hr. fire rated as per NFPA - 101. The staircase is constructed in well load "I" section structures from 10th level of multiple basement to ground level and still extended to retail level 11.  Is there any fire code to have a relevant respective fire rating for "I" section of staircase… (Show more)
trammf
Dear sir/Madam, Subject: Emergency lighting fixtures I have a Question for NFPA to clarify :  1. Are all lighting fixtures (luminaries) used for emergency lighting required to be listed? 2. Does that include fixtures that are part of the normal illumination fixtures but will serve as emergency lighting (Convertibles luminaries with listed… (Show more)
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