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I am wondering about age of Scott 2.2 SCBA in service with a clip on PASS device that still passes functional testing. . The pack has an NFPA sticker that states NFPA 1981, 1996 edition. If i am reading NFPA 1852 right in Section 4.4.1 it doesn't meet the in service requirements for the earliest approved in service date. In section 4.4.3 it states… (Show more)
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I try to found in any NFPA book and internet what is the minimum size of corridor need fire alarm system 19' x 3'-6" (sample). same in Storage Room size 6'-10" x 11'-7".   And the waste room in each floor, that floor is empty, nothing is there - only in the wall a door (chute). why need a smoke detector or any notification appliance if nobody… (Show more)
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I was reading the new 2019 version of the NFPA 51B Fire Prevention During Welding, Cutting, and other Hot Work and in section 5.631.1 it talks about "maintaining fire watch for 1 hour after completion of hot work operations", assuming that fire watch is required. Further down under figure A. (Sample of Hot Work Permit) under the section for… (Show more)
Does anyone know of a checklist or an inventory or requirements per code that may apply to a specific industry or business. What I am really looking for is a summary list with requirements per each code. Something similar to the attachment. Maybe even an audit form to help narrow what standards apply. #Easy Code Finding Requirements
Hello! My name is Adeline, I have a question concerning the NFPA 1981 version 2019.  We've bought the latest 2019 version and according to the abstract, this latest version already replaces all previous versions. Yet there is a supplier in Taiwan claiming they can still provide  SCBA with the 2013 certification. Is this possible?… (Show more)
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NFPA 1901 - through instructs firefighters not to wear helmets in the driving and crew areas while the apparatus is in motion. With the advent of new technology and designs of fire helmets, has there been any consideration to amend this to allow "Jet-style" helmets to be worn? I am specifically referring to the MSA/Cairns XF1… (Show more)
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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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Our question deals with NFPA 704-2017, Standard System for the Identification of the Hazards of Materials for Emergency Response. We plotted the NFPA 704-2017 hazard rating reading (legibility) distances and hazard rating inches from Figure 9.1(c) on a line chart. We put hazard rating inches along the horizontal axis (or x axis), and we put… (Show more)
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It would be great to have some real life case studies of the balls in action.
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