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haythem.mbarek
Click to view contentHi everyone,    After going through the chap17 in NFPA13, i could not confirm nor deny the use of RIGID SUPPORTS instead of conventional hangers to support the main and secondary collector.    this is the rigid support i'm talking about     Can anyone pass me the information please.
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haythem.mbarek
Click to view contentHi everyone, i need an answer to the following question ASAP please.   - The maximum length of a threaded rod to support a hanging pipe (concrete or steel structure) according to the NFPA13 ?     Thanks
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kate.kapalo
Hello All, My name is Kate Kapalo and I am a Ph.D. candidate in the Modeling & Simulation graduate program at the University of Central Florida. As part of my doctoral dissertation research, I am conducting a study regarding the use of prototype interfaces for presenting and displaying pre-incident planning information. I am requesting that… (Show more)
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jmontoya09
Buenas noches, por favor donde puedo encontrar la cantidad de horas en que se debe capacitar en un curso Conciencia, Operaciones, Tecnico y Comandante de incidentes en Materiales Peligrosos segun NFPA 472
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loganweaver15
I read NFPA 291 Section 4.9 about flow testing without a pitot gauge, but I do not understand where to get the variables. Can anyone help explain the process a little better to me?
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nickdawe
I work for large Fire Department and the Fire Marshal has expressed an interest in providing Crowd Manger Training to assembly occupies. Has any other Department already done this, I’m curious how invasive a program like this would become.   Thanks in advance,   ~ND
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francoishalle
I would like to know if, in a NFPA standard, a formula exist about calculing the initial attack force, for exemple for an industral plant. We know fro residential fire, 10 FF is recommanded, but is there a way to calculate the initial attack force for other occupancies. If so, is it possible to have the reference standard. I already consul NFPA… (Show more)
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rgrogean
Hello,    I have a question regarding Rope Rescue.  Does NFPA recommend a certain safety factor with ropes?  IE: 15:1 safety factor?  I have heard many opinions on this topic lately and am looking for the most up to date/accurate information to teach on this subject matter. From reading NFPA1983, it seems like this was something that was in the… (Show more)
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ewaterman
Reference NFPA 1221 Section 4.10 Remote Communications Facilities, sub section 4.10.2.2: 4.10.2.2* Where the building that houses a remote communications facility is located within 150 ft (46 m) of the potential collapse zone of a taller structure, the roof shall be designed to resist damage from collapse of the exposing structure. How do you… (Show more)
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