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tvanhooser
Do NFPA have a standard on how to conduct risk assessments? If so please provide Standard number.  If not a RA Standard is recommended for good use by management and safety professionals. 
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eads
Can I install, in the field, a cylindrical lockset in a fire rated door? I have read the NFPA 80 regarding this but I am unsure if I can drill a 2 1/8 inch hole for the installation of the lockset. 
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delbart40
Click to view contentHoping to get some input on electrical outlet placement on what was a raised bar peninsula that has been modified to a single level island. Pictures below are a snapshot of the electrical blueprint when the house was built back in 2000 and a cleaned up version to better see the information (ceiling puck lighting sort of mucking things up,… (Show more)
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rickventurini1
A  special purpose 20 minute fire rated pet door has just been tested approved by UL 10C & CAN/ULC S104 & NFPA 80 - NFPA 252, Standard Methods of Fire Tests of Door Assemblies.    This also falls under IBC Code Chapter: Chapter 7 Fire and Smoke Protection Features.   Firesafe Pet Doors has received this UL approval. This pet door is meant for… (Show more)
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tvanhooser
What NFPA  standard (if any) covers sleep over scuba boats or like boats? If not NFPA what US government standard(s) would apply to these types of boats (Coast Guard)?
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nocivus
NFPA could offer an "economy" alternative to the current fire code subscription service.  The alternate subscription will only have those standards in the 2-years and 3-years revision cycles.   Other affordable alternative code subscriptions that could be offered:   - Water based systems standards (NFPA 11, 13, 14, 15, 16, 20, 22, 24, 25, 750)…
mike.volkmann
I have a question about storage of lithium batteries.  Our company converts gas powered commercial vehicles into electric, we will possibly have on hand 108, 32kwh, 333v nominal, Lithium Nickel Manganese Cobalt Oxide (LiNiMnCoO2) — NMC batteries.  What if any are the storage requirements with these batteries or any lithium battery
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david.sparkes
In a commercial building like a detention facility (jail), does the NFPA have a set standard when you should replace existing smoke detectors, do they have a service life expectancy. What does the NFPA standards recommend? We have Simplex /Grinnell-Johnson Control smoke detectors and duct detectors and some of them seem to be aged but are still… (Show more)
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rmilks
In NFPA 13R, Section 6.6.6 & 6.6.8 states that Fire sprinklers are not required in noncombustible elevator shafts where the elevator cars comply with ANSI A17.1 Safety Code for Elevators, and I'm wondering if sprinklers still would not be required in the elevator shaft when a polymer coated lift belt has been installed within the shaft? Because my… (Show more)
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agarcia302
How do I know my community has adopted the NEC? I’m learning the book in my community college, is that proof enough?
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