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Jeramie Morris
Does anyone have a definition for Cut Off Storage which is first mentioned in Table  I am looking for a definition and examples.  I have checked NFPA 400 and the Glossary of Terms with no formal definition.  Thanks!  Stay safe!   Jeramie
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The 2017 Fire Prevention Week theme "Every Second Counts - Plan 2 Ways Out!" focused on the importance of escape planning and practicing two ways out. NFPA has been the Official Sponsor of Fire Prevention Week since 1922. This year's theme is a powerful reminder of how critical it is to prepare in the event of a fire.   Each year, the Industrial… (Show more)
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Rick Grossert
Hi - I have searched the NFPA 55, NFPA 2, and OSHA 1910.103 and can not find required PPE for working on or inspecting Hydrogen equipment.  Can someone point me in the right direction.  Thank you in advance.
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Sarfan Akram
Please clarify the different between NFPA 130 and NFPA 258. are there any similarities in both standards?  
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Kyla Caponigro
I am making a fire escape plan for a townhouse. How does code 58 interact with a fire escape plan? If  the tank placement is to code but causes a less than 10 foot means of egress for the fire escape plan--is the tank in compliance with the code? Do you recommend the tank be relocated to allow a clear 10 foot means of egress to the street?
Farooq Ahmed
In process chemical industry, for categorization of Fire we consider AICHE CCPS guidelines , and as per those guideline any signs of smoke can also be consider as Fire. I need  NFPA guidelines for Fire categorization in buildings or kitchen in process chemical industry. As for process area CCPS guidelines are clear but for buildings and kitchen we… (Show more)
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Bob White
NFPA664 (dust collector less than 5,000CFM) states:    "connected directly to a listed spark extinguishing system. NFPA664 (dust collector more than 5,000CFM) states:   " equipped with a listed spark detection system"  nothing is said about extinguishing.  Is this an over sight?  What is the intent?  Does this… (Show more)
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I am confused in design fire suppression system for such kind of ternary battery energy storage container.  No related codes or test indicate clear measurements. Which kind of  fire suppression system useful for this materials?
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Kyla Caponigro
Dear Friends   What should be the criteria for design of fire water sprinkler based cooling system for Tri ethyl aluminum cylinder storage area? Objective is to provide protection against heat flux from external fire.   Which code and what density is to be used?   Thanking you in anticipation please.   Shanky
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