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Gabriele Papini
Life Safety in Power generation. NFPA 101 states that:   Power-Generation Buildings. Buildings of non-combustible construction used exclusively for the enclosure of steam generators, steam turbines, gas turbines, heat recovery generators, and flue gas treatment equipment shall be permitted to have a maximum travel distance of 400 ft (122 m),… (Show more)
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Matthew Goodall
In OSHA Standard 29 CFR 1910.178, Powered Industrial Trucks, Table N-1 References the NFPA at the bottom of the table, with Reference #'s for NFPA 505, that I have not been able to find.  Can someone help redirect me to where I may be able to find this information? (See highlighted portion of attachment)
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Stacy Johnson
My question is related to anti-static clothing.  Should operators that handle flammable liquids or combustible dust always where anti-static clothing?  Thanks
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Duncan Rydall
I am inquiring if there is any standard development regarding detection of ammonia ( ice rinks) chlorine ( swimming pools) and carbon monoxide (not in residential). Normally pools and arenas have a substantial occupant load and detection and notification seems to be only localized to the service room or plant space. Regulating and including… (Show more)
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Ross Ackerson
Does a sugar dust collector with chemical suppression require exhaust air isolation if returned back to the workspace? The unit has suppression on the hopper and inlet. The unit has 16oz singed polyester filter bags with no secondary filter.
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Michael Peirson
At our site we have a cogen unit fueled by natural gas in our power house that runs to help mitigate power costs at high peaks. It has a CO2 extinguishing fire protection built in that senses high temperature  and shuts down the unit and deploys CO2 gas. Recently we found this protection system left locked out at a isolation point after it was… (Show more)
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Ritesh Patel
Any infromation on guidelines or standard for fire prevention during gas drilling? We have a case where casing and drilling for piling works required on a former landfill site where they have encountered methane gas. Part of the drilling for piling works is dry process.  While methane within the landfill area may be too concengtrated (i.e. above… (Show more)
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Kyla Caponigro
NFPA Forumers:   Please refer to the word files attached below.   Basically we have 3 underground containers with ends in line. Not sure about the separation between containers ( 3ft or 10 ft)   Thanks in advance for any help   Aldo Cisternas Senior Enginner Abastible S.A
Omar Dargham
Can Lever Operated Ball Valves be considered and used / installed as "Indicating Valves" such as OS&Y gate valves ? Can Lever Operated Ball Valves be used / installed on a 2.5"landing valve of an outside fire hydrant ? Can Lever Operated Ball Valves be used / installed on a 1.5" hose rack ? Can Lever Operated Ball Valves be used / installed on… (Show more)
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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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