Hello! good morning. I am new. This is my first post. I need your help please. I want to implement a "supervising station alarm system" in the company I work for, but my boss ask me about the benefits of do it... Is there a specification that when constructing a storage building separate from the nursing home, that it has to be so many feet away from the NH?? if so, can you tell me how much and where in the regulations i... In NFPA 13 (2019) point 22.214.171.124.1 or errata 13-19-2 point 126.96.36.199.1 specifies "Draft curtains separating ESFR sprinklers at system breaks or (...) shall be permitted." Is a system break the space between two... Do residential sprinklers require a 1 1/2" IDC FOR Duplexes? Need clarification on NFPA-72, section 188.8.131.52.4.2 for beam pockets and waffle type beam configurations. it says beam spacing greater or less than 40%...is this beam spacing referring to both width and length... Drilling rigs usually have their own fixed water spray system but how can we, as a client ensure that it is sufficiently designed? Secondly, is there a requirement of any additional firewater inventory to cool down th... What constitutes a space as regular Business Use or Concentrated Business Use? Under Concentrated Business Use, it says (f) See A.184.108.40.206, but when I turn there, I don't see an explanation. Am I missing something? With COVID-19 continuing to place limitations on social activities and engagements, people may increasingly turn to grilling, fire pits, and other at-home outdoor activities this summer, which presents an increased ri... The second episode of The NFPA Podcast is now out. The one-hour episode features interviews with NFPA's Brian O'Connor, Matt Paiss of the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, and hazardous materials expert Scott Sto... On May 25, 2008, Loudoun County Fire and Rescue (VA) responded to a single-family house fire in a residential development. Keith Brower, who was the fire marshal at the time, heard the mayday call that would change hi... We have a main public firefighting pipe in the site (Yard) that fed by fire pumps and fire hydrants are mounted on this pipe. The (residential) buildings in the site are equipped with sprinkler and class II... With the arrival of summer and the July 4th holiday weekend just around the corner, people across the country are eager to take advantage of the easing of stay-at-home orders. As many states begin allowing for more ou... With the arrival of summer and the July 4th holiday weekend just around the corner, people across the country are eager to take advantage of the easing of stay-at-home orders. As many states begin allowing for more ou... I've got an existing operational industrial building that will have a new sprinkler system installed. As per NFPA 15-2017, Section 10.4.3.1, the spray nozzles must be tested. Read verbatim: 10.4.3.1 The water ... Has OSHA adopted 70E as part the regulation? My understanding is that OSHA use 70E as their reference for enforcement. How to be safe. The contractor wants to use a 1.5"CPVC pipe from where the domestic water (Copper pipe) splits off and through the riser that includes the check valve, flow switch and pressure gauge. I have a question about adding quick disconnect plugs into a 480 drop. Right now we have cables going from the Bus Bar down to the equipment, Does it require a electrician to turn the bus bar off, cut it in half, add ... - What is the distance between exit signs installed (how many exit signs in a 150 ft corridor leading to an exit we should install) ? please give reference from NFPA 101/72 - What is the minimum distance be... In which rooms/areas/type of building we install: - Smoke Detectors -Heat Detectors -Beam Detectors -Combined(smoke and heat)
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