• Fire Rating requirement for steel warehouses.

    Hi!   There is a Warehouse at QFZ at Doha, Qatar. It is to be made of steel structure. It is a 12.5M high space. Does it necessarily need to be fire rated?   Many Thanks.   Bhupendra
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  • Electrical Outlet placement for modified peninsula/island

    Hoping 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 ...
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  • Summary of Code Requirements or Checklist

    Does anyone know of a checklist or an inventory or requirements per code that may apply to a specific industry or business. What I am really looking for is a summary list with requirements per each code. Something sim...
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  • temporary fire protection in parking area - mall

    Hi,   we need to have a temporary fire protection in underground parking arena (08 nos. of basement) for a time travel of 15 days, as the building (shopping mall) is under construction.   Current cond...
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  • Modifications affecting more than 20 heads

    NFPA 13 2010 Edition states that modifications affecting more than 20 heads must be hydrostatically tested unless the system cannot be isolated.  To what extent is "isolated" considered.  If I have a multi f...
  • Do you know if NFPA applies to our product?

    Do you know if NFPA applies to our product? The standards I found were for upholstered furniture. We manufacture seat cushions and backs that are options on metal and wicker framed furniture. Any input would be helpfu...
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  • AHJ (Authority Having Jurisdiction) for a company located in Eastern Europe, Turkey

    Hello all,    I'm a Technical Research Engineer working at EAE,a company located in Istanbul, Turkey. We have Cable Tray Systems that we recently updated/created their Electrical Code Manual based on Nation...
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    created by pkayrak
  • Which 99 and 101 codes tell me why saloon products cannot be in a resident room with medical grade O2?

    I had a resident family member schedule a hair dresser to come in to take care of a non-ambulatory. I know there are fire risks that should be avoided in dealing with saloon equipment in resident rooms. When confronte...
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  • which code references why saloon products (curling iron, hair dryers, etc.) are not allowed in resident rooms in a secured nursing facility?

    I had a resident family member schedule a hair dresser to come in to take care of a non-ambulatory. I know there are fire risks that should be avoided in dealing with saloon equipment in resident rooms. When confronte...
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  • No hidden junction boxes

    Where in the NEC does it state that a homeowner can not hide an electrical box in the wall preventing service access?  I am servicing a multi-story dwelling (MDU) where a handful of owners have hidden electrical ...
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  • Fire Risk Assessments NFPA 551

    I am looking to do Fire Risk Assessments (NFPA 551) on some of the older buildings on my college campus.  Anyone have experience with this or sample documents they would be willing to share?
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  • NFPA Segment Director, Enforcement

    Good afternoon.   Effective enforcement is at the root of the NFPA vision of eliminating death, injury, property and economic loss due to fire, electrical and related hazards.  We are focused on working wit...
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  • NFPA President, Jim Pauley, Announces Smart Enforcement Community

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  • Smart Enforcement Workshop Report

    On November 19th, the Research Foundation facilitated a one day workshop to bring together representatives from selected fire departments across the country who are engaged in using data to enhance their enforcement a...
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  • What does "Smart Enforcement" mean to you?

    When I think of "Smart Enforcement", I think of the data that is being collected, analyzed, and utilized to better inform decision making around community risk reduction strategies. What about you?
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  • The Progress of Smart

    Kathleen Almand, FPRF, authored a brief article on applying data to decision-making around fire prevention in anticipation of the Smart Enforcement Workshop that was held in November 2015. The article discusses a vari...
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  • In Pursuit of Smart Enforcement... Check out the Video and NFPA Journal Article

      Like the video? Read the complete article "In Pursuit of Smart" from the November/December 2014 issue of NFPA Journal.
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  • What was your biggest takeaway from the Smart Enforcement workshop?

    What was your biggest takeaway from the Smart Enforcement workshop?
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