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Construction - Temporary Separation Walls

Question asked by on Aug 15, 2017
Latest reply on Aug 18, 2017 by dminardi

I'm a healthcare construction manager and I'm looking for some interpretation on the NFPA 241 regarding "Temporary Separation Walls" in healthcare construction.* Nonrated walls and opening protectives shall be permitted when an approved automatic sprinkler system is installed.


   Annex A: Explanatory Material: A. Construction tarps would not be considered appropriate barriers or opening protectives.


Question #1:

How does NFPA define an "approved automatic sprinkler system"?


Question #2: 

What does NFPA define as "Construction tarps"?