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alw10
Im a manager of Fire/Life Safety in NYC. I was recently asked a question about  fire stairs. Whats the regulations/code as far as the required fire ratings of stair cases in office buildings? where can I find this info?
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lisabraxton
https://www.nfpa.org/-/media/Files/FPW/Educate/FPW18Checklist.ashx The September issue of Safety Source, NFPA’s public education newsletter, is now available. In this issue you will find: A new Fire Prevention Week™ video to add to your toolkit for presentations. A Fire Prevention Week safety checklist to help your community identify
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gm@novazen.com
Generally, maximum egress travel path is considered to arrive at the number of stairways in a building. However, queuing time(tq) in front of exit stairway doors in each floor is more critical as it is greater than the time taken for horizontal distance (exit travel path) movement on a floor(td). So why do we not consider tq for the number of
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nhoyt
Becoming the leader in the fire and security industry takes talent—yours. We are looking for Fire Sprinkler Designers in Indianapolis, IN to join our best of the best team as we drive the industry forward and pursue excellence in everything we do. If you’re up to the challenge, we want to talk to you.   At Koorsen, we
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scottsutherland
  A series of California wildfires that killed 44 people was the deadliest fire event in the country in 2017.   That event was one of 21 fires and explosions that were considered catastrophic multiple-death fire events last year, and is presented as part of the excerpted report “Catastrophic Multiple-Death Fires and Explosions
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dgernerd
I have a question on NFPA 1584, I am hoping someone could clear up and maybe I am just reading it wrong..Under Chapter 6 - 6.1.4 - It says members shall undergo rehab following the use of a second 30 min or a 45 minute SCBA cylinder... But then under Annex A - Explanatory Material - A 5.2.3 - there should be at least 20 minutes of rest
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freddurso
Florida Fire Sprinkler Coalition Co-Chair Wendy Niles (left) joined Lorrell Bush with the Florida Fire Sprinkler Association (middle) and Jeni Pierce, fire marshal with the Clermont Fire Department in Florida, at the 2018 Central Florida Home Expo in Orlando. "We had lots of visitors stop by our booth and feel we made some good impact on both
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michelesteinberg
Register now for NFPA's Assessing Structure Ignition Potential from Wildfire two-day training in Denver scheduled for October 4-5. This class will provide valuable skills and knowledge to help you in your wildfire safety mission. Learn the science behind how homes ignite from wildfire. More importantly, find out the best ways to advise property
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