Posts Tagged ‘nfpa’

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Senior Living Case Study: Care In Construction

Multi-phase improvements at a senior living facility in Ottawa, IL call for a conscious focus on occupant... ...Read More...

FM Issue: Safeguarding Fire Systems

Remote monitoring and automation capabilities ease maintenance. From the March 2013 issue of Today's Facility... ...Read More...

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Tricks Of The Trade: Evac Plans

Can you tell me what the general requirements or accepted practices are for locating evac... ...Read More...

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: Protect Your Business Before Disasters—Like Sandy—Strike

Facility managers at companies with no plan or an incomplete plan will see opportunities to design backup systems, secure inventories, and create contingencies to get back to business as soon as possible. Taking into account such considerations as insurance, supply chain, alternate facilities (as your publication is doing), and redundant data systems are all things that should be top-of-mind for facility managers and others charged with disaster... ...Read More...

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ICC Designates NFPA 70 For Use With I-Codes

ICC announces official recognition of the NFPA’s 
National Electrical Code® as the electrical code 
for use with the ICC family of... ...Read More...

ICC, NFPA Join to Advance Public Safety in the Built Environment

The coalition will advance public safety in the built environment by advocating states and municipal jurisdictions adopt current building, fire prevention, sustainable, electrical, and life safety... ...Read More...

OSHA Cautions On The Dangers Of Fireworks

OSHA offers a Safety and Health Topics page that addresses two sectors in the pyrotechnics industry: retail sales of fireworks and fireworks... ...Read More...

FM Issue: Playing With Fire

Safe egress for building occupants is paramount, and existing and just released standards help guide the way. Accessibility isn't just the law; it's very, very good business!... ...Read More...

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New Public Service Video’s Proper Firestop Methods Aim To Increase Fire Safety In Buildings

The video depicts a full-scale room fire at UL's Northbrook, IL, test facility and compares non-compliant firestop systems performance to compliant firestop penetration and joint systems in accordance with ASTM E814 (UL-1479) and ASTM E1966 (UL-2079),... ...Read More...

Best Practices For Fire Readiness

In recognition of Fire Prevention Month, Cintas Corporation has released a list of best practices to help facility managers prevent and prepare for a fire.... ...Read More...