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Fire Safety Codes and Regulations

  1. #371 – Which Fire Sprinkler Flex Drop Do I Need? Part 2

    #371 – Which Fire Sprinkler Flex Drop Do I Need? Part 2
    NFPA 13 offers guidelines for easy, compliant, and safe fire sprinkler flex drop installations. Learn the rules before your next project!
  2. #370 – NFPA Guidance on Fire Hydrant Testing

    #370 – NFPA Guidance on Fire Hydrant Testing
    Learn when and how cities should perform hydrant flow tests—and why these measurements ensure that fire protection systems work in an emergency.
  3. #368 – Fire Safety in Historic Buildings: A Rehabilitation Planning Guide

    #368 – Fire Safety in Historic Buildings: A Rehabilitation Planning Guide
    Learn the NFPA model code requirements for rehabilitation and fire safety in historic buildings.
  4. #366 – Arena Fire Protection & Life Safety Evaluation Guide

    #366 – Arena Fire Protection & Life Safety Evaluation Guide
    Learn the elements of a life safety evaluation for sports arenas, stadiums, and grounds including systems, plans, and other considerations.
  5. #361 – Fire Safety in Churches, Temples, Mosques, and Synagogues

    #361 – Fire Safety in Churches, Temples, Mosques, and Synagogues
    Learn the NFPA model code requirements for maintaining fire safety in churches, mosques, synagogues, and other houses of worship.
  6. #355 – When and How to Contact the Authority Having Jurisdiction

    #355 – When and How to Contact the Authority Having Jurisdiction
    Learn when to contact your authority having jurisdiction—including for building permits, impairments, licenses, and other technical questions.
  7. #340 — How Does a Backflow Preventer Work?

    #340 — How Does a Backflow Preventer Work?
    Backflow preventers stop harmful contaminants from polluting a city’s drinking water City water mains provide water for most homes and buildings, including the water used in fire protection systems. But the stagnant water that fills the pipes of wet fire protection systems is “non-potable”—it’s not fit to drink. Thus, water authorities often require property owners to install backflow preventers to...
  8. #339 – Fire Safety in Schools: A Fire And Life Safety Inspection Checklist

    #339 – Fire Safety in Schools: A Fire And Life Safety Inspection Checklist
    Learn the school fire safety requirements outlined in NFPA model codes One of the greatest fire tragedies in U.S. history happened in a school. The year was 1958, and the building lacked the fire protection features that make strong fire safety in schools commonplace today: It had no sprinkler system or smoke detectors. The two fire alarms weren't connected to...
  9. #338 – New York State Fire Code: Key Changes in the 2020 Edition

    #338 – New York State Fire Code: Key Changes in the 2020 Edition
    The 2020 Fire Code of New York State will be the law on May 12th The 2020 edition of the New York state fire code takes effect on May 12. The new code strengthens some existing requirements and adds brand-new sections governing emerging issues like energy storage systems, community events at sugarhouses, the growing CBD oil industry, and the food...
  10. #336 – Life Safety & Fire Sprinkler Training Online: A List of Resources

    #336 – Life Safety & Fire Sprinkler Training Online: A List of Resources
    Take advantage of these free and discounted online training options while you’re stuck at home It’s hard to believe that it’s only been a few weeks since the coronavirus pandemic caused life to change drastically. Many individuals are looking for ways to stay productive as social distancing forces people to remain at home. For professionals in the fire protection industry...

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