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Document ID (ISN)100919
CIS number 02-1529
ISSN - Serial title La Gaceta - Diario Oficial (Nicaragua)
Year 2002
Convention or series no.
Title Ministerial Standard on OSH concerning the prevention and extinction of fires in workplaces [Nicaragua]
Original title Norma ministerial de higiene y seguridad del trabajador relativa a la prevención y extinción de incendios en los lugares de trabajo [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information 21 June 2002, Year 106, No.116, p.4315-4323.
Abstract Contents of this legal standard on fire safety: definitions; responsibilities of employers and workers; fire prevention; workplace structures (fireproof construction); interior layout of workplaces with a fire hazard; passageways, corridors, doors and windows; stairways; passenger and goods lifts; special fire precautions on industrial premises; storage, handling and transportation of flammable materials; portable fire extinguishers; classification of fires; different methods of fire fighting; evacuation plans; emergency exits; fire detectors; training and personal protective equipment; alarms and fire drills.
Descriptors (primary) Nicaragua; fire prevention; fire protection
Descriptors (secondary) safe layout; flammable substances; fireproof materials; classification; law; portable fire extinguishers
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceNicaragua
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Fires